I was in my basement shooting my little diecast Pagani supercar, and I remembered a technique I had seen somewhere using a CD to light paint with. I wish I could give attribution to the artist, but I have no idea where I saw the technique, although it might have come from Eric Paré when he used multicolored reflective paper to create a light painting with Mike Campau. The result was an abstract form of light made up of wild vibrant colors. Anyways my idea was to light paint the car like I usually do, and then wave a CD around the image as I shined a flashlight on the CD to see what kind of look I would get. It was a messy process, but that’s the way I like to shoot. Here is how I went about it on this day. Read more
For you that know me, you know I love to light paint. Because of this passion, my buddy Johnny and I started a company named Stimulight the Night. Last night under that company name, I had the pleasure of photographing friend, and pro archer, Nate Jones. Check out the post on our Stimulight Page and see what we did with lit up arrows, steel wool, and a super moon!
Anyone that knows me from high school knows I drive an old Camaro. But sometimes in this life we are gifted an opportunity to photograph things from the other side of the fence. All joking aside, this GT is a beautiful car to shoot against the backdrop of a stormy Iowa night. Read more
This weekend I had a chance to visit the past with an old friend. When my father passed away in 2010, he left behind his 20th Edition Vmax. My Mom would ride everywhere with my Dad on the back of this beautiful bike. It was nearly 10 years ago when he got the bike and I can still remember my parents motoring down the driveway together, sharing those special moments that are so important in this life. Read more
I have spent the past couple days cleaning out my apartment preparing for Jackie and I’s move to St. Cloud. I came across our climbing gear which got me dreaming about this summer. I can’t wait to shake off this winter rust and get outdoors. Read more