This was a shoot I’ve been wanting to do for quite some time and I was very excited to get the chance to do it and pretty pleased with how it all came out.
Category Archives: Assignments
A few of my favorite shots from a shoot for MSNBC about Iraq War Veterans that are giving their medals back in protest.
2011 was a fantastic year… and I’m not just saying that to be pollyannic. The year started off with my project from French Guiana being published in Harper’s Magazine and ending with an assignment for ESPN the Magazine, a magazine I have been eager to … Read More →
This was an assignment to photograph three CEOs from three cool companies in Madison, all doing some pretty interesting things, from early cancer detection to developing alternative fuels. And it was a chance to use my new lights!
This assignment was for The New York Times Travel section. I was so excited to shoot this story about supper clubs, I even did my I-just-got-a-super-cool-assignment dance. Most of the supper clubs I was to shoot were in the north of Wisconsin, the Northwoods. I … Read More →
I’m a big Frank Lloyd Wright fan so when The New York Times called with a travel assignment to photograph several Frank Lloyd Wright buildings around Wisconsin, I jumped at the chance. Shooting architecture and interior design for a travel story was a little tough … Read More →
It’s primary season! I went to Iowa for The New York Times to get my political photography on. Times were had, some fun.
I got a call to go to Rochester, Minnesota to photograph a story about aging. So I went to the Mayo Clinic and I saw old people doing exercises and mice running on a treadmill. It was a fun assignment and the researcher that was … Read More →
AARP did a little story about how the University of Wisconsin allows senior citizens to audit classes for free. Pretty cool, huh? This guy, Steve, takes advantage of that. I hope they still offer that when I’m a senior citizen!
I got an assignment to photograph a wildlife pathologist Carol Meteyer at the US Geological Survey Wildlife Health Center. Knowing there are some stuffed, taxidermied birds there, I brought some fishing line to suspend a bird as though it were flying. Then I saw the … Read More →
This was a commercial project for RestoreHealth Pharmacy, a compounding pharmacy in Madison that makes bio-identical hormones, mainly for menopause patients. This was primarily a motion project. I interviewed nearly all of the employees and crafted the narrative from that. They were pretty happy… so … Read More →
I’ve done many assignments for New York Times but this was my first one for their Travel section. I was pretty excited… I did my little I-just-got-a-fun-assignment dance when those 10 1′s came up on my phone. The assignment was to go to New Glarus, … Read More →