Keira – Sheer Focus

  Keira – Sheer Focus Keira Grant is a tiny person. In the best way. And in the week leading up to her visit to Chicago last August, I was still in my temporary in-between home before my move to Los Angeles, and the place was Box City. Still piled high with moving boxes. Everywhere. Including …

Photo Daily: Keira Grant Casa Dracula Doorway

  I got a lovely holiday card from my model friend Keira Grant the other day. It’s such a nice surprise to get something in the snail-mail that’s inspiring for a change. Art. Keira is a prolific art model. Intelligent, creative, inventive. I had a wonderful time photographing her in and around the 19th century mansion …

The Inspiration Folder – Magical Sharing that Keeps Giving

Working in the Creative Industry is a lovely, wonderful, amazing, horrible, maddening thing. Just like art. When we’re lucky enough to be making something for ourselves or a client that truly resonates with who we are and what we stand for as artists, it’s nothing short of bliss. As much as is possible, I try …

Part 23 of 50: Models with Cameras vs. Guys with Cameras: There is a Difference

This is part twenty-three in a series of blogs on my photography adventures at ZoeFest X, in Todos Santos, Mexico. NOTE: To really appreciate the photography of the models discussed in this blog, definitely click on the links in the text below. The photos on you see this page are simply snapshots of us hanging …

Part 16 of 50: Color or Black & White? A Photographers Dilemma

This is part sixteen in a series of blogs on my recent artistic adventures in Mexico. I’ve been writing a lot about how I decide whether the photographs I create are going to end up being in black & white or color. Perhaps it’s time to share my opinions on that further after the last …

Part 15 of 50: Keira Pays Attention

This is part fifteen in a series of blogs on my recent artistic adventures in Mexico. Keira Grant pays attention. There were so many highlights from this year’s ZoeFest in Todos Santos, Mexico. For a first timer like me, getting invited to this exclusive artists retreat meant I had a lot of catching up to …