Dance Photography: NCDT's Innovative Works

North Carolina Dance Theatre’s Innovative Works is a showcase of several contemporary ballets with diverse pieces on artist Henri Matisse and social media among others and pulsating music from the likes of Steve Ray Vaughan and The Chemical Brothers. The works are visually stunning and it was a pleasure to photograph these incredible dancers in […]

Music Photography: Larry McCray in the House of Blues

My family is blessed to attend Lake Forest Church, which has a creative staff that works to make messages innovative and relevant. Music plays a vital role in our worship and the annual series Hope in a House of Blues brings in amazing artists to perform with our band. Through a bit of luck and […]

Redemption Song: Mike Farris at Lake Forest Church

Mike Farris’ song is one of redemption. Farris performed Sunday at our family’s church home, Lake Forest Church in Huntersville, as part of a series titled “Hope in a House of Blues.” Nearly dead from an accidental overdose of pills and alcohol before he turned 21, Farris moved in with his father.  He recalls “I […]

Rock Hill, SC Wedding: Stephanie and Thomas

It could have been a really tough day for a large collection of Clemson University graduates. But these die hard Tiger fans shook off an unexpected football loss with a wonderful wedding and a huge reception celebration. With the backdrop of a magnificent fall day, Stephanie and Thomas exchanged vows at Grace Lutheran Church in […]

Charlotte Wedding Photography: Monette and Jim

Dancing is a big deal to Monette and Jim. After meeting at a Christmas party a little over three years ago, Monette was happy to learn that Jim with quite a dancer. In fact, he had been ballroom dancing for about 10 years. As their relationship progressed, Monette, who at one time studied ballet, and […]

Ballet Photography: North Carolina Dance Theatre (NCDT)

The North Carolina Dance Theatre (NCDT) kicks off its 2009-2010 season with Ballet, Ballroom & Bluegrass and I got the opportunity to photograph the dress rehearsal Wednesday night in the Belk Theater in Charlotte. The eclectic show includes Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s Shindig,  featuring live bluegrass music from Asheville’s The Greasy Beans.  Twyla Tharp’s ballroom-inspired Nine Sinatra […]

Something Special: Fall And Holiday Portraits

For a limited time, we’re offering special pricing for our fall and holiday portrait sessions. These lifestyle portrait sessions are $200, and include  up to four people  ($25 additional for each person or pet). Also a $50 print or product credit if order is placed in two weeks;  Private online gallery for one month; prints […]

A Day To Remember: 9/11 In Charlotte

I think we all remember where we were and what we were doing on 9/11 eight years ago. I stopped by the Palmer Building in Charlotte today to grab a couple of quick photos of the tribute placed there every year. The Charlotte Fire Department and volunteers place 2,997 flags to represent the twin towers […]

Photography in NoDa: William Puckett's Mural

The North Davidson Street area, NoDa to the locals, is a fun, funky arts center in Charlotte. After a meeting there Wednesday afternoon, I took a little walk with my camera to take in some of the sights. I had seen William Puckett working on this awesome mural a few weeks back when I was […]

Family Lifestyle Portraits: Jack and Family

I enjoy establishing relationships with clients and getting to see their families grow and evolve. I first met Jayne when I photographed her father Norman, an internationally known Bible teacher, author and speaker. I later did a family photo for Jayne and her husband Steve. With the addition of baby Jack, it was time for […]