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“Save Me” Music Video BTS

Note: Frequent visitors to this website will recognize the name Matthew Ward. Matt is a friend of mine from college, who now works on amazing projects in Hollywood. When he isn’t working on VFX for Robert Zemeckis or DP’ing animated…

Behind the Scenes of “Set Yourself Free”

Behind the Scenes

If you’re reading this, you’re probably one of the 13+ million people who have already seen “Set Yourself Free.” In this gorgeously filmed PSA, a cadre of nubile youngsters (of the type most often seen in Pepsi or Honda commercials)…

Behind the Scenes of “Casino Law”

One of the most talked-about commercials from this year’s’ Superbowl didn’t even play nationally. It was a 2-minute epic advertising a personal injury lawyer from Savannah, GA. If you haven’t seen it, here it is: Since I’m an alumnus of…

Food Photography Tips

Food is one of my favorite subjects to photograph. Not only is it an enjoyable challenge, but I usually get to eat it after I’m finished! I’ve done a fair bit of food photography, and refined my system down to…

BTS – Goodwill TV Commercial

When you’re a big company like Goodwill, it’s natural to advertise on TV. But, when your whole public image revolves around being non-profit, it’s difficult to justify a big TV budget. So, when the Rawle Murdy agency brought me in…

BTS – MMA Fighter Portraits

It’s always fun to photograph athletes, and martial artists are great subjects. Not only are they usually very interesting looking, they tend to be very serious about their sport, but not too serious about themselves. This makes for an enjoyable…

Men’s Magazine Cover Tutorial

Aside from the occasional rant about economics or society, I blog primarily about video production. However, I also do – and love doing – professional photography. One of my pet peeves about photography is the industry-wide obsession with gear. If…