Anne and David

October 13, 2017Weddings No Comments

Anne and David’s wedding at St Basil and The Woodside at St Michael’s was a gorgeous affair on a gorgeous day. Rounded out with photos at Brecksville Reservation, a grand time was had by all, and we have the photos to prove it.                         … Read More

Lisa Bruno-portrait of the artist

October 12, 2017portraits No Comments

When Lisa Bruno expressed interest in sitting for the ongoing Dark Silver series of portraits, it seemed quite natural, as her work as an emerging photographer is focused on black and white portraits and figure study. As a relative newcomer to photography, Lisa had quite a fascination with the process of the large, old cameras, and a real … Read More

Emily and Michael–wedding on the farm

September 29, 2017Weddings No Comments

Emily and Michael found the perfect setting for their farm wedding, both geographically and stylistically, at the Rural Society at Warwick Farms. The weather was perfect for their afternoon ceremony, and dancing under the stars. The beautiful sunset was a bonus for even more memorable images.                       … Read More

John W. Carlson–portrait of the artist

September 27, 2017Uncategorized No Comments

I recently had the pleasure of having artist John Carlson in the studio for a portrait. He wanted to sit and be part of my ongoing Dark Silver portrait series, and we got some great moments preserved on film. One can almost see John as one of his own paintings, graphic, linear, insistent yet low key, … Read More

#gansalozzi–Natalie and Chris get married

September 15, 2017Weddings No Comments

When Natalie called looking for a wedding photographer, I knew that it was going to be a grand event if her sister’s wedding was any indication. And it was… A little off my beaten path, the wedding was in Chicago at Ovation Event Space. We spent a full day, from getting ready at the hotel, … Read More

Cecilia and Kevin and a backyard wedding

September 6, 2017Weddings No Comments

Cecilia and Kevin couldn’t have had a more beautiful day to celebrate their wedding, which was thrown in their expansive backyard. After a gorgeous ceremony under the trees, guests headed up to a tented seating area and served a delicious meal catered by Kevin’s family catering business. We got some beautiful formal photos before the … Read More

BJ and Omar’s rooftop Cleveland wedding

August 11, 2017Weddings No Comments

BJ and Omar wanted a party, and a party they got with their rooftop wedding at the Velvet Dog in downtown Cleveland. Aside from a brief shower mid-ceremony, the setting was perfect for a summer night in Cleveland, with stunning views of the skyline. In addition to the rooftop ceremony and dance area, food stations by … Read More

Gadget the Dog

August 3, 2017portraits No Comments

I recently had the opportunity to photograph Gadget, a service dog and best friend to Bonnie. Gadget has been Bonnie’s constant companion for a few years now, and she really wanted portraits that would do him justice. I had the pleasure of meeting Bonnie through Facebook (and quite a few friends in common), and we met … Read More

Lacey and Andrew–Clifton Barn Wedding

August 2, 2017Weddings No Comments

We returned to the Clifton Barn for the second time this season for another cozy, intimate wedding celebration. The afternoon festivities began with a stop at the lakefront for some fun portraits before we proceeded to the Clifton for the ceremony and reception. Here are a few favorites from Lacey and Andrew’s day:     … Read More

I really do love to shoot weddings

August 1, 2017education, Weddings No Comments

I recently had a chance to sit down with Scene arts writer Dott von Schneider to discuss my new studio, career, art, and why I love to shoot weddings. As I’ve mentioned many times over the years, wedding photography is a tremendous creative challenge, and immensely satisfying. Read more here. If you’re looking for a … Read More