Hard Decisions…

  The last few weeks have been about making hard decisions.  Jae and I moved to Salem in the fall and it has been amazing living here… there is such a fantastic, supportive, creative community and we feel quite blessed to now be a part of it.  The flip side of this move is that our financial situation has changed …

Amanda’s Dark Art Portrait Session

A few days before Halloween, I had the pleasure and privilege to photograph a portrait session of a young mother and wife who wanted to treat herself to a session for her birthday.  She told me during our consultation that she loved creepy things, halloween and Rob Zombie…. my first thought was, “YES!!!”  My creative tendencies lie in the direction …

Portraits with Rachel Dashae

I had the opportunity to work with Rachel a few years ago during the annual SOPHA Location Lighting Course, and she was such a brilliant and sweet model to work with.  This year when I saw that she was traveling to the New England area, I knew I was going to have to find a way to work with her again. …

The Scorpion and the Fox- an editorial tale of trust and betrayal

The following is an editorial I put together for a submission in March… it didn’t make it into the magazine I was aiming for, and I have yet to find another magazine that it would fit… so I figured I’d share it now!  The concept is based on an old Fable that I have seen in many different versions… the …

Marathon day of shooting with Jayne Riot

This past month my go-to MUAH and I decided we were going to focus primarily on shooting creative beauty with models we hadn’t worked with before… we had 2 days this month to shoot, and we tried to get as many shoots in as we could fit in the amount of time we had to work.  This past wednesday was …