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Advertising , Charity , Lifestyle

Chicago Nightlife Advertising Photography: World Of Chocolate Ad Campaign

I first stepped into Chicago's Union Station in 1996.I was 18 years-old and traveling through on my way to check out colleges with my...

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Video

Chicago Small Business Promotional Video: Terry’s Toffee

Promotional video: Earlier this month, I worked with Terry's Toffee to create a promotional video for their business showcasing their award-winning handcrafted confections. I...

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Photojournalism

Postal Service Discloses Major Theft of Its Employees Personal Data

I really feel bad for the employees, especially the ones I met when I spent the day with USPS postal workers.

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Madison Portrait Photographer Dr. David Cookson at Maple Bluff Country Club
Photojournalism

Madison Portrait Photographer: Dr. David Cookson

I went to Madison, Wisconsin a few weeks ago to shoot a portrait of Dr. David Cookson for the United States Gold Association. You...

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Daredevil Nik Wallenda starts his walk along a tightrope between two skyscrapers suspended 500 feet (152.4 meters) above the Chicago River as a plane flys past in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2014. REUTERS/John Gress
Photojournalism

Wallenda walks over Chicago

Daredevil Nik Wallenda crosses a tightrope between two skyscrapers above Chicago.

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Video

Video: Step-Up Get-Tested Live Event

The AIDS Foundation of Chicago recently hired me to shoot a full length video of this live event last month on National Gay Men's...

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Headshots , Portrait

Chicago Singer Headshot: Tenor Travis Whitlock

When singer Travis Whitlock came to me for his headshots, it afforded me an opportunity to shoot conservative, yet edgy portraits of the tenor....

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Sports Photographer captures Chicago Marathon
Charity

Sports Photography – Chicago Marathon: T2

This weekend I photographed the Chicago Marathon for the AIDS Foundation of Chicago's Team to End AIDS (T2). It was a fun experience finding...

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internal communications campaign
Charity , Portrait

Comcast United Way Internal Communications Campaign Ad

For the second year in a row, Comcast hired me to create portraits for their national United Way campaign. This year's poster features WMAQ...

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Charity , Lifestyle , Video

AIDS Run & Walk Chicago Charity Integrated Marketing Campaign

If you haven't already seen them, this video and print fundraising ad campaign is now appearing online, in print and on buses all over...

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CHICAGO,IL - AUGUST 21: Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney shakes hands with his former running mate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on August 21, 2014 in Chicago. The duo was on hand to publicize Ryan's new book, "The Way Forward." (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)
Photojournalism

Paul Ryan & Mitt Romney: No really, it’s 2014

CHICAGO,IL - AUGUST 21: Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney shakes hands with his former running mate U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) on August...

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Chicago Fitness Model Jamal Akakpo poses for his headshots
Headshots , Portrait

Chicago Fitness Photographer Headshots: Model Jamal Akakpo

Often times when I do a shoot I will alternate between different lighting approaches, and this shoot with fitness model Jamal Akakpo was no...

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