Saturday, January 26, 2013


I photographed my first (and probably last) dubstep show with artist Excision for the Indianapolis Star. If you don't know what dubstep is, it is essentially really terrible noise with lots of internal organ rattling bass. I had no clue what I was going into and didn't realize it would be teenagers with glowsticks and the odd creepy shirtless 40-year-old roaming about. It took me awhile to get into the shooting groove with all the stimulation but I came away with some images I am happy with. Thanks for checking them out.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Butler v Gonzaga

I've shot quite a lot of basketball over the years but have never seen an ending quite like the Butler v Gonzaga game at Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Butler won by one point after Roosevelt Jones stole an inbounds pass and made a basket with no time left on the clock. The fans swarmed the court making it difficult to get a clear shot of the celebration. I managed to get one decent frame before running onto the court myself to shoot the celebrations.

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Bald Eagle Watch

I spent Saturday morning going on an Eagle Watch at the Mississinewa River near Peru, Indiana to check out a Bald Eagle roosting site with my friend Nick who works for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. We saw about 25 eagles, mostly from very far away. One day last year over 150 were counted at this site.

The only one close enough to photograph

Best Eagle watching outfit ever!

Friday, January 11, 2013


I received this book in the mail this week from my photo friends at Nathaniel Edmunds Photography. It's a fun read with some good photography quotes scattered throughout. Here are a few of my favorites.

"There are no bad pictures; that's just how your face looks sometimes." - Abraham Lincoln

"You don't have to sleep with the photographer, although it helps at times." - Marie Helvin

"I drifted into photography like one drifts into prostitution. First I did it to please myself, then I did it to please my friends, and eventually I did it for the money." - Philippe Halsman

"It's a peculiar part of the good photographer's adventure to know where luck is most likely to lie in the stream, to hook it, and to bring it in without unfair play and without too much subduing it." - James Rufus Agee