Graceful Movement with the Pittsburgh Ballet

Last week I had the pleasure to watch the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre put on a free public performance at the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland. The company will be touring in Israel over the summer and the show was staged as part of the Israeli Independence Day celebration, which I was covering for the Jewish … Continue reading

Andre the Movie Star

Back in January my friend and bar tender Andre Crews asked me to take some head shots for his budding film career as a stunt man. Well, its been only three months and Andre has already worked as a model and gotten some minor extra rolls in several films. He is now moving to Philly … Continue reading

Partying with J’Burgh, Purim Style

Hey everyone, this is my first post in a while, but I’ve been pretty busy and hope to put up a slew of new posts in the next few weeks. Last week was the Jewish holiday of Purim and young Jews in Pittsburgh celebrated with J’Burgh down at S-Bar in Southside. Purim, for you goyim … Continue reading

Portrait Shoot with Dazzletine

Hey everyone, Here are some sweet photos I shot for local Pittsburgh rock band Dazzletine. They’ve been getting a lot of buzz since they were featured in the City Paper back in November so lead singer Dan Koshute called me up for a promotional shoot. Although I’ve been photographing Dazzletine for a year this is … Continue reading

Electric Bikes Roam the Pittsburgh Streets

A few weeks ago I photographed Micah Toll, CEO of Pulse Motors for the Jewish Chronicle. This start-up by Pitt students has designed and built some nifty electric powered bicycles that are being beta-tested here in Pittsburgh. The guys at Pulse liked my photos so much that they asked me to shoot some promotional photos … Continue reading

Dazzletine at Brillobox

Saturday night I got to shoot Dazzletine in concert again at another of their crazy shows at Brillobox in Lawrenceville. Dazzletine is a local Pittsburgh band that has a glam rock-influenced visual look and puts on a very strong live performance. Brillobox, like most small venues in the ‘Burgh, has terrible lighting so I used … Continue reading

Original Shows on Penn Avenue

Last Friday kicked off an exciting weekend with the North x Midwest showcase on Penn Avenue. The Original Magazine hosted eight bands at two venues, Garfield Artworks and Assemble, with bands playing at alternate times between both locations. The bands in these photos are Too Young, Legs Like Tree Trunks and Rivka.

Andre the Aspiring Stunt Man

Andre Crews is a bartender at a pub in Shadyside I like to frequent. Late one night a few weeks ago as I was getting ready to go to sleep I got a text from my friend Brendan. He was at the bar and said that Andre was looking to become a stunt man and … Continue reading

An Afternoon With Brendan

This photo shoot ended up being completely different than what I originally envisioned. Due to a series of technical mishaps what should have been a body paint shoot ended up being a simple photo session with my friend Brendan Sullivan. I had hoped to experiment with a multiple light setup but I’m not one to … Continue reading

The Whiskey Holler at Thunderbird Cafe

Hey everyone, Here are some new photos from the Whiskey Holler’s show at Thunderbird Cafe last Sunday. For those of you unfamiliar with them, the Whiskey Holler is a local band that play in and around Pittsburgh and I’ve covered them a few times before on this blog. The show was great and the band … Continue reading