Shooting for a Good Home

“None of us are home until all of us are home.” — Project HOME

Over the past decade and a half, we’ve had to opportunity to photograph dozens, if not hundreds, of homes. From Manhattan to Miami to Monteray, most of the houses we’ve been hired to shoot fall into the “high-end luxury” category.

Project_Home_005It was especially gratifying, then, to do a shoot showcasing homes for those less fortunate. Project HOME has been helping people break the cycle of homelessness and poverty in Philadelphia since 1989. Continue reading

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Craft Beer, Craft Food, Kraftwork

Did a photo shoot for Adam Ritter’s second Philadelphia bar and came away convinced it’s an archetypal example of a Philadelphia gastropub.

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Bacon Means Family

As part of the leadup to the Philadelphia Bacon and Beer Festival, we shot a video with bacon sponsor Ari Miller of 1732 Meats. Ari is clearly passionate about what he does, but even better, so are his two daughters.

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Bacon and Beer

We’re helping organize the first annual Philadelphia Bacon and Beer Festival, a fundraiser for MANNA. Held on December 8 at the Hotel Monaco, the festival sold out in a rather crazy 30 SECONDS.

We visited participating chef Jeremy Nolen at Brauhaus Schmitz for a quick overview of his professional thoughts on bacon and beer. Check it out below.

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Food & Wine (& Photos)

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Food & Wine’s “Best New Chefs” issue, the culinary mag partnered with Bombay Sapphire to create unique cocktail and food pairings in select cities across the country, including Philadelphia.

Kevin Sbraga was one of this year’s Best New Chef nominees, and last Tuesday, reps from the magazine and the liquor company hosted a happy hour at Sbraga (Broad and Pine Streets) to introduce the special matchup.

The above text and all photos are from my piece on

I used a single camera-fixed-lens combo the entire night, and relied on the brilliance of Camera Raw in Photoshop CC to get these results.

We are huge fans of the Adobe’s new subscription model; the incremental updates have been substantial and it’s great not to have to wait a year (until a new major version comes out) to implement them.

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