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Chicago Advertorial Photographer: Powering People

I was so excited ten years ago when an advertising agency asked me to shoot nine day-in-the-life photo essays featuring utility workers in Wyoming for a public relations ad campaign. The December 2002 project was such an amazing opportunity to not only take some really cool pictures, but experience quite an adventure. Every day we visited a new small town, each different in their own way.

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Chicago Lifestyle Photographer: Miller64 launches my new lifestyle ads

My exciting new GLBT lifestyle ads for Miller64 were just released during a party at Roscoe’s Tavern in Chicago, the location where we shot the above image.

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New Vimeo Account Up And Running

I recently set up a Vimeo account to showcase the professional HD music videos and TV commercials I directed over the past year. Please check them out and let me know what you think!

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Chicago nightlife advertising Photographer: Coors Releases One of My LGBT Lifestyle Ads

Miller Coors has begun to release point-of-sale ads I recently shot for them in my Chicago studio.

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Chicago Beauty Photographer: Beauty Lush Ads For CS Magazine

I had a lot of fun with this shoot… it took a little bit of time getting the dress and the hair just right. I used two light for this shot, a beauty dish right above the camera and a second light illuminating the white wall behind her.

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