New year, new head shot

New year, new head shot

December 7, 2017portraits No Comments

With the start of the new year, it’s a good time to think about your professional profile. Is your head shot up to date? Make sure your image really reflects your personality and style. Whether you’re an actor, musician, author, lawyer, realtor, or any sort of professional who relies on promoting an image and a … Read More

Buy the book: Silver Scuro: Portraits 2014-2016

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

Silver Scuro Studio open house portraits

Silver Scuro Studio open house portraits

November 30, 2017events, portraits 1 Comment

As part of Small Business Saturday, we had an open house along with several of our Fleet Ave. neighbors, and offered complimentary portraits as well. Here are a few highlights.                                        

Duo Decibel System CD release party

Duo Decibel System CD release party

November 14, 2017Uncategorized No Comments

Duo Decibel System, whom I’ve had the pleasure of photographing on several occasions, will host a CD release party for their new recording, Slow Wave, on Saturday, November 18th at 7PM at the new studio, 5606 Fleet Ave. in Slavic Village. Guitarist/singer Miss Melvis and drummer/programmer John Scully have honed their chops in a number of … Read More

Chris and Carli at Steele Mansion

Chris and Carli at Steele Mansion

November 11, 2017Weddings No Comments

Chris and Carli’s wedding took me to Painesville, for a ceremony at Morely Music Hall on the campus of Lake Erie College, and the beautiful Steele Mansion right across the street. The cozy evening wedding was energized by family, friends, and the couple, who applied a good measure of their DIY aesthetic to throw the party they … Read More

New Studio and Gallery (2.0)

New Studio and Gallery (2.0)

November 8, 2017events, gallery No Comments

After a slight complication with our first location, we have moved Silver Scuro Studio and Gallery two blocks east, to 5606 Fleet Ave. in Slavic Village. Built in 1911, the location was most recently occupied by an animal hospital, but had originally been Zak Pharmacy, and eventually the Village Inn. We have gutted the interior to open … Read More

Anne and David

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

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

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

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

#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