What is Contemporary Portrait Photography

Often, when I meet someone for the first time, a conversation similar to this happens -  Them: "What do you do?" Me: "I'm a portrait photographer." Them: "Oh.  Like Glamour Shots?" Yes, "like Glamour Shots" in the sense that much of my work is of a studio photo of one person [...]

What is Contemporary Portrait Photography2018-08-19T10:46:22-04:00

Portraits Inspired by Joseph DeCamp’s “Woman Drying Her Hair”

A couple months ago, my wife and I took a day trip to Cincinnati to visit the Cincinnati Museum of Art.  Walking around the museum was inspiring and I thought, it would be a fun experiment to recreate/riff on some of the pieces that grabbed my attention.  The first that [...]

Portraits Inspired by Joseph DeCamp’s “Woman Drying Her Hair”2018-05-31T17:49:39-04:00

Jessica Day’s Portrait Session

[pexyoutube pex_attr_src="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aLGFAreEOQ" pex_attr_width="1920"][/pexyoutube] I've shot Jessica's headshots a couple times and was excited to learn that she had been given a gift of a portrait session with me.  Before her session, we spoke about how she wanted to be photographed. That conversation about how stunning portraits can be very powerful for [...]

Jessica Day’s Portrait Session2018-11-11T08:49:24-04:00