Inspired by icy, frosted windows, my love of all things ethereal and mysterious, and the work of Columbus-based artist Ann Hamilton, these portraits are an ethereal homage to Ohio’s long winter months.Read More
Taking portraits of strangers is one of the most rewarding aspects of photography for me. The process can be intimidating but that's part of its attraction. Getting outside of my comfort zone is the best way to grow, as a person, and as a photographer.Read More
I worked with Maren, and the Rowe team on their Holiday Lookbook.The moody, decadent images highlight the rich colors and textures of their seasonal offerings.Read More
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Earlier this year, much of the continental United States was treated to a rare solar eclipse. I made the drive from Columbus, Ohio to Southern Illinois where totality was longer than anywhere else in the country. The six and a half hour drive and the adventure that followed was one of the most incredible experiences of my life. Witnessing the surreal shift in light as the moon passed in front of the sun was unlike anything I've seen before.Read More
Art Outside the Lines, an art studio operated by adults with disabilities. I had the pleasure of meeting its many artists and photographing them for 614 Magazine and the passion, joy, and creativity of its artists was infectious and inspiring.Read More
A few weeks back, Apple reached out to me to include several of my images in their #shotoniphone campaign on InstagramRead More
Brandon Gerald, aka Presto is a Columbus-based magician who is redefining people's perception of magic, one trick at a time.Read More
I had the honor of photographing George E. Smith, a Vietnam Veteran and former Prisoner of War for 614 Magazine.
The Vietnam War has resurfaced in the American consciousness lately thanks in large part to the documentary by Ken Burns.
The documentary tells the story of the Vietnam War through the experiences of everyday soldiers on both sides, eschewing pundits, talking heads, and politicians. In doing so, it offers viewers an opportunity to see something they thought they understood in a completely new way.
I had a similar experience while talking to and photographing George.Read More
Vada Azeem is a modern day Renaissance Man - Author, Illustrator, Musician - the man wears many hats.
His first book, "The Boy Who Tried to Touch the Sun" which he wrote and illustrated was released in October. The launch included a reading at the Columbus Museum of Art as well as articles in several local publications. Read more about Vada, his non-traditional path to become a children's book author, and see some of my images for the story at 614 Magazine.Read More
While most of my professional jobs are shot on a DSLR, many of the images on my Instagram account are taken with my iPhone.
Because I always have it with me, and for most photos, its perfectly adequate. To elevate those images from adequate to exceptional, try one of these apps.Read More
Every year, people flood the small town of Circleville, Ohio to see some of the largest pumpkins in the world and eat some pumpkin flavored treats. This year I made the trip to Circleville, not to take photos of the pumpkins, but to document the people who work at and attend the show - and maybe eat a couple pumpkin flavored donuts...Read More
The push and pull of two opposite but interdependent elements and the emotions they evoke.Read More
Utah is one of those places that seems unreal in photos. The rocky, red canyon cliffs create an otherworldly landscape that feels more like Mars than Earth.
If you think its surreal in photos though, you should see it in person.Read More
Nashville proudly calls itself the Music City and it doesn’t take long to see why. Country music, cowboy hats, and Johnny Cash – this is one city that knows how to stay on message. For music fans, Nashville offers an endless buffet – ranging from clichéd modern country to classic blues, modern folk, and more. This is what Nashville is known for.Read More
The 10th and final Independents' Day took place September 16-17 and I knew wanted to document one aspect of what has made this festival so great - its people. Rather than shooting candid photos of attendees and performers, I decided to lug a backdrop and lighting rig down to the festival.Read More
I worked with American Express on a series of images highlighting some of the small businesses and neighborhoods that make Columbus special.Read More
I had the opportunity to photograph the Ohio State Fair for 1812 Columbus. The diverse combination of people, animals, and events create a quirky and colorful buffet of fun. Here’s my attempt to capture just a little bit of the unique magic that is the Ohio State Fair.Read More
I've started working with 1812 Columbus, contributing articles, photo essays, and updates from my travels.Read More