We've taken thousands of photos of Hannah over the years, and we always end up with something wonderful in every session. She's great to work with and is so comfortable in front of the camera. For this shoot we had a few concepts planned. First, let her use her natural abilities as a ballerina, with a simple chair as a prop. Then, a more elaborate setup involving platforms and tons of stretchy fabric. She almost

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Sure, we do agricultural marketing and photography. But we don't often do it in the dead of winter. For the photography for AGCO's Annual Report we traveled to rural Ohio in late December. There, we spent the day photographing the Dircksens of Double D Grain Farms.  Karen & Dale were great to work with, and we got to meet all their kids and grandkids. They were real troopers enduring the cold weather to make sure we

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We were fortunate to be involved in the Self Employment In The Arts Conference again this year. Jeffrey moderated a couple of different panels on freelancing and entrepreneurship. Catherine talked about marketing and career exploration. And together we spoke about how to price your creative work, which was interesting because we discovered from our fellow panelists that artists get paid in a multitude of different ways. Some work on commission, some don’t start a project

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With a newly emptied nest at our house and a rapidly growing business, Catherine had a huge need for more office space. The transformation from old kids' bedroom to office was pretty impressive if we do say so ourselves! Read more...

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I was invited to speak to the Chicagoland chapter of the North American Nature Photography Association a few weeks ago. I did a presentation at ProCam in Aurora on the adventurous life of being a farm and agriculture photographer. I shared some of the challenges...

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Hannah is a dancer. We’ve worked with her mother, Christine, on numerous photoshoot over the years. Christine is a talented makeup artist and former model. During our downtime and on breaks she would tell us about her daughter the ballerina...

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