Friday, February 27, 2009

Holm's Home


Word came today that Bill Holm had passed while in route from Arizona back to Minneota (his home town here in Minnesota). My time with Bill last year, shooting for the McKnight Foundation, were some of the best hours with a subject I've ever had. Farewell my friend. You've left a better mark than most, and for your time, and mark on me, I am grateful. Coincidentally EightHourDay just put the final touches on the e-mail promo piece (above) that will be going out soon to promote the latest "Photo Feature," featuring of course - Mr. Holm...

To experience the full multi-media piece please visit JC|P Motion or view it here on the blog.


Sunday, February 22, 2009

Big Red

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Target's long standing CEO Bob Ulrich recently retired passing the torch to Gregg Steinhafel. We had a bit over 5 minutes with Gregg yesterday - shooting for Target's Diversity Report via the Mpls. based agency Little & Company. Gregg's a laid back guy who when asked who his biggest mentors are replied, "My wife and the previous CEO Mr. Ulrich." Right answer and in the right order was the reply I gave. In this town it's only a matter of time before you shoot for Target and I am happy to say my time with Big Red went as smooth as can be hoped when given 5 minutes with the Mick Jagger of retail...

Monday, February 16, 2009

Outbox-> Inbox...

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Photographed lots of dogs in December and January for Colle+McVoy / Purina making the image selection for my next e-mail promotion a bit easier than usual. This angle under poodle ensured a wet and soiled shirt from who knows what kind of dog... Look out inboxes...

Monday, February 9, 2009

"The Bridge"

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This is the second assignment I've been commissioned to shoot focusing on the Minneapolis bridge that collapsed, its successors construction, and completion. This piece, shot for Business Week, featured John Chiglo who is the manager of the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The lines and light were quite nice. Feels a bit like a super hero...

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

US Bank

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Shoot for Intrinzic, an agency based in Cincinatti for US Bank. The story is about "travel" and features 5 US Bank employees on and around the Mpls. light-rail. Cold day for 5+ hours shooting while dressed for a "spring" look.