My Favorite Photos of 2016

The past year has brought a variety of things to photograph: sailboats on a lake in Colorado, an engagement, state championship baseball, football in a rainstorm — to name a few. Hover over the images below (or through the Continue Reading link below) to read the caption.

An Engagement Surprise

This past Saturday I was fortunate enough to photograph Ben Loewnau’s engagement to Lexie Purcell at Babler State Park in Wildwood, Mo. A few days earlier, Ben and I scouted out a location for me to hide and capture the surprise. Ben and Lexie hiked this trail during one of their first dates, so theContinue reading “An Engagement Surprise”

Photographing Nanotech: A Scholar Athlete Portrait

Each spring, the Post-Dispatch compiles a list of scholar athletes from around the region. I photographed Jake Drysdale – a runner and someone who’s working  to remove air pollution using nanotechnology. David Kvidahl’s story explains the details of Drysdale’s background. We met in the late afternoon, a few hours before sunset. I used a single off-camera fillContinue reading “Photographing Nanotech: A Scholar Athlete Portrait”