CURE FOR OUR FRIENDS Calendar for 2016

by on June 3rd, 2016

It was a real pleasure to work with the team from “Cure For Our Friends”, a non-profit organization in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, who provide assistance and support to local families who have members fighting Cystic Fibrosis. We created a calendar for 2016 with images of many families in the area with short biographies of their fight with this disease. Each month featured one family/family member and a local business who sponsored that particular month. These are all wonderful people and it was a distinct honor to photograph them and learn of their stories. You can learn more about their organization and learn how you might assist them at www.cureforourfriends.org. Please check it out and do what you can to help this very deserving group.

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Classic Freedom Cleaners

by on May 19th, 2015

Classic Freedom Cleaners is a new, full service cleaning company serving the Middle Tennessee area. We just completed creating images for their business cards, brochures and web site. Check out their services at www.classicfreedomcleaners.com or call 419-340-8853. Here are a few of the images we created.

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COUNTRY LIVING FAIR IN LEBANON, TN.

by on May 1st, 2015

The Country Living magazine held their Fair in Lebanon, Tennessee April 24-26, 2015. There was great entertainment, really quality crafts and antiques, good food and several very interesting seminars/workshops. One of the featured speakers was Mike Wolfe, star of The American Pickers, which I really enjoy.

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Group called “Thomas Wesley Stern” performs at the Country Living Fair.

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Artist demonstrating her technique.

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Lots of cool items to shop for at the Country Living Fair.

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Mike Wolfe at Country Living Fair

Mike Wolfe at Country Living Fair

Mike Wolfe being interviewed

Mike Wolfe being interviewed

Wilson County Fair in Full Swing

by on August 28th, 2014

The Wilson County Fair began August 15 and runs through August 23, 2014. This fair is AWSOME – probably one of the best in Tennessee. I have the opportunity to serve as one of the “Official Photographers” of the fair this year, creating images for use on the fair website and in print media advertising for this and for next years events. It has been a real hoot!! and there are a few days yet left to cover.. Here are a few images so far…..

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2014 Biker Calendar Project

by on December 26th, 2013

We had a great time creating a 2014 calendar as a charity project for a local biker organization dedicated to helping kids. We had all volunteer models, hair stylists and make-up artists. The whole project was completed in less than three weekends with calendars printed and distributed for sale. All proceeds are going to assist the kids. A big thanks to all who assisted in this effort!

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VIN Fine Wines and Spirits

by on December 26th, 2013

VIN Fine Wine and Spirits is a new and wonderful wine store recently opened in Lebanon, TN. Jennifer and her staff are extremely knowledgeable and able to answer all questions regarding wine, beer, cocktails, etc. We had a great time photographing their store, and as you can see, it is certainly a cut above your typical “liquor store”! They have wine tasting on Fridays, beer tasting on Saturday afternoon, and cocktails on Tuesday evening. You really have to check this one out!!

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Wilson County Fair

by on August 26th, 2013

Saturday was the final day of the Wilson County Fair in Lebanon, TN. It was a great fair – everything from Armadillos to a horse turning an ice cream maker, and a mule turning a cane press,

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to a tractor driven saw mill demonstration, to pickin & grinnin to neat classic cars and the midway rides. Can’t wait till next year!!

Nashville, Tennessee

by on August 16th, 2013

Last Sunday, members of the Professional Photographers of Middle Tennessee went on a photo safari of the historic area of downtown Nashville. We really enjoyed the exchange of ideas and creating some really interesting images. We visited the Ryman Auditorium, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, The Country Music Hall of Fame, The Shelby Street Bridge and Bridgestone Arena.

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Burgtess & Fall Creek Falls

by on August 16th, 2013

Had a great time last Monday when we had a visit from fellow photographer friends from Ohio. We spent the day together photographing (and hiking) waterfalls in middle Tennessee. The smaller falls are Burgess Falls and the tall falls is Fall Creek Falls. Got some very nice images while dodging the rain showers!!

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Photo Session with Debra and Emily

by on August 2nd, 2013

We had a great time photographing Debra and Emily yesterday! They both were really into trying some different things and we all had a good time. Here are a few of the images from that session.

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