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Pick Your Own Fruit :: Montana Commercial & Editorial Photographer
Pick Your Own Fruit :: Montana Commercial & Editorial Photographer

Last summer I spent time driving around Montana searching for the best places to pick your own fruit.  My search took me from the shores of Flathead Lake to fields of strawberries outside of Missoula.  I learned that organic orchards often use sheep to clean up fallen fruit and that picking strawberries in the early […]

Missoula Symphony Orchestra for Montana Magazine :: Montana Editorial & Commercial Photographer
Missoula Symphony Orchestra for Montana Magazine :: Montana Editorial & Commercial Photographer

At the end of last year I spent some time writing and photographing a story about the Missoula Symphony Orchestra’s 60th anniversary for Montana Magazine.  How could you not enjoy an assignment that sends you to music rehearsal and backstage during a performance?  It’s definitely been a challenge writing and photographing stories simultaneously this past year. […]

Published :: Glacier County Honey for Montana Magazine :: Montana Editorial Photographer
Published :: Glacier County Honey for Montana Magazine :: Montana Editorial Photographer

  Standing in a field so full of bees that my body was vibrating with the hum of their buzzing was a first.  So was finding out that raising bees outside Glacier National Park means that sometimes bears eat your bee hives.  Working on this story and photographing the folks at Glacier County Honey Company […]

Published :: Bridger Ridge Run for Runner’s World :: Montana Editorial Photographer
Published :: Bridger Ridge Run for Runner’s World :: Montana Editorial Photographer

    Watching the sunrise while hiking up to Sacajawea Peak outside Bozeman, Montana was   a pretty stunning way to start the day.  I’d already been up since around 4 a.m.  After grabbing clothes and picking up the writer for my story on the Bridger Ridge Run, sunrise seemed practically like lunchtime.  At the […]

Published :: James Lee Burke for Poets and Writers Magazine :: Montana Photographer
Published :: James Lee Burke for Poets and Writers Magazine :: Montana Photographer

There are some assignments that, once finished, leave you feeling better than when you started.  This assignment was one of those experiences for me.  When I got the call from Poets and Writers Magazine that I would be photographing bestselling, mystery author James Lee Burke I was more than a little nervous.  He’s a well […]

Diren Dede Shooting for Stern Magazine :: Montana Editorial Photographer
Diren Dede Shooting for Stern Magazine :: Montana Editorial Photographer

Sometimes there are stories that you cover that really stay with you.  Long after you are finished editing you still think about them.  On April 27th, German exchange student Diren Dede was shot and killed in his neighbor Markus Kaarma’s garage.  The investigation is ongoing.  I spent several days the week following his death working […]

Published :: Country Living :: Butterfly Herbs in Missoula, Montana
Published :: Country Living :: Butterfly Herbs in Missoula, Montana

Missoula is a great town and has so many great places to discover.  I was thrilled when Country Living asked me to contribute to their online project chronicling special spots in all 50 states.  I of course had to recommend one of my favorites, Butterfly Herbs.  If you want loose tea, a gift for a […]

Published :: Lida Running Crane for Community Medical Center :: Montana Editorial Photographer
Published :: Lida Running Crane for Community Medical Center :: Montana Editorial Photographer

Earlier this year I had the chance to shoot Lida Running Crane for Community Medical Center’s in-house publication.  Lida was so nice and easy to spend an afternoon with.  She runs a program providing food for kids in need in the school system.  She fills backpacks with healthy options and recipes for families to cook […]

Kalispell Kreamery for Montana Magazine :: Montana Photographer
Kalispell Kreamery for Montana Magazine :: Montana Photographer

The last couple years I’ve started consistently covering agricultural, farm, and food stories more regularly.  From my ongoing work shooting young organic farmers to a personal project on the Serenbe community in Georgia, the nexus of food, community and agriculture has become work that pulls me back again and again.  So this past summer I […]

:: Published :: Chef Linton Hopkins for Whole Foods
:: Published :: Chef Linton Hopkins for Whole Foods

  A while back I photographed chef Linton Hopkins for the folks over at Whole Foods.  If you are in the Johns Creek, Georgia store you can check out one of my photos in the bread department.  If I were you I’d grab some of this bread too — because it is pretty stinking delicious. […]

2013 Year in Review :: It’s a doozy :: Missoula, Montana Editorial and Commercial Photographer
2013 Year in Review :: It’s a doozy :: Missoula, Montana Editorial and Commercial Photographer

The end of the year is always a nice time to step back and look at what you’ve accomplished, what’s changed, and where you are going.  2013 was a year of huge changes from start to finish.  Lido and I are now in a new city and both working full time for ourselves.  This is […]

Published :: Tate Interiors :: Montana Architectural + Interior Photographer
Published :: Tate Interiors :: Montana Architectural + Interior Photographer

I am lucky to have clients like Tate Interiors who hire me to shoot their projects.  This year they sent me to a photograph home here in Montana as well as a home in California.  I am always amazed at the quality of work they do and these two projects were no exception.  Even more […]

The Event at Rebecca Farm :: Montana Commercial Photographer
The Event at Rebecca Farm :: Montana Commercial Photographer

The last couple years I’ve been asked to photograph The Event at Rebecca Farm for the group that presents this world-class equestrian competition.  It is normally at the height of summer and I feel lucky to spend the day in such a stunning location photographing horses and their riders.  It’s beautiful every time.  This year […]

Published :: Rick Bass for Poets and Writers
Published :: Rick Bass for Poets and Writers

Earlier this summer I got a call from Poets and Writers magazine.  They needed a portrait of author Rick Bass at his home in Yaak, Montana.  I gladly said yes looking forward to exploring another part of Montana I’d heard so much about but not yet visited.  This would be the second time I had […]

Modern Home for The New York Times :: Montana Interior Photographer
Modern Home for The New York Times :: Montana Interior Photographer

I had the opportunity to shoot this stunning home for The New York Times “What You Get For … ” section.  One of the most fun parts about shooting interiors is getting to explore the homes where other people make their lives.  I always find it so interesting to see how other people live.  This […]

Published :: Bernice Ende for AARP Bulletin
Published :: Bernice Ende for AARP Bulletin

  Bernice Ende is a pretty fascinating woman.  At 58, she is famous for riding long distances with her horses Spirit, Essie Pearl, and Heart as well as her dog Claire.  Ende has ridden 18,500 miles on horseback and is planning another 1000 mile short ride in the coming months.  Her retirement makes me look […]

Published :: Gunsmiths for The New York Times :: Montana Photographer
Published :: Gunsmiths for The New York Times :: Montana Photographer

  It’s always sort of amazing how long you can live somewhere and still learn new things about it.  Lido and I have called the Flathead Valley home for the last 6 years.  Besides my parent’s home I haven’t lived anywhere else that long.  It is sort of amazing really.  In that time I’ve gotten […]

Video Shoot :: Shawna Moore Art
Video Shoot :: Shawna Moore Art

This past fall I worked with encaustic artist Shawna Moore to shoot, edit and produce a series of instructional videos.  It was a great project and I always have a wonderful time working with Shawna.  You can see the 30 second promo below for her project or buy the finished long format lessons here. We […]

Published: Izaak Walton Inn for Montana Magazine :: Montana Photographer
Published: Izaak Walton Inn for Montana Magazine :: Montana Photographer

I had the chance last summer to spend some time in Essex, Montana photographing and working on a story about the Izaak Walton Inn for Montana Magazine.  The historic hotel was originally built to house workers maintaining roads inside the park.  Now it provides a quiet getaway for tourists between East and West Glacier.  It […]

Published :: Wheaton’s Bikes for Montana Magazine :: Montana Editorial Photographer
Published :: Wheaton’s Bikes for Montana Magazine :: Montana Editorial Photographer

Wheaton’s Bike Shop in Kalispell, Montana is somewhat of a community institution.  I had the chance to photograph the owner and people that make this shop a cornerstone of downtown earlier this year.  I personally really love bikes so this was an extra treat for me to just get to spend time around all the […]

Published :: Michael Haykin for Montana Magazine :: Montana Editorial Photographer
Published :: Michael Haykin for Montana Magazine :: Montana Editorial Photographer

I had the chance last summer to take a road trip from Whitefish to just outside Helena in Boulder Valley, Montana.  The drive was beautiful.  And Boulder Valley itself is pretty spectacular.  That day it was blue skies and wide open pastures on my way to the studio of artist Michael Haykin.  It’s been a […]

New Work :: Tate Interiors :: Interior Commercial Photography
New Work :: Tate Interiors :: Interior Commercial Photography

Earlier this year I did an inventory photo shoot for Tate Interiors.  They always have such fun things to photograph and this time was no exception.  They have all new inventory in at the shop if you are in the market for fun new things for your home.     And I loved how the […]

Pie for Strength :: Montana Editorial Travel Photography
Pie for Strength :: Montana Editorial Travel Photography

This past summer I spent some time out in East Glacier working on a couple different stories.  One of them was a profile on the kind folks at the Park Cafe in St. Mary’s Valley.  This restaurant is a must-stop for folks on the East side of the park.  After a long hike, sometimes what […]

Published :: Whole Foods
Published :: Whole Foods

  I was thrilled to have a chance to meet Southern chef extraordinaire Linton Hopkins on a shoot for Whole Foods.  The grocery store carries many local food producers thru their Farm to Market program.  This image is being used in local Atlanta in-store signage to promote Holeman + Finch Bread Co.  Many thanks to Kate […]