Suicide Hill

Recently, I shot an editorial portrait of 19-year old Scott Abrahamson. The portrait of Scott accompanied an amazing story in the Seattle Met called, The Kings Of Suicide Hill. Held in Omak, Washington, the 82 year-old race is a horseback contest between Native American riders where they race down Suicide Hill, a 62-percent slope [...]

By | 2017-10-06T23:36:24+00:00 September 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Suicide Hill

Photographing John Roderick

Roderick Check it out! I photographed John Roderick for Seattle Met magazine. John is currently the lead singer and guitarist in the band The Long Winters and was formerly a touring member of the band Harvey Danger. John's also been a frequent guest musician on recordings by other bands, such as the Death [...]

By | 2017-09-05T06:12:55+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Photographing John Roderick

My First Celebrity Portrait

Making A Trade For Work Actor and comedian, Tommy Chong stopped in town recently to give interviews to local news stations promoting his brand, Chong's Choice. Lucky, I know the person who owns the venue where Chong held the news conference. My friend reached out to me and asked if I could photograph the [...]

By | 2017-09-05T01:56:07+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on My First Celebrity Portrait

In The Woods

In the Woods Recently, I traveled back home to Indiana and decided to take less clothes, and more lighting gear. I'm always looking to add environmental portraits to my portfolio too, so before heading home I decided to contact some old friends and setup a few photo shoots. This is my favorite image from [...]

By | 2017-09-05T06:04:55+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on In The Woods

A Portrait Of My Dad

Who: This handsome guy is not only my best friend, but he's also my father. Why: This was a lighting test which my dad has been part of several light test for me over the past. Lately, I haven't only been trying to work on my lighting, but I've been working on better understand [...]

By | 2017-01-11T07:07:29+00:00 January 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Portrait Of My Dad

Pig Snout Rocks The Puget Sound

Who: Tacoma and Seattle based band, Pig Snout. The band is a family band comprising of Dahlia (age 7), her brother, Lucien (age 10), and their father, Justin Tamminga. With Justin laying down the riffs on guitar, Dahlia, and Lucien switch on playing drums and keys. They’ve got some really great songs that they’ve [...]

By | 2017-01-11T07:19:18+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Pig Snout Rocks The Puget Sound

“Show off your Canines”

Who: Faith Bult, DDS. I recently shot this for a dentist who's located in Bellingham, Washington. Why: She'll be using this image as an advertisement that will be running on the back of this months issue of, Bellingham Alive with the tagline, “show off your canines”. The photo advertisement will coincide with Faith also [...]

By | 2017-01-11T06:50:37+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on “Show off your Canines”

Piano Nobile

I just shot this photo for Seattle’s Child and it’s out now. The photo is of a local Seattle family. The husband is an architect and the wife is an artist. They’ve combined their talents to run a business called, Piano Nobile. This shot is being used in this month’s Making Home section of [...]

By | 2017-01-09T08:40:38+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Piano Nobile

Boxing Photo shoot

I just created a small series of photos of professional boxer, Isaac Tadeo at Seattle Boxing Gym located on Capitol Hill. Recently I’ve been trying to create personal work with photos that interest me, with the intent to show art directors the kind of work I’m interested in doing. After thinking about different sports [...]

By | 2017-01-09T08:42:43+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Boxing Photo shoot

Willies BBQ

I recently shot this photo of the owner of Willie’s BBQ, which is located on Rainer avenue in south Seattle. This portrait happened by chance because I was actually at the restaurant on photographing Heaven Sent, Ezell Stephens. Ezell splits the kitchen space with Willie and also runs his new restaurant out of Willies [...]

By | 2017-01-09T08:43:49+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Willies BBQ