Barack Obama strategist David Axelrod poses in Chicago April 25, 2008. John Gress/for The Washington Post

David Axelrod slashes stache

When I met David Axelrod in 2008 at Obama for America campaign headquarters I instantly wanted to photograph him in front of this iconic Obama image. I decided to light Axelrod with light similar to what was in the Obama portrait, only from the opposite side, to create symmetry and contrast all at the same time.

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Twilight Photos Continue To Be Published Globally

With the latest movie on its way, my 2010 photos of the twilight cast continue to be published world wide including this clip from Us Weekly.

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Audra Soulias (R), a former personal assistant to William Kennedy Smith, leaves a news conference with friend Gerd-Lind Kolarik in Chicago, August 26, 2004. Soulias is accusing Kennedy Smith, a nephew of Senator Edward Kennedy, who was acquitted in a highly publicized 1991 rape trial in Florida, of sexually harassing subordinates in a lawsuit. Smith, a 43-year-old doctor who helped found a global organization in 1996 that helps the disabled, denied the 5-year-old allegations in the lawsuit brought by Soulias August 25, 2004.

Flash From The Past: August 26th, 2004

Seven years ago today I found myself in the middle of a circus along with an over zealous camera totting legal assistant demonstrating her karate skills, after Audra Soulias, a former personal assistant to William Kennedy Smith, accused the member of ‘America’s royal family’ of sexually harassing subordinates.

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The Cable Show

Lightreading.com just posted photos I took of the Cable Show / Convention at McCormick Place in Chicago.

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Flash From The Past: June 9, 2004 – Ashley Judd

On June 9 2004 I photographed actress Ashley Judd in Chicago as she was publicizing her new movie De-Lovely, which became one of my favorites.

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