A photo shoot I did for Shelter Interiors is now up on Style Me Pretty.  Julie from Shelter Interiors has such a great way with adding bold colors and patterns into a traditional mix, with lux surprises here and there like some Hicks Hexagon wallpaper inside a china cabinet or modern photograph in a formal dining room.  This house feels so chic and put together, while totally livable.  I love it.

Here are some from the shoot, but go over to Style Me Pretty for the whole article.

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Constant Gardener

April 22, 2013

I could not have had a better image greet me this Sunday morning than a feature on a gorgeous Connecticut garden I photographed for the Boston Globe magazine!  Among the craziness of last week I somehow had forgotten it was going to print this weekend.  A four page spread of my photographs in the Globe Magazine!  Pinch me.

I photographed the gardens last June when they were in their full Spring/Summer glory.  To say they are magnificent is the understatement of the year.  The creeping honeysuckle, the climbing roses, this garden is truly a little slice of heaven tucked away in Pomfret, Connecticut.  The wife tends to the garden herself and the husband designed the home.  Dream team indeed.  And it is no wonder…they are the parents of my friend and blogger/designer extraordinaire Erin Gates.

Here are the photos the Globe selected and the full article here.

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 Here are some more from our shoot that day.  All I want to do is run around that grass barefoot.

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Last but not least their metal chicken “Beyonce” overlooking the home.

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Interiors Inspiration

April 14, 2013

So we are knee deep in the design, layout and contractor selection of the renovation of our new home.  The house has great bones but needs a lot of work.  I am excited and absolutely terrified at the same time.  We have a crazy aggressive timeline to get the work done and move into the house, but the amount of work to do to get there feels huge.  I am thinking of a way to incorporate our renovation process into this blog without it becoming the blog becoming too “My renovation,” so let me know what you think.  But the other night, as I was putting the baby to bed and the hubby was out at a work dinner, I realized I needed some calming inspiration.  Pinterest is an amazing recourse and I already have numerous boards developed for the house.  (Check out my boards here.  The renovation specific boards are labeled Homeland.)  I started flipping through the photos from a recent job I did for Stayci Fast and I realized I haven’t shared them yet.  I love photographing with Stayci.  The woman is an amazing home stager and designer and has the best props in the world.  All of here accessories have me super inspired.

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Translation please

April 9, 2013

So some of my photos have been popping up in some international publications.  InStyle Czech Republic, Korea and Turkey all bought my photo to run that sofa piece and some photos I took for Jill Rosenwald popped up in a Russian magazine.  So cool to see my work in foreign print!Untitled-1-1

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Animation Station

March 21, 2013

Video and animation content is huge for many of my clients.  It really brings alive sites and engages the viewer.  Here are some .gifs I did for Louis Boston. I absolutely love them.  It doesn’t hurt that the clothes were cool and the models were gorgeous.  SilkVestFixed TeaCupFixed

One of my favorite and absolutely hilarious sites, What Should We Call Me, has perfected the art of the gif.

InStyle Magazine!

January 3, 2013

Big new flash I am so excited to share!  InStyle Magazine purchased one of my photographs to publish in their January issue on news stands now.  I am so beyond excited I can’t even put it into words.  A photo of mine…in InStyle!!!!!  Hello 2013!  The image is from a photo shoot I did for Erin Gates Design, of a gorgeous bachelorette pad designed by Erin herself.  You may remember other photos of it here.  It is the cutest place and the article in InStyle gives great tips when decorating your home.  Perfect timing for all that post Christmas freshening up we all want to do.  Grab a copy today!

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450 square feet of chic

December 13, 2012

A few weeks ago when I was in Washington DC I got to photographed another feature for The Everygirl. (Remember my feature here and my photographs of an art gallery here.)  This time I photographed the studio apartment of Nikki Rapaport of Cupcakes for Breakfast.  From her blog, I knew Nikki’s place would be darling, but I had no idea how much you could do with 450 square feet.  Nikki is a master at creating the feeling of separate rooms and spaces all with in an open floor plan.  Take a look at the photos below and head over to The Everygirl for the full feature.

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Art and fashion

November 2, 2012

I am so excited I can finally share this photo shoot with you all.  A few weeks ago I photographed some amazing fall fashions for Louis at the DeCorvoda Sculpture Park and Museum.  This was a dream come true photo shoot for me, combining my love of art history, fashion and photography.  It was a great day of shooting, despite the fact that it rain during the entire day long shoot.  I actually think it made for some moodier shots.

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Dewitt Godfrey, “Lincoln” (2012), DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln, MA

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Julianne Swartz, “Elevator Music” (2005), DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln, MA

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Dan Graham, “Crazy Spheroid – Two Entrances” (2009), DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln, MA

Jaume Plensa, “Humming” (2011), DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln, MA

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Laura Ford, “Bird” (2007), DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln, MA

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Jim Dine, “Two Big Black Hearts” at DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln, MA

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Roy Lichtenstein, “Five Brushstrokes” (1985), DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, Lincoln, MA

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My feature on The Everygirl a few months ago has been one of the highlights of my professional life this year, so I was thrilled when they called me and asked me to photograph Sarah Cunningham of Walker-Cunningham Fine Art.  Sarah Cunningham was as sincere and lovely as you would expect (The Everygirl editors have great taste if I do say so myself :) and her gallery space if a beautiful little treasure tucked away on the 2nd floor of busy Newbury Street.  The feature on The Everygirl is here, but here are a few teasers from the piece.

Sous Style

July 11, 2012

So it has been an Erin Gates filled month for me.  (I joke that she is the fashion model muse to my Mario Testino.  In that I seem to be photographing her a ton this month.  I know it is a huge ego stretch to put myself in the same camp as Mr. Testino, but I digress.)  Sous Style did a “day in the life” feature on Erin, and I got to follow her around to photograph it.

Sous Style is lifestyle, cooking, home design, fashion website founded by the photo director of ELLE, Pippa Lord, and offers are fun, modern approach to entertaining.  Think a young, hip Martha Stewart.  Here are some shots from the editorial.  Click here for the full feature and to see Erin’s day.  She is one busy girl.

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Finally unwinding:

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