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

Kaeleigh senior session

December 29, 2015portraits, seniors No Comments

Kaeleigh Senior Photo Session We managed to squeeze in another senior session over the holiday when Kaeleigh came to the studio for her photos. Trying out several looks, we opted for a dark, elegant setting in the studio. Then we managed to catch a break in the rain for a few shots outdoors, going for … Read More

Jason doesn’t like senior photos

December 11, 2015portraits, seniors No Comments

Jason doesn’t like senior photos …which makes him my favorite kind of senior to photograph. Dispensing with the usual cheese and props, we strive to make good, dignified portraits which mark the transition to adulthood. Jason’s session was a simple studio shoot, just him and the camera and a little bit of time to relax … Read More

Senior Portrait: My Antonia

November 19, 2015portraits, seniors No Comments

Antonia’s senior portrait was simple and concise: studio, cats, alley, dog. No cheese, just beautiful photos. Like the girl with the pearl earring, Antonia gazes back at the viewer through the camera from out of the dark in our studio session. Natural light fills her and the cat’s eyes. And finally the late autumn sun radiates all around her … Read More

Laureano: Bagpipes and a senior session

November 6, 2015portraits, seniors 2 Comments

Laureano has already made a name for himself with the bagpipes in the Cleveland area, and is looking forward to studying more in terms of music and education when he gets to college next year. And like many of my clients, was looking for good, elegant, and un-affected senior photos to mark this transition. Here … Read More

Noah: senior with guitar

October 13, 2015portraits, seniors No Comments

High school senior photos: Noah and his guitar Noah didn’t want senior photos, but that’s ok, in fact it’s not an uncommon sentiment; he just didn’t like what he saw out there, and had his own ideas. The guitar and shooting in studio were two things that were important to him, and we were happy to oblige. … Read More

Adam and Erin’s family session

September 21, 2015portraits No Comments

Adam, Erin, and their daughter made their third trip to our studio for another family portrait. For the past several years, they’ve come in for the simple, elegant studio look to give their images a timeless quality. Here are a few of my favorites.           If you’re interested in scheduling a … Read More

Family session in Shaker

August 8, 2015portraits No Comments

I caught up with my 2009 wedding clients Kristen and Chris recently for a family photo session at their home in Shaker Heights. It’s always great to hear back from old clients and see how their families are growing. My first encounter with most family photo clients is often as their wedding photographer, and it’s … 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.