Progressive Arts Alliance RHAPSODY Summer Hip Hop Camp

Progressive Arts Alliance RHAPSODY Summer Hip Hop Camp

August 24, 2016events, Music No Comments

Progressive Arts Alliance RHAPSODY Summer Hip Hop Camp I had the pleasure and honor of documenting this year’s Progressive Arts Alliance’s RHAPSODY Summer Hip Hop Camp. The camp is a two-week intensive program which features hands-on workshops that allow students to learn more about the history and aesthetic expressions of hip-hop culture, including DJing, MCing, dance, and graffiti … Read More

Alexandra and Ryan: Wedding Encore at Park Lane Ballroom

Alexandra and Ryan: Wedding Encore at Park Lane Ballroom

August 17, 2016Weddings 1 Comment

Alexandra and Ryan: Park Lane Ballroom Wedding Alexandra and Ryan were officially married a few weeks prior in Tanzania, but being literally a world away, decided to throw another celebration for Cleveland family and friends at Park Lane Ballroom in University Circle. Despite the rainy, muggy day in August, we still managed to get a break in … Read More

Featured in CAN Journal: Dark Silver film portraits

Featured in CAN Journal: Dark Silver film portraits

August 3, 2016film, portraits No Comments

Featured in CAN Journal: Dark Silver film portraits I’m thrilled for this in-depth piece by Brittany Hudak in Collective Arts Network Journal, the first in their series entitled “Makers”. In it she describes her experience sitting for one of my Dark Silver film portrait sessions, and delves into process, history, and aesthetic: ‘When you see one … Read More

Gillian and Zack Skyview wedding

Gillian and Zack Skyview wedding

June 15, 2016Weddings No Comments

Skyview Wedding: Gillian and Zack When Gillian contacted me from her home in California, she was looking for a low key, easygoing photographer who could capture the real life action of the day without being intrusive, and deliver engaging, unpretentious formal portraits in the context of their tight evening schedule at Skyview Lodge in Brunswick. … Read More

Large format black and white portraits

Large format black and white portraits

April 7, 2016portraits No Comments

Large format black and white portraits Since starting the Dark Silver series, many people have expressed interest in the process and the images, but due to cost and technical concerns I haven’t offered this service to the general public. However, since seeing a renewed interest and appreciation of traditional film photography, I am offering large format black … Read More

Scott MacPherson: professional head shot

Scott MacPherson: professional head shot

March 30, 2016portraits No Comments

Scott MacPherson: professional head shot Scott MacPherson, conductor of the Cleveland Chamber Choir, came to the studio recently to update his professional head shot. As a bonus, he and his wife graciously volunteered to take part in my Dark Silver series, an ongoing portrait project featuring real b&w film photos of a wide variety of … Read More

Alex and Phil tie the knot

Alex and Phil tie the knot

February 9, 2016LGBT weddings, Weddings No Comments

Alex and Phil tie the knot It was a most modest wedding, a short, late afternoon ceremony, a small circle of closest friends, but very large on significance in the grander scheme of things when Alex and Phil tied the knot. Alex never thought he would see the day when he and the love of … Read More