Posts Tagged ‘music’

3 Doors Down Greatest Hits Album – Check Out My Old Tour Photography!

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The new 3 Doors Down Greatest Hits album just came out and if you check out the booklet, you will see a bunch of my photos from when I used to tour with the band (such as the one above). iTunes: Amazon: Want to see more of my old rock and roll tour photography? You […]

“The Tour Photographer” A New Photo Gallery On My Website


I launched the photo series “The Tour Photographer” today on my website under “Personal Work”, which is dedicated to my long time clients & friends in the rock band 3 Doors Down. From my website: As a young photographer in my early 20’s, I managed to get myself hired right out of school (graduated Rochester Institute […]

DSLR Music Video My Team Shot Debuted Today On The New York Magazine Homepage – "Riverside" Edition


A music video my production company, 8112 Studios, filmed for Ultra Records just debuted on the New York Magazine homepage today. The video features musicians Twista, Sidney Sampson, and guest star Rye Rye. We captured this video using the Canon 1D Mark 4 and the Canon 5D Mark 2 in Chicago and Washington D.C. You […]

Red Line Chemistry – Band Photoshoot

Stencil for the sign pre-paint

Had a shoot with this talented rock band in Kansas City a couple of months back for their album cover and press photos. We built that sign out of scrap wood and spray paint over a few beers. All in all, a good trip Check out Red Line Chemistry:

Photoshoot With Rob Halford of Judas Priest – The Metal God


Had a quick shoot with the “metal god” Rob Halford in New York City this week before he went on stage to do an amazing interview. Always an incredible feeling photographing a legend. You may recognize this same door in a few of my recent photoshoots. These shoots are being done for the same music […]

East Coast Snowmageddon – End of 2009 Edition

As the cabin fever set in, I reverted to drawing my dog as a super hero. What do you think?

As you may have heard in the news, some snow happened to make its way up the east coast this past weekend… you know, just a few inches. I took the photo above with my iPhone about half-way through the storm. By its completion, those cars were completely buried! On Friday evening, before the snow […]

My Photoshoot with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs


I photographed the band the Yeah Yeah Yeahs in New York City for an iTunes exclusive album cover and associated marketing material for the client Apple. The album is out this week on the iTunes front page.

Seether – "Careless Whisper" Music Video

As some of you may recall, I photographed Seether for their promo material, as well as the cover of their hit single “Careless Whisper,” which is a rock and roll retake of the George Michael hit 80′s song.  I just had a chance to check out their music video for the song, which released this […]

Fashion Fights Poverty Photoshoot 2009


I shot these photos for the charity Fashion Fights Poverty in my backyard. You can see more in the event’s look book, which you can purchase to benefit the charity. Styling was by Daniel Pino. Clothing provided by Orangia. About Fashion Fights Poverty (from their website): Created by Style & Image Network in 2005, Fashion […]

Hana Pestle Album Cover & Promo Photoshoot


I photographed Hana recently in the Mojave desert. Check out Hana’s myspace to listen to her amazing music: One of her music videos:

DJ Times Top 10 DJ's of 2009

DJ Enferno

DJ Times just announced their top 10 DJ’s of 2009, and happy to say 3 of my clients made the top 10 this year! Congratulations to DJ Skribble, DJ Enferno, and Cedric Gervais! Link to the article:

New Coldplay Music Video – Strawberry Swing

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a good weekend. I love Mondays. It means more opportunity to meet new clients and make shoots happen! Just saw this great Coldplay video. Though you may enjoy it.

I'm Back! Updates!

Recent shoot with DJ Cedric Gervais in Miami

It has been a wild summer so far (well, it is mostly over now). I still get anxious when September approaches as if I expect school to start again. Do I have my summer reading done?! Ive driven some armored vehicles, got a personal tour of Jay Leno’s garage (amazing), had dinner with some of […]

"We Are The Fallen" Photoshoot Behind The Scenes, Now With Video Preview!


You will see more soon! By the way, catch my never before seen photo of We Are The Fallen on the cover of this month’s Kerrang! Magazine?

Greetings from the Mojave Desert

Me in the Mojave as mentioned the other day

I’ve been on the road working on some fantastic projects. One of which took place in the California desert this past week. I will fill everyone in on some really cool updates in the coming days. Also, new blog design is nearly complete! Stay tuned. Here is a very cool video entitled “Last Daydream” about […]

My Sugar Ray Album Cover


My shot on the cover of Sugar Ray’s new album “Music For Cougars.” Pretty cool! Always a pleasure seeing your work on the covers of your favorite bands! Ill post a behind the scenes video soon (it was shot by the band, not me). Art Direction & Album Design: Brian Porizek @iDesign (

Photoshoot with Sugar Ray


Recently did a shoot with Sugar Ray in Los Angeles for their new album and marketing material. The band is so fun to work with. These are just 2 teaser shots. The album will be coming out soon and I will share the artwork. You may even see a behind the scenes video soon as […]

Two Great Clients Working Together

Two of my regular  clients, Geico & 3 Doors Down, got together to create two 30 second mini ads / music videos using 3 Doors Down’s single “Let Me Be Myself” featuring Geico’s cavemen. See the Geico press release and music videos below: 3 Doors Down goes primal with the new video, “Let Me Be […]

Some photography from recent jobs

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I hope everyone is having a good week so far! I’m off to the west coast to do a few fun photoshoots.  In the meantime I have posted some photos from a few recent shoots I have done this past month. More to come! You may recognize this Dirty Vegas video from a few years […]

Fun in Southern California This Week!

Smoking the tires with one of the true original General Lees...

I’ve been in Souther Cali for a few days now shooting a wide variety of fun stuff. Everything from rock bands to movie and tv cars (see below for a few iphone previews pre-photoshoot). I have lots of exciting photos and video coming this week from the shoots out west. Loyal readers will be pleasantly […]

Updates Are Coming to


I have already begun to add new work to my website ( Expect more additions later in the week!

Video Blog – Crash Boom Bang & Valentines Day Edition

My shot of Crash Boom Bang

Hanging-out after the Crash Boom Bang cd release party at Jammin Javas. Check out their music (see link below), their album was produced by the lead singer of the Plain White T’s, Tom Higgenson. Crash Boom Bang Footage captured with my Canon G9 handheld point-and-shoot (sorry if its a little shaky).

"Young Love" – Another Musician I Enjoy

I have admired Young Love’s music for awhile now and his songs are regularly found on my  iTunes/iPod playlists. Check out the myspace page: The new album comes out April 28!

Seether's New Single "Careless Whisper" & My Photo

Shooting the band

If you were wandering around iTunes this week, you may have noticed Seether has a new single out, “Careless Whisper,” a cover of the classic George Michael song. You may have also noticed a familiar photo from my website. It’s my shot on the cover of their new single. Pretty cool!