Portrait for Pittsburgh Law Firm

Portrait for Pittsburgh Law Firm

Portrait for Pittsburgh Law Firm Here’s a portrait in did today of Andrew Barber, for a local Pittsburgh law firm.  This is a great example of using an existing environment in place of a “studio” background.  The idea is to select a background that is simple, yet interesting.  The background shouldn’t distract from the subject.

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Executive Portrait Photography Backgrounds

Executive Portrait Photography Backgrounds

Executive Portrait Photography Backgrounds The longer I’m in the business of Commercial Photography, The more I realize how important the background is to an executive portrait.  The background shouldn’t distract, be applicable, and be interesting.  It can’t take away from the subject, but at the same time, it has to have “something” going on…

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New Gallery!

New Gallery!

I added a new Selfie Gallery! If you’ve been following me on social media over the years, you’ve probably seen samples of where some crazy Pittsburgh Photographer gets in his own photos.  This guy is totally nuts, and here’s the proof!

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Business Portrait for The Braff Group

Business Portrait for The Braff Group

Editorial Business Portrait for The Braff Group This portrait is from a recent shoot for Third Planet Communications, and their client, The Braff Group.  We came away with quite a few great business portraits and action shots, but this one is my favorite.  The photo was taken with my Nikon D800 and my trusty 80-200mm…

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Veggie & Chicken Sandwich Photo

Veggie & Chicken Sandwich Photo

Veggie & Chicken Sandwich Photo I think every time Matt Walker comes to art direct a photo shoot for Pittsburgh-based Giant Eagle Markets, I walk away with at least one portfolio piece.  I wish he’d come to shoot more often.  :o) This food photo is for a monthly direct-mail piece and it’s a great opportunity…

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Urban Executive Portraits

Urban Executive Portraits

Urban Executive Portraits Here’s an Executive Portrait I did over the weekend.  We talked about various business location for our shoot, but thought this would be interesting.  The shot was to be used for various business reasons such as a Linkedin profile photo and in case of speaking engagement invitations. The lighting in this location…

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Nondisclosure Agreements are driving me crazy!

Nondisclosure Agreements are driving me crazy!

Nondisclosure Agreements are driving me crazy! I’ve been amazingly busy lately but I haven’t been able to post photos from many of the jobs I’ve done because of nondisclosure agreements.  I had a week-long food photography shoot with Baskin Robbins, shooting “flavor of the month” promotions for their international stores.  I’ve been some really cool…

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Recent Pittsburgh Food Photos

Recent Pittsburgh Food Photos

Recent Pittsburgh Food Photos I haven’t been posting many Pittsburgh food photos on my page here.  Most times I post them to my food photography only site. The food photo above is  an unretouched shot from last week that I really like. We did the shot in vertical and horizontal so that the client could…

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Business Portrait of Emeka Onwugbenu

Business Portrait of Emeka Onwugbenu

Business Portrait of Emeka Onwugbenu I shot an environmental portrait earlier today of Pittsburgh entrepreneur, Emeka Onwugbenu, for an article in Pittsburgh Magazine. Despite being 14 degrees outside, we visited one of his company’s construction sites to create this photo.  We ended up shooting in three locations and the light was just beautiful in two…

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