Thank you, Chuck Norris

July 22, 2014 / Shoots, Stories
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A few years ago, I landed a big job for a record label shooting a band. I shoot bands for labels all the time so it was a no-brainer. But then the art director told me she wanted the band to laugh and smile the whole time. "Uh oh" I thought. That's trouble. I'm not a comedian. I'm not like my friends Jon Acuff or Dave Barnes who are funny 24/7.  I'm a very ...

A Rare Connection: My Photo Shoot with John Schneider

January 16, 2014 / Stories
I recently got asked to shoot photos for a show called "The Haves and HaveNots" for the Oprah Winfrey Network. I've shot many shows in my career and I always enjoy these shoots because there are so many challenges involved. There's tons of "talent" aka celebrities involved, all their teams, all the hair, makeup and wardrobe involved, there's very limited tim...

Zachary Levi Shoot

March 14, 2010 / Shoots, Stories
I recently had the chance to shoot Zachary Levi for the 4th time. Zach has become a good friend over the years and I can honestly say he's my favorite male to shoot in the world. Guys are rarely good in front of the camera but Zach just has IT. I guess that's why he's so good on TV, right? This shoot was all done at his house. The place is gorgeous but there...