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COLORADO TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY :: “Are You In?” Commercial Spots

This post is one part showing client work and one part technical nerdiness, so bear with me.. Late last year we were hired to shoot a handful of commercial spots and still images for Colorado Technical University. When we were approached by the production company … Read More

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2014 BLOG FEATURES :: We Want Viewer Input!

As we move into the New Year we all make resolutions and goals to better ourselves or our businesses. One of the goals we specifically wanted to work on this year was blogging more frequently. We’ve realized that the blog deserves some more of our … Read More

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MENTORING :: Headshot Lighting with Ashley

Last month I was honored to have Ashley Briggs travel all the way to Appleton from Australia to mentor with me for a day! We custom tailored his mentorship to cover a handful of business related topics and dig into the nitty gritty of lighting … Read More

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HOUSE No. 613 :: Behind The Scenes

Below is a behind scenes peak at our short film, House No. 613. Grab some popcorn, sit back and enjoy! Below are the four 11×17 posters we had printed and distributed locally in a quasi-guerilla marketing campaign leading up to 613′s release. All were shot … Read More

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MENTORING :: Shooting Personal Work with Olek

Last month I did my first mentoring session for a photographer and spent two days extensively going through my work, answering a laundry list of questions about lighting, post-production and spent a full day of shooting in-studio. Olek made the long trip from Zurich, Switzerland … Read More

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THE WORK WE SHOW AND THE WORK WE DO :: Find Balance, Make It Your Own

Two weeks ago I sat on an open discussion panel during the AAF (American Advertising Federation) Academy event for the Fox River Ad Club, in which students and freelance professionals could ask a number of us questions related to entering a creative field. A student … Read More

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f/WHAT? & BREAKING THE RULES WORKSHOP

Last weekend we dusted off both the Breaking The Rules and f/WHAT? Workshop with a great group of folks who traveled far and wide to attend! The Breaking The Rules workshop is essentially designed to give emerging photographers a fresh, new start on re-evaluating the … Read More

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DROWNING POOL’S “RESILIENCE” COVER ART :: The Technical Process

This past Wednesday I was the guest on Scott Kelby’s Photoshop Insider blog, discussing the album art I shot for Drowning Pool’s new album, “Resilience” on Eleven Seven Music. While the blog post and correlating video did touch on some of the technical details of … Read More

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2012 ADDY AWARDS!

On the heels of the 2012 FRAC AAF Addy Awards, we are super excited to announce we walked away with four awards this year! The Addy Awards were held at Lawrence University in Appleton this past Thursday and saw more than 230 entries into several … Read More

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MUSEA Live Podcast & Presentation :: July 22nd

On Sunday, July 22nd Michael Howard, founder of Musea, will be at my studio here in Appleton the night before our first f/WHAT? Workshop to discuss his vision for Musea, talk about the upcoming Musea Gathering in February 2013 and to conduct a live podcast. … Read More