Chicago Portraits of R&B / Soul Artist Caleb Minter

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One of my favorite techniques is to use CTO filters (plastic gels that make neutral light look like old fashioned light bulbs) on my lights so that when I tell the camera to compensate for their warmth, the camera makes the rest of the world look blue.

SWAY Chicago

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I’m really excited to share this photo with all of you! For some time I have been wanting to make an image like this, but I didnt have a client who needed one, or a project that came up where I felt like it would be a good fit. To show the energy of Sway […]

A Chicago Cocktail Crawl

Bartender Charles Joly of the Aviary in Chicago

I love it when an assignment not only gives me an opportunity to do what I love – shoot environmental portraits – 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.

Marcus Matteo’s new single ‘I don’t wanna go to work today’

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I worked together with Marcus Matteo to come up with his evocative album artwork for his new single ‘I don’t wanna go to work today.’ Most of it was his idea…. but my contribution was tweaking the pose and adding the keys. All in all Im really happy with the final results.