In the past I’ve done written retrospectives on years of my life. This year I decided to change it up and post images. This was weirdly not easier. Below are 50 of my favorite photos that I shot this year, some for work, some for fun, all for the pursuit of artistic progress. Enjoy.
I’ve been doing a lot of portraiture lately. These shots are from a headshot session I did for a young actress. Nikki was fantastic in front of the camera, I’m sure she will go on to do great things.
Recently the University of Pittsburgh launched a new ‘Creativity Center’ in the basement of the bookstore on Fifth Ave. I was on hand for the groundbreaking party where there was a surprise flash mob, people drawing on the walls, and Chancellor Gallagher and Provost Beeson broke ground by being the first to splatter paint on…
These photos were shot for the 3/29/2016 issue of Pitt Chronicle. The accompanying article can be found here: http://chronicle.pitt.edu/story/center-mindfulness-and-consciousness-studies
During Pitt’s International Week in November, I photographed a festival to celebrate the unveiling of the newest nationality room: the Korean room. Some of these photos, and others from International Week were published in the December 7, 2015 issue of Pitt Chronicle and can also be found online here: http://www.chronicle.pitt.edu/story/vibrant-campus-embraces-diverse-cultures
Last week I photographed Pitt’s International Festival, highlighting cultures from around the world. The entertainment portion of the festival presented many different forms of dance, but I have always particularly loved classical Indian dancing. Here is a selection of some photos from their performance.
A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to photograph composer Philip Thompson at his home in Lawrenceville. Phil is currently recording an album of “visual arts inspired chamber music.” Below are some of my favorite photos from the shoot. For more information, and to hear some of his recordings please visit http://www.fishlinphilmusic.com
Recently I have begun to venture into food photography, it is rather fitting as I love to cook. Maybe someday I’ll start blogging my own recipes and photos, but until then you can enjoy these delicious looking photos of burgers and shakes from Stack’d and Tipsy Cow restaurants in Shadyside.