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Duckpin Bowling – What is that?

Another part of my surprise birthday weekend in Indianapolis was playing Duckpin bowling with Jodi.  I had never heard of it and we learned that it has been around since the 1900’s but mostly on […]

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Lesson learned; always take your camera!

My lovely wife Jodi surprised me last weekend with a surprise weekend trip to Indianapolis to celebrate my birthday.  It was a special birthday, so she really went all out!  She even invited my sister […]

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Photographing Real Estate is Rewarding

Photographing real estate allows me to see a variety of homes throughout NW Indiana. From new construction, to existing homes, to remodeled homes, all offering unique opportunities for marketing photos and video. Today, I photographed […]

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Getting a creator’s idea in imagery is both challenging and rewarding!

There is a great “thrill” to capturing someone else’s creation to share with the world.  I love photographing a variety of things… people, real estate, food and events.  They have their unique challenges.  But creating […]

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Give Credit to Creative People!

I’ve been a creative person my whole life!  I showed that in both the food business (fresh produce), and the photography.  Both my real passions!  In fresh produce, I could build attractive and colorful displays […]

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Not all magazine shoots are glitz and glamour!

We do many different types of magazine photography.  Just the words “Magazine Photography” take most to glamour magazines with beautiful scenery, pretty models, and expensive cars or jewelry.  But there are many other types of […]

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Allowing enough time to document your wedding day is key to getting great images that tell the complete story of your wedding day!

Deciding how much time you need to hire your photographer is an important decision.  Capturing great imagery to tell the story of your day take time and your photographer has to be present to capture […]

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Ponies & Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Jodi and I enjoyed the afternoon photographing a pony.  Well, a Mustang anyway!  The 2015 Mustang is owned by Chef Cheryl, a long-time friend who we met through our work with Meals on Wheels of […]

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From babies to seniors to weddings – the joy of capturing life’s moments!

There is no greater thrill for us then to get a call from an old client asking us to capture yet again another important “life moment” for their family.  We have on many occasions photographed […]

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Our connection to “stuff” and how it invokes memories…

I recently visited a life-long friend that I’ve known since 4th grade.  We grew up together attending the same schools, elementary, middle school (then called jr. high), high school, and on to Bloomington to attend […]

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Not only great gifts, a worthy cause!

If you are looking for holiday gift ideas this year, there are some local items available from Opportunity Enterprises in Valparaiso, Indiana.  We photographed their products again this year and they include items that almost […]

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Why selecting the right photographer is so important…

We always like to point out to prospective wedding clients that the chemistry between us (Jodi and me) and the couple is important.  And our initial meeting can usually reveal if we’re going to be […]

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Keeping Clients Interested – No Matter What Age

Working with families who have little children can be a challenge.  Their minds are moving so fast and absorbing everything around them all the time.  It’s really fun watching them during a photo-shoot, and the […]

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Product photography – tell your story!

I enjoy doing work for my buddy’s company called Columbia Fresh Produce.  We’ll be representing a new sweet corn item for retail and food service that is a pre-cooked, vacuum-packed corn on the cob.  Just […]

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Engagement sessions offer insight

We are always happen when our wedding couples decide to do an engagement session.  It not only is fun, it is a great way for us to get to know the future bride and groom […]

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My day in the life of Opportunity Enterprises

We were recently honored to be selected to capture marketing images for Opportunity Enterprises (OE) in Valparaiso, Indiana. The project included product photography, Executive portraits, and general marketing images to be captured at all of […]

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