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

Musician portraits: Jack Rugan

February 24, 2017Music, portraits No Comments

Cleveland musician Jack Rugan visited the studio for some new images and we were happy to oblige. Opting for a clean, modern, high key look, Jack posed with and without his guitar for the series. Here are a few highlights:                               … Read More

Donna Jelen: Portrait of a musician

January 3, 2017Music, portraits No Comments

Conductor and violinist Donna Jelen recently sat for a portrait session in our studio. Like a lot of us, it had been years since she had updated her image for professional use, and wanted a head shot and portrait that would convey her passion and love of music. Opting for a dramatic, minimalist approach (as … Read More

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

Les Délices

January 21, 2016Music, portraits No Comments

Les Délices: Cleveland based baroque and early music ensemble We recently had the pleasure of photographing Cleveland based Baroque and early music ensemble Les Délices for their upcoming season. Specializing in little known works from the French Baroque, their performances sparkle and quietly transcend with nuance and subtle dynamics. Not unlike their performances, our photo sessions were … Read More

Slap back in the studio

December 30, 2015Music, portraits No Comments

Slap back in the studio: Cleveland musician portraits Good friends and colleagues SLAP were back in the studio over the holidays to update their band photos to include their still-young newish guitar player. This jazz/jam band has been playing the Cleveland area in one form or another for over 15 years, from the West Side … Read More

Duo Decibel in the studio

July 9, 2015Music, portraits 1 Comment

I recently had longtime CLE scene peeps Scully and Miss Melvis in the studio for a photo session. They’re hitting the streets with their new group, Duo Decibal, and wanted some fresh pics to go along.        

Tom Adams and The Last Resort

July 2, 2015Music, portraits No Comments

I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Tom for a few years now, having first been introduced to him when he played with his previous ensemble Trenchcoat Manifesto, as well as a solo gig both at my gallery in Tremont. He returned to the studio with his new band, The Last Resort, for a fresh photo … Read More