Senior portrait photography in Downtown Akron

It’s always fun doing senior portrait photos, but especially fun when the senior is as cool as Kaleb. He’s a senior at Chippewa High School and has a great personality and is a real pleasure to work with. We decided to do the shoot in and around downtown Akron, OH and the weather was perfect. Blue skies and calm winds prevailed, and downtown was…

Fun photo shoot with my daughter in the snow

With the snow falling, I asked my daughter, Savannah, if she’d model for me this afternoon. Being naturally comfortable in front of the camera, she happily agreed and suffered through me picking out her outfit for the shoot. I’m blessed with such a fun, beautiful daughter that enjoys spending time with her dad. We went to the back yard, which  is awash in natural…

Adam’s Senior Portraits

I recently shot Adam’s senior portraits in Akron Ohio. I’ve known his family for a long time and was very flattered when they selected me to be his photographer. We selected locations in and around downtown Akron for our shoot and marked a Saturday morning as the date to do the shoot. In the morning, Adam showed up with 3 wardrobe changes, which I…

Brodyn’s Friends Golfing for a Cure 2013 Photography

Last week was the annual Brodyn’s Friends Golfing for a Cure at Rosemont Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Brodyn, as you may remember from this previous blog post, is a wonderful boy that was born with Non Ketotic Hyperglycinemia (NKH), a disease that thus far doesn’t have a cure, but is being researched by some of the top minds in the medical community. To…

Dennis and Esther’s Surprise Wedding Photos

Not many people have arranged for surprise wedding photos, but Dennis is a smart man. He and his long time fiance Esther have been together nearly 30 years, and the recently decided to legally tie the knot. They decided to have the ceremony at the Justice of the Peace with only a few guests present. As far as Esther knew, they would get dressed…

Beach Theme Wedding Reception at Quarry Golf Club in Canton

This past Saturday I photographed a gorgeous wedding reception in Canton, OH at the Quarry Golf and Country Club in Canton, OH. The beautiful newlywed couple had chosen to get married in Panama City, FL. because they’ve always vacationed there and they brought the beach theme with them into the lovely reception I had the honor of photographing. Looking at the wedding cake, you…

Claire’s Senior Photos in Cleveland

Last week I did a senior photo session in downtown Cleveland and the surrounding areas. I’ve worked with Claire and her wonderful family in the past and was delighted when she chose me to shoot her senior photos. We met a few months ago to talk about the shoot and to discuss her personal taste when it comes to photos. Talking with her, I…

Photos of my Dad and his 1963 Split Window Corvette

My dad loves his ’63 Split Window Corvette. For his Father’s Day gift this year, I asked him to let me do a photo session with his Corvette to showcase it and him in a cool setting with a lot of thought put into the lighting. I know of an old industrial area in Akron that would be perfect for photographing the ‘Vette, having…

Photographing the 2013 Cleveland Marathon

I was hired to photograph the 2013 Cleveland Marathon recently. With over 20,000 participants, it was challenging, to say the least. I was stationed at the 2.5 mile point and also the 22 mile point. At the first setup, the 2.5-mile point, my co-photographer and I had to be set up and shooting photos by 7:00 AM because that when the first of the…

A Beautiful Cleveland Family That I Recently Photographed

This lovely family wanted to have photos showing three generations of their family and all the siblings gathered together in Cleveland. We needed to find a place in downtown Cleveland to take photos that would allow us to achieve a number of different looking backgrounds in a small area because of the large number of photos we wanted to take, while at the same…