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

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

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

Dark Silver: Work in progress 2016

November 30, 2016Artwalk, gallery, portraits No Comments

Join us on December 9, 6-9PM for an open studio featuring work in progress from the Dark Silver portrait series. Selected large scale prints will be on display from some of this past years sessions. Hours are by appointment only for the remainder of December. Dark Silver is a project devoted to creating traditional black … Read More

Pre-holiday portrait sale

November 10, 2016portraits, promotions No Comments

Pre-holiday portrait sale The holidays are right around the corner, and it’s time to finally get that family photo, headshot, senior session, or baby pic you’ve been promising yourself. From now until November 23, all regular portrait sessions are $200 (normally $300), including a $50 print credit. Book before November 23rd to get this special price, … Read More

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

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