Preserve CONFIDENCE

Class of 2019 Senior Sessions Now Open! If you are looking to deviate from the ordinary studio-based 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 them feel right at […]

Preserve PASSION

Class of 2019 Senior Sessions Now Open! If you are looking to deviate from the ordinary studio-based 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 them feel right at home.  Whether […]

Preserve BEAUTY

Class of 2019 Senior Sessions Now Open! If you are looking to deviate from the ordinary studio-based 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 them feel right at home.  Whether […]

Preserve LOVE

Class of 2019 Senior Sessions Now Open! If you are looking to deviate from the ordinary studio-based 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 them feel right at […]

The Brody Session

Not all of us are extroverts by nature, and oftentimes struggle with social settings.  Sometimes all it takes is a young man with his guitar to bring out his true self.  That explains the core of The Brody Session, shot in some iconic Detroit locations, celebrating what is held near and dear to their hearts: […]

Damned X

1o years have passed since the beginning of this Damned journey at the Tangent Gallery in Detroit.  I have attended almost every year and to this day, and it remains my favorite event to attend during the year. As a bonus for this year, a piece I had created called ‘Let It Out’ was selected […]

Thunderdome – Detroit Style

Fury Road to Thunderdome / Dropzone Cosplay Event Tangent Gallery and Hastings Street Ballroom, Detroit, MI Would you survive in a post-apocalyptic world?  Will you be a Leader or a Follower?  You’ll never know until you step into the Thunderdome and match wits and muscle against your opponent. This is Fury Road to Thunderdome, the almost-annual […]

Detroit Grand Cabaret Debut Revue

www.detroitgrandcabaret.com What a GREAT inaugural performance by the Detroit Grand Cabaret troupe! Congratulations to everyone! Your confidence on stage exuded class and grace, punctuated with pure sexuality.  From a photographers standpoint, this was truly a challenge because of lighting.  But, I think I have captured the true essence of each performance in the fluid lines of each […]

Mr. Circus

  “Let’s shoot a new series of Satori portraits, Brett, different from our typical shoots.  I don’t want to pose, or be acting.  I was to be… serious. Any ideas for locations?” – Russ Taylor   “John King Used Books.  Period.” – Me   Let the fun begin… Because this was a different approach to […]

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 […]

The Darkness | A Portrait

Inspired by wet plate collodion photography, I tried to emulate the same look without too much post-processing work, focusing on in-camera manipulation.  I like the results, but can see making some changes with lighting and depth-of-field and focus. What do you think?  Input appreciated. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

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 […]

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 […]

So this is happening today…

Join Klemm Gallery in welcoming Kelly Burke (’07) and Brett J. Lawrence (’95), our featured artists in the 2015 Alumni Exhibition from 6-8pm. Burke’s abstract paintings “…focus on process and physicality of paint. The repetitious layering of, taking away, and re-application of color underneath automatic scrawling, scratching and mark-making express [her] inner psyche…” Lawrence’s photographs […]