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26 Oct 2013

FEEDBACK FRIDAY – Spotty Lighting

FRIDAY FEEDBACK – Jana Ash Miller How do you handle shooting a wedding in the middle of a sunny day, where you can’t change the location, and the bride is in the sun and the groom is in a partial shadow….. This is my take on spotty lighting: Photography is a give and take relationship. Sometimes you can’t have both shadow and highlight detail in the same shot without using additional lighting to fill in the shadows, especially when its […]

23 Oct 2013

Boeing – Our New Client

Yesterday, I picked up my badge to start shooting assignments for Boeing’s World Headquarters in Chicago. I think my photographic career may start soaring to new heights.

23 Oct 2013

1937 Custom Dodge Pickup – Commercial Photographers Chicago & Naperville, IL

This is a 1937 custom Dodge pickup, shot for the cover of Rod & Kulture Illustrated in the Summer of 2013. This is an amazing vehicle, said to be worth $350,000. Its literally a “funny car”. It’s so bad ass. You need earplugs when they fire the thing up. This is the type of work I enjoy shooting the most. Usually I wouldn’t shoot the car in broad daylight, but I haven’t done that in awhile and found a nice […]

20 May 2013

The Power of Prayer

On February 25th, my father suffered a major heart attack and it was one we weren’t sure he’d make it through. But he pulled through with the help of a lot of prayers. It was a Sunday, and my father had been in the hospital for one month and was still unable to speak. He had been under heavy sedation and as would look right through you as you spoke to him. While I was at church, I decided to […]

16 Jul 2012

1949 Mercury Coupe – Commercial Photographers Chicago & Naperville, IL

A shot I took for the national magazine, Rod & Kulture Illustrated. Pick up a copy it will be on news stands until October and has a beautiful 2- page spread.

16 Jul 2012

Michelle’s Academy of Dance & Performing Arts Center – Commercial Photographers Chicago & Naperville, IL

Every May i photograph a dance academy in Brighton, Michigan, Michelles Academy of Dance & Performing arts center. I try to make the photos more appealing than those old posed shots… man, I can’t stand those. I work hard with every student to make sure they get a great photograph for the year.

16 Jul 2012

1939 Lincoln Zephyr – Commercial Photographers Chicago & Naperville, IL

This is a photograph of a 1939 Lincoln Zephyr, shot for the 2013 Dupont Refinish Calendar. This image was taken in a parking garage at IPFW in Fort Wayne, IN.  I powered 6 strobes with a generator, had one assistant, and it took me 4 hours to shoot 8 different angles.  

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