Dark Silver: New portraits from the view camera

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 in Artwalk, portraits, promotions

Dark Silver is a new exhibit of portraits created with the large format view camera at Mastroianni Photography and Arts on December 12, 2014 from 6-9PM and December 13 from 10AM-1PM, and continues throughout the winter. Dark Silver is opening in conjunction with my new project called Silver Scuro, which is devoted to creating images with traditional ...

Weddings: favorite images of 2014

Posted on Dec 9, 2014 in Weddings

From an intimate backyard wedding with eight people (including myself) to an all day Jewish Orthodox extravaganza with 500 plus guests, 2014 was as interesting and rewarding a year as any when it came to weddings. I love all of the different people, traditions, and settings I get to be a part of every time ...

Cathleen and Matt at Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Posted on Nov 26, 2014 in Weddings

The silvery November light was dazzling on the the wedding day of Cathleen and Matt, although if the sun hadn’t shown, their smiles would have dazzled enough for everyone. Marking one of the last weddings of the season, it was also one of the most memorable and colorful, from their beautiful and unique ceremony in ...

Priscilla and Colby’s pretty big Greek wedding

Posted on Nov 18, 2014 in Weddings

…honestly, they didn’t expect it, but sometimes you just can’t help it! It was my pleasure to return to Ss. Constantine & Helen’s in Cleveland Heights and again be part of this wonderful extended family’s wedding. Here are a few favorites from Priscilla and Colby’s wedding day:                 ...

Amy and Josh: Fall family session

Posted on Nov 12, 2014 in portraits

Old wedding clients Amy and Josh contacted me (as old wedding clients often do) to do a fall family portrait session with their young son. We went to Lakewood Park on a chilly but beautifully lit November morning and came back with some great images for them. Here are a handful of favorites:     ...

Cathy and Jim: From Shaker Heights to Seattle and Back

Posted on Nov 4, 2014 in Weddings

Jim and Cathy have known each other since their days at Shaker Heights High School, but they probably never imagined back then that they would be getting married one day and even revisiting their old school on their wedding day. Or that in the years between, fate would take them both out to Seattle. But ...

2014 Fall Family Portrait Sale

Posted on Oct 30, 2014 in discounts, portraits, promotions

As another holiday season approaches, getting that family portrait done is often high on the to-do list. Unfortunately, it often gets pushed back to the last minute. Don’t get caught short this year with nothing to put in your frame or on your wall, book your family portrait now and take advantage of this pre-Thanksgiving ...

Seniors: Audrey from Laurel School

Posted on Oct 21, 2014 in portraits, seniors

Wanting something a little less juvenile and a little more dignified, Audrey came to me for her senior photos. Her location was a beloved part of Ohio City where she has spent a lot of time volunteering, working, as well as residing. Here are a few favorites from our session. Contact me if you’d like ...

Liz and KC: #ThisIsCLE

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 in Weddings

Liz and KC love Cleveland, and their downtown wedding let everyone know that. From St. John’s Cathedral, to a stop at their favorite sandwich shop Cleveland Pickle, and on to portraits overlooking the skyline at the brand new Abbey Ave. Park, and on to East 4th for more, they finally arrived for a grand reception ...

Thorn Creek Winery Wedding with Lisa and Terry

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Weddings

Scenic Thorn Creek Winery was the perfect location for Lisa and Terry’s wedding celebration, and the weather was amazing, too. Here are some highlights from their wedding photos…                                                       ...