Raybestos Garage: Talking Shop with Troy Ladd #1

June 30, 2010 in Video

Check out this cool new video I worked on with 426 Inc!  Raybestos Brakes is working with Troy Ladd from Hollywood Hot Rods in Burbank, CA to build a very cool ’32 Roadster Pickup they are GIVING AWAY in a contest!  Working on this project, I’m not allowed to enter, but you should!!:)  Click on the image below or here to enter and check out the video!


Special thanks to my co-camera, Brian Schilling, as well as Cine-G and ProGear for helping out with our shoot!

Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery Part 3: Behind the Scenes and Goat Knowledge

June 25, 2010 in Behind the Scenes

Have I mentioned how much fun this assignment was?!  Here’s a little more from our day at the farm!

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All this, AND we learned some things!  Goats…

  • smell just like goat cheese
  • want to mark you with their scent, to then make YOU smell like goat cheese
  • are not only pickpockets, but can quite easily open a zippered pocket
  • have very healthy saliva glands they don’t mind sharing, along with half chewed grass (apparently our clothing and hair are quite delicious!)
  • can have awesome names like Cecilia and Coco (Wes told us they name litters in themes to help keep them organized-one group is named after old Hollywood movie starlets!)
  • are pretty fantastic animals and super fun to be around!:)

Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery Part 2: Wes and the Gang of Cows

June 24, 2010 in Photography

Here are some more photos from our day at the farm!:)  For some reason the leader of the gang in the last photo keeps making me think of Johnny Strabler!

Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery Part 1: GOATS!!!!!

June 18, 2010 in Photography

Thank you Crain’s Chicago Business for a truly enjoyable day in Champaign, Ill!  Last month, we were sent to visit and photograph Wes Jarrell (and his goats!) at Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery for a feature about local and organic food.  Here are some of the portraits-keep an eye out for more fun photos soon to be posted in Part 2!