See Me at Imaging USA in Nashville Photography Conference

Imaging USA is the largest annual convention and expo for professional photographers. It’s a yearly event and this year, as in times past, it’s being held in Nashville February 1-3. It’s much more than just a convention or an expo, it features speakers, workshops, panels, etc. On Tuesday the 3rd I’ll be speaking and doing a mini-workshop at the LensRentals booth at 1:00. LensRentals is an amazing company and service that allows you to rent all kinds of photography and video gear and have it shipped to you. I’ll be at their booth (#260) talking about lighting techniques including teaching how …

What You Didn’t See in 2014

I know a lot of photographers are doing “Best Of” posts for the new year. It’s always great to see those and look back on the previous year.  I wanted to do something slightly different. Instead of doing a “Best Of” I thought I’d show some photos I took in 2014 …

Photo Shoots for Banded

I love my clients; I really do. I get to work with a lot of great people and companies. Banded is one such company that I enjoy working with. Banded is a Nashville based company that makes headbands that are step above all others. They are one size-fits-all that are …

Independent Musician Photography

I don’t blog about my photo shoots very often, but I’ll be changing that soon to show some behind the scenes shots, photos and outtakes from various shoots. In the meantime, below are some photos from a few different independent artist shoots I’ve done. Besides the larger, more established musicians …

Samantha Bean Photography

Many people don’t realize that my Wife Samantha Bean is also a very talented Nashville photographer as well. We actually both started shooting at about the same time. When we bought our first home we found one that had a darkroom built into it by the original owners and she …

Mapco Lifestyle Campaigns

Mapco is a Nashville based chain of 373 convenience stores in 8 different states. They’ve been a client of mine for a couple of years now. I am also a frequent customer of theirs; especially as they have the nicest and cleanest stores of any convenience chain I’ve been in. …

In the Studio with Rival Sons

One of my favorite things to be hired to do is to go into a recording studio with a band or artist and document them while they make their album. I just finished up a few days in the studio with band Rival Sons shooting both photography and video. This …

Guest feature on Scott Kelby’s Blog

I had the honor last week of being a guest blogger on Scott Kelby’s web site. If you don’t know Scott; he is the The #1 Best selling computer/ technology author in the world for the past six years straight, and the #1 top-selling author of photography books for three …