Tintypes by Keith Klenowski

Keith Klenowski has been experimenting with tintype photographs in his backyard. It’s a fascinating process, coating the rectangle of tin with collodial liquid and then silver photographic emulsion. After exposing the plate he develops it right on the spot with a darkroom in a box. A few minutes after the shoot? You’re looking at the […]

Me & Edie, a portrait by DJ

My last personal business card was from 2006. Personal Business. That sounds funny. Anyway, it was time for an update. Thanks to DJ for the new photo. I’ll try and make this last another ten years. And yes, an alternate Edie mug was grafted from a different photo.

Ray

I’ve known Ray since our studies at OSU. He was in product design, I was in visual communication. After graduation we became pretty darn close and I visited him wherever he ended up across the country, working for the man. He since moved back to Columbus and gave developing his own ideas a whirl. He’d […]

Why, sure

To celebrate Black History Month, Kroger invited artisans and makers into stores to share their goods and stories. It’s a welcome side of humanity moving through the market. Marilyn inspired me to come back in after loading groceries in my car. I asked to take her portrait and she flashed a beautiful smile and said, […]

Kelley at Wegerzyn Gardens

Kelley needed photos for a spread in a magazine. I think the article was called, “Come to Dayton, Please!” The editors recommended having the photoshoot at the 2nd Street Market, which would have been fine, but I was angling to drive up and visit the installation by Patrick Dougherty at Wegerzyn Gardens. Everyone agreed and I […]

Kevin

Kevin, long-time friend and temporary worker, still managing a smile after a long day printing shirts.