Sumo wrestlers against “ordinary” people, magnificent machinery, profile portraits, burned buildings, summer stencils and the Prez. Here’s a sampling of the happenings in my neighborhood over the past month. :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: :: ::
Just a little update with a few photos made in the past month featuring an appearance by Superman in downtown St. Louis. On another note, I started a side project where i craft music videos of local St. Louis artists. More on that soon once I get a couple more under my belt. Thanks for [...]
This past month was crazy busy but undeniably fun. Aside from the every day assignments, I had a personal gallery show to prepare for and I finished laying the groundwork for an upcoming music video column (more on that in a future post). I also (finally) got my website back up and running so go [...]
Our airport and the surrounding neighborhoods took a huge hit from several tornadoes but miraculously there were no major injuries. Still, the storm managed to blow out a ton of windows, ripped the roof off of one of the terminals and shut the airport down for a couple of days. The rest of the month [...]
When the city decided to put a stop light at the intersection in front of Donald Reed’s home in Webster Groves, he was okay with it because they told him it was temporary. The stop light was meant to alleviate traffic concerns on the street due to a year-long, major freeway construction project just down [...]
“i wanted a name that was academic and official but also ridiculous,” said cameron fuller in describing his purely conceptual organization: The Institute for the Perpetuation of Imaginal Processes. when i saw samples of his awesome work, my mind went into overdrive as i contemplated how i would shoot his portrait. unfortunately I was sent [...]
:: thanks to st. louis artist peat wolleager who let me hang with him for a bit in his studio. i’m also proud to call him a fellow luchador. i missed this event last year and unfortunately i’ll probably be out of town and miss this year’s lucha-fest on may 7th as well. grrrrrr!
it’s always fun when the guy you’re there to photograph doesn’t mind getting into character. jim butz is preparing to play the lead role in Hamlet this summer while also studying for his master’s degree in divinity and awaiting the birth of his first child. i met up with him at his church where he [...]