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 ...

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:     ...

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 ...

St Joseph Academy Class of 2015–Liz

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 in portraits, seniors

Simple, elegant, and mature; that’s how we like to present senior portraits, and that’s what Liz was looking for. Based on her strong interest in the fine arts and classical music, the Cleveland Museum of Art and Severance Hall were natural choices for her senior photos. Here are a few favorites from the session.   ...

Cathy and James–back in Cleveland

Posted on Aug 22, 2014 in engagements, portraits

Cathy and James, both native Clevelanders and current Seattle citizens came back to town recently for a portrait session in advance of their October Cleveland wedding. We decided on the Cleveland Museum of Art and surrounding area, taking advantage of the morning hours before the mad rush of wedding parties overran the lagoon.     ...

“Bride in Black” at the Butler Institute of American Art

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in gallery, portraits

I’m very pleased to have been included in the 78th annual Butler Institute of Art Midyear National Exhibition, now on view through September 7th. The juried show is open to artists across the United States, and this year 91 pieces from 89 artists were selected from nearly 1,000 entries of 289 artists. While open to different mediums, ...

Liz and KC: engagement session at the West Side Market

Posted on Jul 8, 2014 in engagements, portraits

When I asked KC and Liz where they wanted to do their engagement portrait session, they answered The West Side Market with no hesitation. The colorful and popular Cleveland landmark is a favorite of many, and for many captures a lot of the charm of this town.

Naked babies and cute kids–yeah, we do that too!

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 in portraits

Kristen is the kind of client who really appreciates professional photography, and I was pleased that she sought me out when her previous photographer was no longer available. She wanted intimate, fun portraits with no distractions, and the studio was the perfect setting. I love when everyone gets involved with family photos; because the photos ...

Mindy and Antuan: E-session at the Cultural Gardens

Posted on May 28, 2014 in portraits, Weddings

In anticipation of their August wedding, I met up with Mindy and Antuan for a portrait session near Cleveland’s Cultural gardens. The warm afternoon light matched their sunny dispositions perfectly…