Towards the end of winter I bought a plane ticket to nowhere to gain access to O'Hare Airport. While inside, I took the opportunity to do a photoshoot with the absolutely lovely Shei Ayala Madrid. We showed up right before security closed down for the night, with flights scheduled to leave at 6AM. Once inside, … Continue reading Fly the Friendly Skies: O’Hare Photoshoot
With winter setting in and the pandemic making a tough time of year all that more tough, Janel and I set about coming up with a unique photoshoot idea. If you follow the same hashtags I follow on Instagram, you are inundated with milk bath photography. I've found the idea intriguing, but not quite my … Continue reading Handle with Care
Lafayette photographer, Rachel Sitarz from Bohemian Lights Photography, was kind enough to invite me to head to Chicago for styled shoot with Aletta Bridal. I am not a wedding photographer but the chance to spend the day shooting models in an urban environment was too good to pass up. As luck would have it, a … Continue reading Aletta Bridal Wedding Dress Shoot
Sometimes an unrealistic idea pops into your head and percolates despite the constraints of reality. "A sunrise photoshoot at a desolate beach would be amazing!" I tried to dismiss the thought but it rattled around and wouldn't be forgotten. "Remember that beach thing?" "You haven't shot anything recently." "BEACH! DAN! BEACH!" After growing tired of … Continue reading The World Was Ours. Sunrise at Lake Michigan with Janel.
Every once in awhile, you learn about something truly epic and a few weeks back, that knowledge bomb was dropped on Janel and me. What did it mean? All we knew was we needed to head to the suburbs of Chicago to explore an abandoned plane. There is a British Aircraft Corporation BAC-111 plane, with … Continue reading Flying First Class with Janel, Abandoned Illinois.