In 2011, I waited until a month after the tornado itself to pull out a camera to capture the aftermath. When I did, I wanted to show the complexity of it; the sadness, humor, starkness, surrealness, hope, and community. Here's some of those images...Read More
article in FEAST magazine, featuring portraits and cake shots from Frosted Cakerie.Read More
On The Ozark Christian College campus with student models- with cameos by Wonder Woman?Read More
Bringing the office to the outdoors, seeing how many hammocks we could stack in one shot, and working hard to create a feeling of relaxation: introducing new branding work for outdoor lifestyle company, GNAR hammocks!Read More
Usually, I begin the year with a post about my accomplishments from the last.
This year (a couple of months late) I focus on the accomplishments of the Joplin, MO artist community that surrounds me. Because these days, there's far more meaning in that- and my best work is alongside these friends and neighbors.
My third feature for Woodcraft magazine with master craftsman Dave Boyt, who teaches us how to build a dulcimer...Read More
Band photos for my favorite indie-rock act, "Me Like Bees".Read More
Guys, if you want to get into commercial photography- there's difficult things you'll have to do. Things like throwing continental-breakfast-waffles away because they're lopsided and that just won't represent the Hampton brand very well.Read More
It's not every day you get to shoot a private jet. Interior + exterior photography of this beautiful commercial aircraft decked out for luxury here in Joplin Missouri.Read More
New fall campaign for fashion clothing company Mystique Boutique!Read More
A new series of shoots combining real reactions and candid moments with product photography and fresh branding images. Really enjoyed this project for 3D scanning business "Timeless 3D".Read More
Sometimes, it also feels like a competition for who can do the absolutely weirdest poses- which always catch me off guard between the normal "look how cozy I feel in this sweater" or "you too can be a goddess in this dress" shots.Read More
Every month during downtown's third Thursday event, for funsies, I operate a "photobooth" out of the local art gallery here in Joplin Missouri.
And this was my very favorite theme.
The theme is "film noir"- harsh, shadowy lighting, trench coats and fedoras, a 1940s homeage that stems from my love of cinema and my work on "cold brewed".
Sweet & simple headshots session w/ some of the fine folks over at Gatesman/Noble in Springfield MO.Read More
Deviating from portraits, nightlife, band photos and other imagery that includes human beings, I went out to George Washington Carver to capture some images of the park to highlight it's natural wonder in that beautiful morning light.Read More
Album cover / musician portrait session with my friend Jake "J-thrill" Bennett: another entry in my very musical yearRead More
official music video for Me Like Bees' new single "The River Divides", accompanying Image comics' "the Realm" comic. first director of photography credit for yours truly...Read More
author headshots with FC Shultz... and his cat batman.
With a headshots session, it's always a great idea to have a couple different looks- so that later on, when you produce more material and get tired of using the same headshot over and over, you've got a variety of pictures to choose from. So that's what we did, doing a couple of scene and outfit changes and also getting a nice mix of lighthearted, serious, and straight up goofy.Read More
Creative vacation exercise: street photography at 11pm on a Nashville Saturday night. The crowd keeps you moving, so you only get a few seconds for each capture... here's what I got!Read More
Behind the scenes from a new video music video project, directed by comic-creating mastermind Jeremy Haun and featuring indie rock band Me Like Bees!Read More