Behind-the-scenes, observations and other news.

Light testing with surgical LED lights before an editorial portrait shoot. One light on the back wall and then using the outer most edge of another LED underneath the face. Lots of fun to shoot with these. 

Light testing with surgical LED lights before an editorial portrait shoot. One light on the back wall and then using the outer most edge of another LED underneath the face. Lots of fun to shoot with these. 

"Just Out" with portraits of actress Justine Cotsonas. I worked with Justine as a personal assignment in East Islip, NY. Justine is an amazingly talented actress who has appeared in television (Elementary, Blue Bloods, Law & Order SVU, The Good Wife), film and theater throughout the years. 

"Just Out" with my latest personal portrait project, The Patriot Guard Riders. Click on the photo to be brought to the portfolio on my website, which is an edited version of the project. To see the project in its entirety, which includes all 50 portraits, please go to http://pgrnyportraits.tumblr.com

"Just Out" with my latest personal portrait project, The Patriot Guard Riders. Click on the photo to be brought to the portfolio on my website, which is an edited version of the project. To see the project in its entirety, which includes all 50 portraits, please go to http://pgrnyportraits.tumblr.com

"Just Out" with a new portrait of musician Cass Dillon in Mattituck, NY. This is from a series of portraits that I shot for of Cass for a feature in Long Island Pulse Magazine. 

"Just Out" with a new portrait of musician Cass Dillon in Mattituck, NY. This is from a series of portraits that I shot for of Cass for a feature in Long Island Pulse Magazine. 

This portrait of Isabella is from my new personal project “Portraits of Honor, Dignity & Respect” which has me working with the Patriot Guard Riders of New York. I’ll be releasing the new portfolio very soon on my website as well as a dedicated website showcasing all 50+ portraits and a coffee table style photo book.

This portrait of Isabella is from my new personal project “Portraits of Honor, Dignity & Respect” which has me working with the Patriot Guard Riders of New York. I’ll be releasing the new portfolio very soon on my website as well as a dedicated website showcasing all 50+ portraits and a coffee table style photo book.

"Just Out" with a portrait of musician Cass Dillon in his Mattituck, NY studio. I spent the day with Cass shooting portraits for a feature in the April issue of Long Island Pulse Magazine. Had a great time with him, his band and his manager Stefano Di Benedetto of The Hang Productions.

"Just Out" with a portrait of musician Cass Dillon in his Mattituck, NY studio. I spent the day with Cass shooting portraits for a feature in the April issue of Long Island Pulse Magazine. Had a great time with him, his band and his manager Stefano Di Benedetto of The Hang Productions.

Just Out :: Portrait of Theresa Cardella, shop manager at Body Graphics Tattoo, for Inked Magazine’s April/May 2014 issue.

Just Out :: Portrait of Theresa Cardella, shop manager at Body Graphics Tattoo, for Inked Magazine’s April/May 2014 issue.