This was my third cover video for singer Marcus Matteo. This time featuring Megan and pianist Patrick. The first two videos were one take live performances where as this was done as a typical music video, where the artists sing along to their recorded track, allowing me to experiment with several different shots and it…Read details
Shooting this travel story for The New York Times Magazine was a great experience. As a Chicago transplant, I make my way around the city just about everyday, but this time I got to really appreciate Chicago through the eyes of a tourist.Read details
I love it when an assignment not only gives me an opportunity to do what I love â€“ shoot environmental portraits â€“ but it gives new insights about the city I call home.
When the New York Times magazine asked me to shoot a series of images showcasing Chicago bars and bartenders I was shown five great places to tie one on, all with a unique knot.Read details
Every year, for all of us, is different. But as I look back on all that I accomplished this year, during this season of self reflection, the one word that comes to mind is quality.Â I’m really proud of the fact that by looking over my top ten favorite projects I can see how all…Read details
Chicago Music Video Production Company: I just worked with Brian Alwyn to produce a cover of the Christmas song ‘Mary Did You Know?’ featuring pianist Justin.Read details
I worked together with Marcus Matteo to come up with his evocative album artwork for his new single â€˜I donâ€™t wanna go to work today.â€™ Most of it was his ideaâ€¦. but my contribution was tweaking the pose and adding the keys. All in all Im really happy with the final results.Read details
I got hired today to take some photos of Chicago stuck in our seasonal deep freeze. For my friends in the west, its been around 10-degrees, which I am sure seems frightening to you. To my friends in the Midwest, its just another day in Paradise 😉
The image above is my favorite from today. I didn’t see this image at first as I was drawn to the juxtaposition of the iced over ladder and the city skyline. While I look confused at the footprints headed towards the water, I noticed the reflection.Read details
The more I explore new topics with my partner-in-crime Akin Girav the more I fall in love all over again with being a visual artist.
So far the response from our latest video has been great, mostly thanks to the great model we were able to work with, Linda W, represented by Ford Models.Read details