Star Wars: The Force Awakens Locations

It isn’t everyday that you find out your favorite place in England was used as locations for Star Wars.  And then days later in Ireland I took a boat trip and then see a familiar island and the boat driver announces this island may look familiar to some of you.  This was the location used for the ending of the latest Star Wars movie.  You know where Rey is reaching out for Luke.  Well I guess that explains all the Star Wars merchandise on sale in the town.  Lake Derwentwater in England was used in a fight scene as seen in the YouTube video below and from the picture.  This… Read More

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Photographing Isle of Skye, Scotland

I was under the impression that the Lake District was the most beautiful place in the United Kingdom.  Lake District to be featured in a future blog.  My new favorite place in the U.K. is now Isle of Skye.  There was a beauty that I was not fully prepared for.  I saw photos of Skye before going and it does look amazing but pictures just can’t give you the full image of being immersed in beautiful nature. This place was a photographer’s dream and a dream if you like untouched nature.  Isle of Skye is a small island off the coast of Scotland.  It is a place of untouched nature… Read More

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Photo Shoot with Nicola featured in Front Magazine

I was lucky to work with model Nicola Paparazzo at Millwood Photography Studio last week.  We had great chemistry and the photos displayed that.  She has tons of interesting tattoos and a unique look.  Some of the photos were featured in Front Magazine.  Check them out and click on the link.   Model: Nicola Paparazzo Instagram: @nicolapaparazzo Twitter: @nicolapapyoung Photographer: Chris Carthern Instagram: @shotsbyshinobi

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On Location in the Cold

I had the opportunity to work with Beth Smith a couple months ago.  Our creative energies came together as she loved the vision I had in front of this old abandoned shack in the woods.  It was a very cold day and Beth was really was on her game.  A big shout out to Don for scouting the location and helping with my lighting set up.  I definitely will be working with her again.  Check out the gallery. 

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Revenge of the Bride: Zombie Photoshoot

I had the opportunity to work with Emma Darling this past weekend.  Our creative energies came together into this dark shoot that was awesome.  We used a location of an abandoned hotel.  Anyone that knows me would know that I am a horror junkie so this was right up my alley.  Emma was well versed in the dark arts as she has worked on horror films.  I most definitely will be working with her again.  Check out the gallery.       

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