From Canada to Oregon // The Story

Recently I was in Canada to shoot an amazing wedding on the shores of the Okanagan Lake in British Columbia. The week prior I made a stop through Vancouver and visited Granville Island on a very gloomy, rainy day. I happened upon a small workshop that day and met a cool dude named Robert Dobie. He had a massive tree trunk in front of him – a plethora of tools, wood chips, drawings, piles and… Read more »

Nerd Alert

I decided to continue my Lego cinema series with a little Middle Earth drama. I realize this is a nerdy project but the reason I attempt these miniature shoots is to challenge myself to find ways to light a tiny subject to create cinematic quality imagery. I got my hands on a Gandalf character from the Lord of the Rings Lego set and got down to it creating a set in-studio that could be creatively… Read more »


A cold front has hit much of the US and there is wintery weather everywhere I look right about now. I’m not a huge fan of frostbite nor do I embrace the loss of feeling in my hands and feet, but I do enjoy the change in weather and fashion that goes with it. (As you can see above that means flannel, beards and weird hats) I’m looking forward to a tiny bit of rest… Read more »

Lego Cinema

I recently decided to explore some creative “portrait” images with mini-models … also known as Legos. As a kid, I was obsessed with this particular brand of fun. My brother and I used to spend hours building entire Lego cities. It’s been a few years since I was a child, and since then the brand has grown to embrace cinematic themes like Star Wars, Marvel comics, and other large picture themes. I decided this past… Read more »