Journal Entries

Shh…Inc. Lifestyle Shoot

Shh…Inc. Lifestyle Shoot

One of my clients is starting a business to import handmade products (using recycled materials) from Panama. We’re just getting started with the product and lifestyle imagery for the website. Here’s a sneak preview from ...
Easter

Easter

Easter candy at Kroger. I love how even Big League Chew gets in on the season.  :-|   ...
Hocking Hills Weekend

Hocking Hills Weekend

After spending an entire day inside waiting on thunderstorms that never materialized I decided Sunday would be a good day to get out for a walk in the Hocking Hills. It rained very briefly in ...
KA-23A Aerial Recon Camera

KA-23A Aerial Recon Camera

Of course I thought David Burnett was pretty cool for putting a big aerial reconnaissance camera lens on his Speed Graphic, so once I got into larger format cameras, eBay, and freelancing-in-southern-Ohio style time on ...
More toys for the gear geek

More toys for the gear geek

I’ve been looking at a lot of portraiture lately and noticing that much of what I like was shot on a 4×5 camera. It inspired me to work more with my 4×5 view camera, for ...
Cyanotypes

Cyanotypes

A couple of months ago I was shopping in a Hobby Lobby for supplies to make my photography portfolio when I came across a package of Sunart paper. I clearly remember having those blueish sheets ...
Fun with spray paint

Fun with spray paint

A while ago I got the urge to spray paint everything in my sent the same color and make some photographs, just playing with the shapes, colors, and shadows. I made a set with cupcakes ...
Focusing on scuba diving cupcakes

Focusing on scuba diving cupcakes

A recent speaker was giving a talk about SEO and how important blogs are to improving it. Made me think “I wonder if my blog shows up in search results at all (i.e., is it ...
Certified! (SCUBA, not crazy)(perhaps both)

Certified! (SCUBA, not crazy)(perhaps both)

I’ve wanted to learn to SCUBA dive for a long time. I figured I’d just go on a vacation to Sharm el Sheikh or something (that was much more feasible when living back in Amsterdam) ...
The Flying Saucer Music Video

The Flying Saucer Music Video

BTS.The Flying Saucer Song from Tim Jackson Films on Vimeo. A while back I worked as the still photographer on the set of a film being shot by one of the School of Film students ...
Tiffany’s pearls, Cupid’s cupcakes, Tinfoil portraits

Tiffany’s pearls, Cupid’s cupcakes, Tinfoil portraits

The most recent still life assignments were to collaborate with a design student to create a magazine cover or two-page spread. One of my designers wanted to do something with Valentine’s Day and cupcakes, and, ...
New Straitsville, Ohio

New Straitsville, Ohio

I accompanied my friend Rebecca to New Straitsville, Ohio, for a look-see and some tasty diner food. Rebecca is covering the village for her current photojournalism class and wanted to take some photographs with my ...
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