My cozy studio is located in my home in Bentonville, AR. It is easily my favorite spot in the house and my clients feel just as special coming here because of how comfortable and welcoming it is. When we decided to build our home we had the builders close off the (what would have been) garage, add a separate entrance, and we went to work ourselves, finishing it up with shiplap, painted concrete floors, and my props and wall art to decorate the space. I couldn't be more in love with how it all turned out.
When it comes to any photo session, my goal is to create interesting photographs. I break this interest down into two main categories when composing. The ﬁrst category is the act of layering elements of interest. The second category is the absence of elements of interest, otherwise known as minimalism. I do not scout out locations or plan an idea days before the session, it always occurs during the session. I survey each scene and break it down in my mind’s eye and then to my real eyes. It’s visualization at it’s core. That’s not to say that some of my ideas have been created by making a mistake, but that mistake was created by visualizing a different idea and failing at executing that different idea.