The Family Circus

The genesis & story behind this photoshoot comes down to celebrating Life & Family… and I am one blessed artist to have been a part of it.

Getting my Depeche Mode Fix

Strangelove-The Depeche Mode Experience To call Strangelove a cover band would completely diminish their skill and on-stage performance.  They are much more than that, in so much as I completely forgot that I was watching someone else singing a majority of my favorite songs from the last few decades.  Being at the front of the stage […]

high school senior photos

Booking Now for Class of 2018 Senior Photo Sessions

I am now booking for Class of 2018 Senior photo sessions! If you are looking to deviate from the ordinary studio-lit photo sessions and really want to have your son or daughter shine in a unique setting, contact me today.  We can discuss location options which are geared specifically to your Senior and will make […]

Josie Pace | New Industrial Goddess

Ever since seeing a short expose on DetroitPerforms.org of Josie Pace, I was not going to pass up an opportunity to catch her live at a local venue.  Whatever it took, wherever it was, I was going to be stealing pixels!  Thanks to Small’s Hamtramck, I didn’t have to wait very long.  (This was only their […]

Satori Circus Print Sale

Everyone loves a clown.  And I know you want this handsome fella hanging on your wall. Rather than sitting in storage, I am offering these 1st run 16×20″ framed prints of my Satori Circus Theater Series for only $60.00 each (originally $125.00), shipping included.  If necessary, I will even hand deliver them to you!  Spread […]

The Beauty in Shadow & Light

Beauty can be found in the darkest of Shadows or in the brightest of Light. It is for You to decide where to look. I offer you a compilation video of a series of Butoh performances done by my Friend, and Artist, Satori Circus at The Damned Exhibition in 2016.  Accompanying him, creating the beautifully dark […]

Foggy Goodness

When the weather is unseasonably warm and gives you the gift of fog, it’s best you take full advantage of it.  

Rhythm Corps + Sponge wsg The Beggars

This photo series is dedicated to my Friend, Joe Grassi, who passed away too young.  It was Joe that originally introduced me to Rhythm Corps back in the late 80’s when we were both students at Cousino High School in Warren, MI and were aspiring DJ’s in the schools radio station, WPHS.  My first concerts […]

The Man Behind the Makeup

One of the best ways I can honor an Artist, and more importantly, Friend, on their Birthday is through imagery.  I was honored a few years back to capture the true Russ in all his simplicity in Detroit.  So, to the Man behind the makeup, I wish you a Happy Birthday and a year filled […]

My Son

My son, the high school senior.  I cannot believe how fast the time has flown by. Image | Mr. Moonlight

Theatre Bizarre 2016

An event not to be missed, and once experienced, you will truly understand why it is hailed as The Greatest Masquerade on Earth. Ive been attending this visually stunning party since the days when it was held in the backyards of Detroit.  While those days were an awe-inspiring experience, the move to Detroit’s Masonic Temple […]

Michigan Burlesque Festival 2016

OK, seriously.  If you haven’t been to downtown Detroit, or any of the other midwest cities with a vibrant and exciting Burlesque scene yet, get off your ass and get out there!  My images here should speak to exactly what I am talking about. For an inside view of the shenanigans, click HERE. The 4th […]

Senior Photo Session FAQ

There have been quite a few consistent questions about how I manage shooting Senior Photos for my clients. In hopes of answering some, I will post them here for you. Q: How much do you charge? A: I am offering 2 packages this season: Package 1: $400.00 3 Hours 3 Locations max. (Add’l travel expenses […]

Image is (Almost) Everything – Corporate Headshots

If you are in need of updated Corporate headshots for your Company, for use on social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook, etc., contact me.  I tend to stay away from old school backdrop and flash set-ups, and prefer a more natural light utilizing your office surroundings and architecture. Depending on the number of people involved with needing […]

The All-American Opera Singer

Lindsay Terrell, All-American Opera Singer & Girl Next Door I was hired to update Lindsay’s headshots last week as the audition season is coming up.  Based on a previous photo shoot I had completed with her cousins, Lindsay felt she could trust me.  What an honor.  The time we spent in the park was relaxed, […]

True Friends

There are people that you run across in Life that completely change everything. These two are at the top of my list. These photographs, done on the spur of the moment while working on a video project with them, is the best way I can express to them my Gratitude and Love for everything they […]

Event: 2016 Michigan Burlypicks

It is my heartfelt opinion, and recommendation, that you never pass up an opportunity to see a Burlesque show in Detroit.  The local talent is exceptional, and the national talent that visits is equally entertaining. These images were captured on April 29th 2016 at the Tangent Gallery in Detroit, MI at the 2016 Burlypicks Competition […]

Last Season at The Corner

Last Season at The Corner Photo Essay, Summer 1999 With all the changes taking place at the corner of Michigan and Trumbull these days with Detroit PAL taking over the site and building a new turf-based youth baseball facility, I wanted to post the series of photographs I took of the last season in 1999 before […]

Thunderdome in Detroit

War Boys, War Girls, War Wagons and Wasteland RELOADED Events delivers once again.  The Mad Max cosplay event of the year: DROPZONE – The Fury Road to Thunderdome Only in Detroit can this kind of event be pulled off with such success and authenticity.  Truly impressed and proud to call many of these Artists and performers […]

Event: Valentine’s Variety Show

Valentine’s Variety Nuts and Chews Show, Northern Lights Lounge, Detroit MI It felt so good to finally get behind my lens again after the Holidays and New Year!  And what a perfect event to capture with the likes of Konrad Lee, Lushes LaMoan, The Big Icky and two of my favorite non-Detroiters Pinch & Squeal!  Hailed […]

Concert: Sponge wsg Solid Frog

In the mood for some Detroit rock and roll, one of my favorite bands ever, Sponge, played an intimate gig at The Ritz Detroit Saturday night.  Always a great show, albeit kinda short one that night, Vinnie and the boys never disappoint.  And, to make the night even better, I finally got to see Solid Frog […]