"The best camera is the one that's with you." -Chase Jarvis. One of the most famous quotes now in the world of photography and social media as we know it. As an ambassador for Moment I have an easy time explaining the importance of how powerful the camera in your pocket is and how simple tools can add so much power to that camera. I am continuously shooting with and for Moment to help expand and grow the brands presence.
Partnering with Olympus a year ago was a dream I never knew I wanted. Having known nothing about the brand outside of their slick and beautiful looking cameras, it too some research and getting used to compared to my familiar Canon. I was, and still am, blown away by Olympus OM-D EM5 Mark II and EM10 Mark III. Both are brilliant pieces of tech that bring a whole new meaning to the world of photography with innovative and well thought out design.
Spending some years in cross country I found a love for running early on that still sticks with me today. Getting the chance to shoot some lifestyle and familiar look-down shots for Saucony was a fun challenge that I was able to share on my Instagram page.
Adding more fitness brands to the portfolio it was a pleasure to find a company like Motiv. Their story and drive to create a stunning fitness tracker that not only holds one of the worlds smallest sizes in any device of its kind but also boasts stats for heart rate, steps, and more.
Having the incredible opportunity to travel for work is a dream many creatives have early on in their careers. Never would I have imagined chances like these to ever come about, let alone for giant companies like Alaska Airlines. This particular project was to shoot and share my experiences while flying from Indianapolis to Seattle to watch my Colts play in Seattle against the Seahawks. I was incredibly lucky to have been able to invite three others with me, including my wife. When you can enjoy experiences like this it's one thing, but having been able to share it with the wife it makes looking back at many of these photos priceless.
Partnering with my friend Craig Winslow here in Indiana I was able to help him document an event he hosted with Coca-Cola. Located in Terre Haute, home of the first contour bottle for the brand he debuted through a light capsule on the side of a local museum and historic bottling plant the new mural they will paint in 2018.
Located in the heart of downtown Houston, Texas the Le Meridien holds a beautiful gem of a hotel that brings a high end and sophisticated look and feel for anyone traveling for personal or business. Had a blast pairing this weekend shoot with a friends wedding in the same city.
Getting a chance to work with amazing brands that I truly believe in and can support is not easy. I absolutely love building relationships with iconic names such as Polaroid and couldn't have been happier with the handful of images I created for them. On top of that I was able to create my first review series on YouTube going over my thoughts on the Snap Touch. Check it out here!
Partnering with LIFEWTR was an absolute dream, a brand that supports artists across the world by featuring their work right on the bottles sold on shelves. Being able to read their individual stories and know exactly who I was shooting for was incredible. Here are just a few photos I created for the brand and shared on my Instagram page over a long term campaign.
Having worked with many hotels I continue to learn and expand my expertise in architecture and lifestyle photography with each location. The Peninsula in Chicago is one of 120 hotels in the world that are ranked amongst the best with a rating of 5 diamonds. Getting the chance to share a weekend stay with my son for Fathers Day weekend was a treat while also shooting specially for a kids experience they offer.
Connecting with local brand Cardinal Spirits here in Indianapolis as they begin their climb to the shelves of big box stores was a blast. When a brand comes to you and gives you the opportunity to create and share how you want it's an amazing experience. The 'golden bottle' shot was even part of a wild scavenger hunt game we delivered to them as an idea and ended with people scouting out local bars to find it on shelf.