It’s great to see tons of new work I shot for STIHL over the past year out and about in the media these days. Shooting their new product launches, updated lines and the people of STIHL certainly made for an exciting 2016-17. More to come this year so stay tuned!
St. Louis Magazine reached out to shoot the cover for their September issue featuring the “Best Bars” of St. Louis. They had me at cocktails.
I also shot a behind the scenes video featuring everyone involved, my photo technique and my retouching process. I employed a technique quote commonly used in smaller spaces where I shoot the models lit as I envisioned them and then clear the set to shoot exposed for the ambient light. In post, I’ll mask the desired areas from each shot creating an image lit exactly as I intended even though the location didn’t technically allow the look to happen in one shot. Cheers!
I recently had the good fortune to work with the gang up at Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. where they’re using thier 5th generation farm in a terrior approach creating artisan bourbons, ryes and vodkas. Terrior is a concept used in the wine industry describing how wines reflect the land where they’re grown –they farm all of their ingredients and distill everything on-site. Their business was founded on family history, a love of the earth and an eye to the future which has struck a chord with customers resulting in their explosive growth.
I had the pleasure of collaborating with them as director, cinematographer, editor and photographer to capture the soul of their brand in the finished imagery. Cheers!
I’m fired up to see Gamut launch featuring images from yours truly. A Grainger company, Gamut is the place to go for industrial products, tools and accessories offering hundreds of thousands of products so we wanted to showcase the products in a real-world environment. The shoot took place in a 100 year old steel mill that built tanks during WW1 and WW2… if those walls could talk. Awesome.
Over the Holidays I had the opportunity to shoot the gang over at Side Project Brewing capturing their process as they created some of their signature “rustic Saisons, Wild Ales and Spirit Barrel-Aged Ales”. I had been looking to shoot a personal project for while so through getting to know them and their successes over the years it seemed like the perfect fit. It’s always inspiring to see masters of their craft doing what they do best… and knocking back a few of their masterpieces, of course.