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108 Saint Vitus 2019

November 03, 2019 - picking up the camera in the mid 2000's to shoot gave me back a lot of the joy that I had in the late 80's when i'd just...
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Converge At House of Vans

July 10, 2016 - Converge captured at House of Vans on July 6 2016 with Nikon D5 and 24-70 2.8 VR
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Emiri in Greenwich Village with Speedlights Part 1

July 04, 2016 - July 4th weekend in Manhattan is amazing. No traffic, less people, and on this weekend perfect weather. I met up with Em...
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Modern Life is War

June 29, 2016 - Modern Life is War killed it two nights in a row during Bane's last weekend at the Palladium in Worcester Mass. I hadn't...
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Metropolitan Eagle Family with Nikon D5 and 600FL

April 12, 2016 - I've always loved animals. I've always liked photographing animals but because of my lack of one key thing I've always s...
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Strong Men and NYC SALT

February 21, 2016 - Some days your passions and your job come together. If you are really lucky those days are the majority. I'm really luck...
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Brooklyn Bridge Park with Francesca, Shay, D810, and Hexi24

November 24, 2015 - I've been shooting Francesca for a while since meeting her at an event with Nikon Ambassador Vincent Versace. After seei...
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Dynamic Range and The D810 II

November 09, 2015 - I've had the camera over a year and it still never ceases to impress me. When explaining to people why I love the camera...
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Behind The Scenes - Kelsey and The Motorcycle

October 20, 2015 - One of the things that I personally take pride in is when I get to revisit a subject and try to improve upon whatever I...
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Dave Matthews Band Live at the Nikon @ Jones Beach Theatre

June 10, 2015 - If you have followed me you know that I like to shoot a concert when I can. For the most part you'll see me avoiding sta...
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H2O 2Oth Anniversary Show St. Vitus

May 09, 2015 - ​ 20 years is a long time to do anything. It's a really long time to do something that at the end of the day is mostl...
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Cold Weather Shooting With CLS and Jessa

February 25, 2015 - If you live in the Northeast you expect January and February to be cold. You don't expect the cold that we've had this y...
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Code Orange and Full of Hell at Webster Hall NYC

January 03, 2015 - Code Orange and Full of Hell both brought a healthy dose of intensity and fury to the stage at Webster Hall in NYC when...
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Location Shooting With Nikon Speedlights and Fancy Mars

December 03, 2014 - When i teach it's not about absolutes. There are very few rules to photography. It is a blending of science (the things...
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Fancy Mars Black & White

December 02, 2014 - As you can tell it's been a great couple of weeks shooting. I've been blessed with decent weather and great subjects. To...
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Smurfasaur Fur and Shadows

November 26, 2014 - Smurfasaur picked the warmest day in November and we changed outfits, locations, and lighting multiple times to get some...
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In Flight With Smurfasaur

November 24, 2014 - Sometimes you get lucky. Smurfasaur left a message on my model mayhem page. I reached out saying that if she were ever i...
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Anna May - Comedien

November 20, 2014 - Had a chance to shoot with a beautiful and funny lady this week. Cold weather, 2 speedlights, some industrial areas, and...
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George Washington (Bridge) Vs K

September 13, 2014 - As I said in my last post I haven't shot a lot of personal work of late but this week I got two shoots in. K is not a "...
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Narcissa In Latex - Abandoned Beauty

June 21, 2014 - Narcissa and I both had birthdays this week (shhh - I won't tell you who is older). We hadn't shot in about 5 years. May...
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Martine At The Junkyard

May 24, 2014 - I love speedlights. Love them. Here is a shot with two SB's. One 910 and a 700. The main light is a bare SB-700 overhead...
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Narcissa

May 08, 2014 - I've been shooting Narcissa for over 5 years. While my style has changed she has remained the same. Shot with D800 and...
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Mithra - Semi-Nude in Prison

April 25, 2014 - i love juxtaposition. I love shooting "non-model" models. there is a very rewarding feeling getting the best out of some...
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Low Light D4S

March 08, 2014 - finally got the chance to put the D4s through it's paces just a little bit. for a camera that shoots at 11FPS it surely...
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Narcissa Under The Road

December 10, 2013 - Taken a while back with my usual one speedlight and fast glass this shot of the truly unique Narcissa has never been pos...
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Football In Black And White - Giants Vs Vikings

October 27, 2013 - If you've followed this blog at all you will see that I've been very lucky to meet some amazing photographer's due to my...
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Football In The Fall

October 22, 2013 - This post is another of those I love my job posts. As many of you know about 3 months ago I took a job with Nikon Profes...
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White Coat - Dirty Room

October 10, 2013 - Juxtaposition: Putting two things side by side especially for the purpose of comparison. I love putting models in pla...
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Retro Fashion In Black And White

October 09, 2013 - Sahrye is one of my fave models. She's appeared here before. One of the things I love about her is that she can be a cha...
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Walter Sickert and The Army of Broken Toys

September 22, 2013 - Imagine if you will a Coney Island sideshow and throw an odd assortment of instruments into the mix and a touch of the b...
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Tennis In Flushing - The U.S Open 2013

September 06, 2013 - I've gone from a guy that never really shot sports to a guy that is shooting a bunch of them. The reason I never did was...
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Golf In Upstate NY - Tiger and the PGA visit Rochester

August 10, 2013 - It's been a while since I posted anything. Started a new job, moved, dealt with life in general. New job - awesome. New...
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4th Of July Fireworks Coney Island

July 05, 2013 - I've been shooting a long time and I've shot lots of different stuff. One of the things I never shot were fireworks. I'v...
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Wednesday At The Beach

June 14, 2013 - My idea of a travel camera is a full sized SLR. Until I find a mirrorless/PS option that can give me high speed sync, gr...
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Abandoned Detroit In Color

May 30, 2013 - I don't often shoot without models. It takes a totally different mindset for me to go from an average shutter speed of o...
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Fisher Body 21 In Detroit

May 30, 2013 - Detroit. Detroit resonates with me for some reason. From the fairly obvious to something much less so. I'd never been to...
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Bane At Black N Blue 2013

May 28, 2013 - Not what I'm best at but one of my favorite things to shoot is concert stuff. I don't mean stadium's as I'll never have...
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Glamour Anywhere - Sahrye Detroit Bathroom

May 26, 2013 - "Once in a while you get shown the light In the strangest of places if you look at it right." Jerry G.
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Sahrye - Glamour In Abandoned Spaces

May 25, 2013 - Anyone that knows me realizes that I get bored easily and that traditional studio photography bores me. the old F8 and f...
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Non-Model Models - Model For A Day

May 16, 2013 - Due to circumstance and availability I have spent the majority of my photographic career (very loose translation) shooti...
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Hitchhiking In Denver

May 11, 2013 - Danielle Graves looking for a ride in the blue skies of Denver
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Beautiful And Pregnant

May 03, 2013 - There are shoots that you regret in life. Notice I said shoots. If you read it quick you may think you read shots. I don...
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Owl Of A Day

May 02, 2013 - I like owls. I've been blessed to take a few very (to me) cool owl photos. One of these days I'd love to see one in the...
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Landscape Models

April 25, 2013 - I am admittedly one of the worst landscape photographers I know. I don't seem to see the lines and the points of interes...
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Thanks to Everyone That Made it To the @BHEventSpace and Info For May 11th Model Walk

April 24, 2013 - Can't say thanks enough to everyone that made it out to my event at the B&H Event Space. It was great to see some famili...
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Ukranian Bombshells Vs 40's Style Glamour

April 17, 2013 - Two black and whites with dramatic head to toe fall off in order to create a silhouette with the dress but keep the focu...
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Look Fabulous!

April 17, 2013 - My job takes me out around the country and in some of those places i get the pleasure to meet up with cool photographers...
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Days In The Desert

April 16, 2013 - Back to another shot of Chelsea Dawn in Southern Nevada. I was lucky enough to be invited out by one of the nicest guys...
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beauty and the beast

April 16, 2013 - common theme in my work is juxtaposition. placing two things that don't go together in close proximity. sometimes it's a...
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Chelsea Dawn - A Black and White and a Color Shot

April 13, 2013 - Chelsea Dawn in the desert using High Speed Sync (Auto FP) to control depth of field and exposure. I shot these images w...
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Chelsea Dawn In Nevada

April 12, 2013 - My vanilla job brings me to lots of places and into contact with some great people. This past week I was in Las Vegas fo...
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Beauty Foster Once Again

April 02, 2013 - Because I love her style and look so much here she is again. Honestly a great model you should look into.
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the gear you have

April 01, 2013 - when i'm teaching regardless of what techniques i am showing or explaining it seems that the student will inevitably ask...
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Sin And Satin Corset Shoot

March 31, 2013 - worked with the fine people at Sin & Satin Corset's this week. as is often the case with plans - they fall through. Goo...
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The Incredible Suzy Cam

March 30, 2013 - going back to the well because I like the set so much - Suzy rocks....
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Sin & Satin Corsetry

March 30, 2013 - Shot on 03.28.13 - Normal shooting day - decent light on the way to shoot. Some blue in the sky. Nice clouds. Some turbu...
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Beauty Foster Part 1

March 30, 2013 - I hadn't shot Ms Foster in a couple of years. I had really liked the older images of her but they were not what I will c...
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When Life Gives You Variety - Shoot!

March 29, 2013 - I had the past week off from the Vanilla job and I turned it into a really nice week to update my port and it's not done...
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Boudoir - Slightly Naughty

March 27, 2013 - I know as well as anyone that taste is in the eyes, ears, mouth, and fingers of the beholder. (well taste is really just...
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Smoking

March 27, 2013 - Doing some house cleaning and came across a few images that I always really liked but didn't really have a proper outlet...
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April 23 @ The B&H Event Space - Packing Small And Shooting Big

March 26, 2013 - Come say hi to me in person and pick my brain over some of the techniques I use to get (hopefully) great results from sm...
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Jailed - Or how to spend a Tuesday Morning

March 26, 2013 - Spent the morning with Suzy Cam. Fun shoot in a spot that I really love. Couldn't have asked her to do much more than sh...
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Behind the Scenes and Other Images

March 25, 2013 - Behind the scenes with the Impact Quikbox
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Chicago Recap

March 25, 2013 - Turned out to be an exciting weekend in Chicago - Got to shoot two fun models and hang out with my friends over at Rocky...
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Black and White Chicago With Ana Stasia

March 25, 2013 - Ana Stasia braving the chill next to the Chicago River
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Chicago

March 25, 2013 - So I was in Chicago for work this weekend and missing my awesome daughter Zoe. Not one to let a bad situation fester int...
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Thank You

March 21, 2013 - Thanks for the love - taking small steps and happy you are all along for the ride. If you or anyone you know would look...
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