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.
Recording artist Megan’s The Heartbreak Remedy is now on itunes. I must say, its kind of fun seeing your image as the album artwork!
Doing this shoot for Megan, a singer originally from Indiana now residing in Chicago, was a welcome departure from my norm and required a lot of imaginative thought, knowing that what I was shooting would be combined later with graphics to form the final image.
For this shoot I tried something new. I decided to use one of my two new twin 1200-watt HMI movie lights as my main light and then I used two two-foot Kino Flo lights to strip either side of the subjects face. By using continuous lighting I was able to see the light in real time which was so much more fun than shooting with electronic flash and imagining what the light would look like when the strobes fired.
A few months ago when civil unions became legal for gay and lesbian couples in Chicago, I decided to start offering my photography services for couples looking to get married. Below you can find photographs of the new sample wedding album I we put together to show just how we can capture these memories.