Posted on Apr 29, 2015
Posted in Creative

My birthday session with Erika was AMAZING!! Erika Hogan, owner of New Attitude Performing Arts Center is quickly becoming my favorite person to photograph! Now over the last two years we’ve had multiple opportunities to work together on different photographic projects. Now I had to opportunity to photograph Erika herself as part of her birthday present to herself – a Marilyn Monroe inspired portrait session.

We discussed the concept and tossed around ideas for attire. I had great vision for location, lighting and I thought we were all ready to go. Last minute location issues completely shut down my plans and I was scrambling for a Plan B. After taking a close look at her three outfits a grand idea hit me and Plan B was underway.

Check out the results below. Amazing makeup from one of my Beauty Team members, Kathy Robinson, amazing studio lighting and natural location and AMAZING subject rocking the look.


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Posted on Apr 09, 2015
Posted in Creative

I had the pleasure of doing another dance photoshoot with the beautiful and talented staff of New Attitude Performing Arts Center in Rock Hill, SC. My two daughters have attended the dance school for two years and I’ve developed a great working relationship with the owner Erika Hogan and we’ve collaborated on some great creative photo shoots.

Erika and her staff were in need of some updated headshots for the website and of course I was happy to put together a creative shoot to capture the ladies in motion. Check out the NAPAC staff below and see some of the creative shots we captured during the shoot.

Owner: Erika Hogan

Rock Hill SC Dance Photo Shoot with Erika Hogan

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Dana Generette

Rock Hill SC Dance Photo Shoot with Dana Generette


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Chay Raines

Rock Hill SC Dance Photo Shoot with Chay Raines


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Margarette Kochergo

Rock Hill SC Dance Photo Shoot with Margarette Kochergo


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Kimberly Cook

Rock Hill SC Dance Photo Shoot with Kimberly Cook


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These ladies are beyond talented and work great as a team, not only teaching children to become great dancers, but also taking amazing photos!

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I’ve developed my own fantasy capture with dancers called, “What If Everyone Had the Force?” I’m a Star Wars fan for life and I love seeing the Force being used on the big screen.  During our last shoot we tried some creative captures of “Force Lifts” and they turned out great! Here are a couple from this shoot and I love these as well.

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Posted on Apr 02, 2015
Posted in Seniors

I’m super excited about this new E-book that I’ve developed just for my prospective senior portrait clients. Even if that isn’t you, I’m sure you have a friend, acquaintance or family member with a high school (or college) senior who may be looking for the right photographer.


Well let me share some valuable information with you to help you avoid 7 costly mistakes most people make when selecting a photographer for their senior portraits.


See this is not a “close my eyes point to a number on a listing and go with it” type of decision. You child’s senior portraits can be so much more than just a few awkward poses in front of an impatient photographer. You’re child’s senior portrait session could turn out to be the experience of a lifetime, part of those epic moments that will define her senior year.


I want to give you some information that you can use when shopping for a great photographer. Of course I would love for you to choose me as your child’s senior photographer, but even if you don’t I want to make sure you are armed with the right information to make the best decision.

So please share this information with someone you love and by all means contact us soon so we can talk more and possible set up an epic senior portrait session for your child.



So hopefully you found the information helpful and it has empowered you to go out there and find the best photographer for your senior. If you think that one could be me then let’s chat right now. You can find out how to contact me HERE.

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