Rainy Day Portraits

Posted on May 19, 2016 in City of Chicago, Portrait Session | No Comments
Rainy Day Portraits

One of the greatest challenges for any outdoor photo session is the unpredictability of mother nature. Nikki and I must have changed our minds a dozen times trying to find the “most reliable” date for Chicago’s fickle spring weather. Even Tom Skilling, beloved local weather man, gave us day-of bad advice on this one! Thirty minutes […]

Urban Headshots

Posted on Apr 2, 2016 in City of Chicago, Portrait Session | No Comments
Urban Headshots

This year I was privileged to support Mission Year in their annual silent auction fundraiser by donating a one-hour KNP portrait session. The talented writer, teacher, Breakthrough Ministry Fellow and Mission Year alum, Ciera Smith, won the photo session. Ciera’s blog, Her Journey to Freedom, is a great showcase for her talent (check it out!). I was invigorated […]

Shanka and Brian Pettis: Headshots

Posted on Sep 18, 2015 in Portrait Session | No Comments
Shanka and Brian Pettis: Headshots

Shanka and Brian are loving spouses, doting parents, and extremely talented artists in the musical sphere (…and they’re also straight up awesome). Here are a few picture from the headshot session we did together recently, it’s always a blast working with these two!

Artist’s Headshots

Posted on Apr 22, 2015 in Arts, Portrait Session | No Comments
Artist’s Headshots

I was able to take headshots for Omar Van Opstal this spring and had an absolute blast. He is a talented artist that’s seamlessly making the transition into professional voice actor… check out his mad skills here. For the final shots we used a wall of his own paintings as a backdrop, a truly unique […]

Singers Extraordinaire

Posted on Apr 24, 2012 in Arts, Portrait Session | No Comments
Singers Extraordinaire

A very talented singer, Shanka La-Verne Falls, contacted me recently to do head shots for her and her equally talented singing sisters. Shanka runs DMS Voice, a vocal training and equipping company that also brings together great singers for benefits and concerts. We got some great shots for their upcoming concert on this unseasonably warm […]