Portrait of an Artist: Julie Mallis

  Julie Mallis is one of the coolest people I know. She and I grew up down the street from each other in the suburbs of Philly and then we each made our ways across the state to the city of Pittsburgh. Julie is an educator and talented artist, whose work has been displayed all … Continue reading


Rivka is another friend of mine to stop by the studio. She has modeled a few times for other friends of hers and we had spoken about doing a shoot together some time ago. It was my first time working with her and I thought she did a really great job. Unfortunately I won’t be … Continue reading

Studio Time With Jessie

Hey everyone, meet Jessie. Sometimes when I have a bit of free time I’ve been opening up the studio and inviting friends over for some fun photo sessions. Jessie wanted to see what it’s like to be in a professional shoot so a few weeks ago we met up. Here are my favorite shots.   … Continue reading

Hanging in the Studio with Mimi and Nur

Last week I got to spend some time in the studio with some old friends of mine from my university days. One of my favorite classes at the University of Pittsburgh was Turkish, which was made up of a small group of fun and interesting people. Nur (above) taught the class and Mimi was a … Continue reading

Another Wonderful Shoot with DeserĂ©e

Hi friends I have some good news to tell: I finally got studio space in Pittsburgh! The Shadyside location is small and I share it with two other photographers, but it’s nice to have a real workspace to go at my convenience. To inaugurate the new location I met up with DeserĂ©e again for another … Continue reading


This week marked the first shoot in another long term project in collaboration with Roxanne Fedrow. Roxanne will be going to cosmetology school this year and we are putting together some conceptual make-up/portrait work. Our model this week was the beautiful Hope. This shoot is one of our simpler concepts, the purpose of which was … 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