Portrait of the artist

September 14, 2009portraits No Comments

More from the ongoing “Cleveland Portrait Project”… Artist Ron Knight, whose work is featured September and October at Mastroianni Arts, and his wife Diane sit (or stand, really) for the camera recently:

More from the Cleveland Portrait Project

August 2, 2009portraits 1 Comment

New Clevelander Keri Hersman, and Cleveland ex-pats Laura Laura D’Alessandro and Cathy DeYoung all sat last week for a session contributing to my new Cleveland Portrait Project series…         Earlier set can be seen here

The Cleveland Portrait Project part 1

July 20, 2009portraits 1 Comment

The Cleveland Portrait Project is an ongoing series of studio portrait sessions, not unlike the earlier Literary Sets, which capture an undirected, usually spontaneous interaction between subject and shooter within a formal studio setting. This set was captured this past Sunday afternoon: (portrait of the artist by Antonia Mastroianni)


May 4, 2009portraits 1 Comment

I had the pleasure of having Gina Jokilehto-Schigel (of the fabulous Shi-Shi Events) sit for the camera recently; here are a few of my favorites… Ready for that portrait session you’ve been putting off? I think so… For more info call 216.235.6936 or email smastro@smastro.com And don’t forget, if you’re looking for an event planner … Read More

It’s called "erotica", BTW…

February 27, 2009portraits 1 Comment

That’s her story, and she’s sticking to it! Neve Black is a writer carving out a niche for herself in the world of contemporary fiction, specifically that of the naughtier variety. I had the pleasure of photographing Ms. Black recently in the wake of the publication of her first novel, Sex Through the Zodiac… Yeah… … Read More