Jennifer and Artie: Shoreby Club Wedding

June 29, 2017Weddings No Comments

Jennifer and Artie had a beautiful sun-drenched wedding at the Shoreby Club on Lake Erie. The event was filled with family and friends who came from near and far to celebrate with singing and dancing.  We took advantage of the gorgeous Lake Erie sunset for a brief photo session later in the evening, and afterwards … Read More

Elizabeth and Derek: Ritz-Carlton Wedding

June 26, 2017Weddings No Comments

Elizabeth and Derek celebrated their wedding and reception at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Cleveland, topping off their wedding with photos under the Terminal Tower, lit up in their wedding colors of red and white. Both classically trained musicians (Derek is a member of the world renowned Cleveland Orchestra), their style reflected their formal and understated aesthetic. We were … Read More

#BeattyHawkinsDance

June 15, 2017Weddings 3 Comments

Zane and Becka recently returned to Cleveland with an intimate guest list of family and friends to celebrate their marriage. After their service at St Alban Episcopal, we headed down the hill to Little Italy, where they spent a lot of time during their CWRU years, for a photo session around the neighborhood. The afternoon … Read More

Buy the book: Silver Scuro: Portraits 2014-2016

June 12, 2017events, portraits No Comments

I’m thrilled to announce that a collection of my black & white portraits from my Dark Silver project is now available in paperback. The series was recently featured in CAN Journal, and individual images have been displayed in exhibitions here and juried shows. Silver Scuro collects photographs of folks recruited mostly through social media to … Read More

Jamie and Josh: wedding under the big tent

June 9, 2017Uncategorized No Comments

It was a near perfect day for Jamie and Josh to tie the knot at Strongsville UCC and have their reception under a big tent in Strongsville. The weather held out, and an overflow crowd had a great time with good tunes, games, a buffet of pizza and tacos, and a giant cake. The evening … Read More

Nicole and Sean: wedding at the Clifton Barn

June 9, 2017Weddings No Comments

The Clifton Barn provided the perfect, intimate setting for Nicole and Sean’s Friday evening wedding. Low key and laid back, the festivities fit their style and mood. A short and sweet ceremony, and a relaxed reception followed on this perfect springtime late afternoon affair.                       … Read More

Megan and David

May 31, 2017Weddings 2 Comments

Megan and David celebrated their wedding with family and friends at St. Albert the Great and the Holiday Inn Rockside a few weeks ago. We met at her family home before the ceremony (and again immediately following), with a brief stop at the Cuyahoga Valley Metropark for a few photos.  Here are some high lights … Read More

The Estate on Coffee Creek wedding: Ashley and Guy

May 18, 2017Weddings No Comments

Ashley and Guy celebrated their wedding with family and friends on a glorious, sunny day at The Estate on Coffee Creek in Ashtabula. Their afternoon service began with the bride gathering flowers from guests who lined the procession to create an impromptu yet perfect bouquet. With children and family on hand and fully engaged, the … Read More

Surprise portraits for mom!

May 16, 2017portraits No Comments

Jason called recently to commission a very special portrait session: photos of his daughters as a surprise for Mother’s Day. We went to nearby Lakewood Park for a fun filled session where the girls personalities really shined through.  Family portraits make great gifts, you can even book ahead and choose a date later. Contact me for … Read More

Les Delices

May 5, 2017commercial, Music, portraits No Comments

I recently had the opportunity to shoot with Les Delices again, the Cleveland based ensemble specializing in music of the French baroque. Photographing performing artists is a special and rewarding challenge; creating both images which convey the dynamics of performance, and environmental portraits of the subjects.  Whether you’re looking for performance photos, or a formal studio … Read More