family photo/dance party

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 in portraits

Old time friends and colleagues Catherine Butler, Jordan Davis, and their son came by the studio for portraits and high-jinks. Hats, dance moves, and costume changes made for a lively session. I’ve known Catherine and Jordan since our shared DJ days way back at WRUW, where we spun the latest and most obscure music of ...

More favorites from our big portrait week

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 in portraits

To celebrate the opening of the new studio and gallery, we’ve been running a portrait special all week; here are a few more highlights… In this age of instantaneous smartphone pics, it’s easy to forget that image making can be something more, created with the highest quality technology, and done with the care and attention ...

Studio portrait sale: $100 for one week only!

Posted on Mar 5, 2014 in events, portraits, promotions

To celebrate the opening of our new location at 2687 W. 14th (across from the old address), we are offering $100 studio portraits for one week only between March 8 and March 16 (full sessions are normally $299). Take advantage of this sale to update your professional headshot or family portrait for the new year. ...

Stephen & David at home

Posted on Nov 26, 2013 in portraits

Creating portraits can be a real pleasure when your subjects have as much warmth and ease as Stephen and David. We shot inside of their 1902 Lakewood home, which has been meticulously restored and redecorated to reflect not only the era it was built, but the owners personal style and taste in art. (If only ...

Lara, Jon, and Oscar

Posted on Nov 6, 2013 in portraits

Family portrait season is in full swing, and this time we did a studio session with Lara, Jon, and Oscar, and a few specific props… Full family portrait sessions start at $299 prepaid, which includes a $50 print credit. You can buy the session now and book the time later, or use it like a ...

Adam and Abraham: father and son portrait session

Posted on Nov 1, 2013 in portraits

I had the pleasure of having fellow Tremonster Adam and his son come in to the studio for a portrait session the other day. Inspired by the “Girls on Film” series, we did a small session of formal portraits both in and out of the studio. The results are delightful!

Book now for your Fall Cleveland area portraits

Posted on Sep 17, 2013 in portraits, promotions, seniors

September and October are busy months for portraits in northeast Ohio. Not only is the weather perfect, but customers can get prints, canvasses, and cards done well in time for the holidays. Children, families, anniversaries, seniors, even a fresh headshot for your resume or online presence–all benefit from a professional photo session. Family and formal ...

Alex hates senior photos, too

Posted on Sep 3, 2013 in portraits, seniors

…so when Alex and his dad saw that I offered senior photos for seniors who hate senior photos, they came here. Opting for the studio setting, we provided an uncluttered, professionally lit setting free of gimmicks which focuses attention on the subject and helps create timeless and sophisticated photographs. We try to provide the same ...

“Girls on Film” at Mastroianni Photography and Arts

Posted on Jun 25, 2013 in gallery, portraits

Girls on Film is a three part exhibition of new work featuring portraits of my daughters. Like the proverbial cobbler and his shoeless children, I rarely remember to do for my own family what I am paid to do for others, namely, create beautiful, formal portraits. However, there is a layer of familiarity and even ...

Year in review: Portraits 2012

Posted on Dec 10, 2012 in portraits

2012 was a busy year for portraits here, both on location around Cleveland and in our Tremont studio. Families, individuals, corporate, and engagement sessions are all represented in with high lights from last year. Here are a few of my favorites: