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

BJ and Omar’s rooftop Cleveland wedding

August 11, 2017Weddings No Comments

BJ and Omar wanted a party, and a party they got with their rooftop wedding at the Velvet Dog in downtown Cleveland. Aside from a brief shower mid-ceremony, the setting was perfect for a summer night in Cleveland, with stunning views of the skyline. In addition to the rooftop ceremony and dance area, food stations by … Read More

Gadget the Dog

August 3, 2017portraits No Comments

I recently had the opportunity to photograph Gadget, a service dog and best friend to Bonnie. Gadget has been Bonnie’s constant companion for a few years now, and she really wanted portraits that would do him justice. I had the pleasure of meeting Bonnie through Facebook (and quite a few friends in common), and we met … Read More

Lacey and Andrew–Clifton Barn Wedding

August 2, 2017Weddings No Comments

We returned to the Clifton Barn for the second time this season for another cozy, intimate wedding celebration. The afternoon festivities began with a stop at the lakefront for some fun portraits before we proceeded to the Clifton for the ceremony and reception. Here are a few favorites from Lacey and Andrew’s day:     … Read More

I really do love to shoot weddings

August 1, 2017education, Weddings No Comments

I recently had a chance to sit down with Scene arts writer Dott von Schneider to discuss my new studio, career, art, and why I love to shoot weddings. As I’ve mentioned many times over the years, wedding photography is a tremendous creative challenge, and immensely satisfying. Read more here. If you’re looking for a … Read More

Morgan: Montana Senior in Cleveland

July 18, 2017portraits, seniors No Comments

Location is always a big question when we do portraits; looking for unique settings and scouting out places for just the right feel. For Morgan, who was in town from Montana visiting family, a session in downtown Cleveland was the furthest thing from what she could have had back home in Great Falls, and that’s … Read More

Jack Rugan: Songwriter

July 7, 2017portraits No Comments

Musician and songwriter Jack Rugan was back in the studio to get some new shots for the launch of his website. While still spare and clean like the high-key images we created for his last session, these have a softer, lower key vibe. Check out some of my favorites, and check out Jack’s music!   … Read More

Elizabeth in the studio

June 30, 2017portraits No Comments

There is no better reason to create a photograph than to simply commemorate a moment in time, a mood or a gesture marking a point in one’s life. That’s the only reason we needed when Jason brought his daughter Elizabeth into the studio for a recent portrait:                  … Read More

Jennifer and Artie: Shoreby Club Wedding

June 29, 2017Weddings No Comments

Jennifer and Artie had a beautiful sun-drenched wedding at the Shoreby Club on Lake Erie. The event was filled with family and friends who came from near and far to celebrate with singing and dancing.  We took advantage of the gorgeous Lake Erie sunset for a brief photo session later in the evening, and afterwards … Read More

Elizabeth and Derek: Ritz-Carlton Wedding

June 26, 2017Weddings No Comments

Elizabeth and Derek celebrated their wedding and reception at the Ritz-Carlton in downtown Cleveland, topping off their wedding with photos under the Terminal Tower, lit up in their wedding colors of red and white. Both classically trained musicians (Derek is a member of the world renowned Cleveland Orchestra), their style reflected their formal and understated aesthetic. We were … Read More