Family portrait photography at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago

September 14, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
As a Chicago wedding and portrait photographer, I do not select the time of day in which I will photograph my subjects. For this reason it is most important to know and understand how to work in any light, at any time, on any day. It was a few years in the past when I last photographed the Howard family and I was very excited to do it again when t...
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Chasing the Light for a Family Portrait

July 28, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Last year I had the pleasure of photographing this beautiful little girl for her 1st birthday. This year, her mother contacted me and asked that I photograph her 2nd birthday also. For me, the best form of payment is when a client continues to request my services. I will admit again that when it comes to photography I am obsessed with light. I per...
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The Annual Fundraiser Doxie Palooza

April 21, 2016  •  5 Comments
On April 17, 2016, the Doxie Palooza held its second annual fundraiser event in Yorkville at Country Comfort Boarding & Grooming. This is a fairly new fundraising event and the organizers want to continue it every year. All of the proceeds are donated to the Dachshund Rescue of North America (DRNA). DRNA is an organization run purely on donations a...
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Wedding Photography - The Importance of Customer Service

March 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
"If we don’t take care of our customers, someone else will" I came to the realization that I needed to write about the importance of customer service after reading about the experience a couple of clients had with two photographers. It is out of character for me to judge, but I was left surprised and speechless at the fact that things like this sti...
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“Be open to what is in the front of you”

March 17, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
"Every picture is made of light, gesture and color" Almost every artist (photographer, musician, painter, etc.) has one or more artists who influences them in one way or another. Their influence helps get them to this point in their career and plays a big role in creating their own artistic path. As a photographer, I have always had an admiration...
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