★★✭★ The Amazing Kai! ★✭★★

January 17, 2013 in Photography

So many things to say about this incredibly handsome man I adore!

I fondly remember the night he picked me to be his friend; it was fantastic to be in a crowded room and have the person I was most aligned with recognize my like mind.:)

A. Muriraki Keli’i oke Kai Camillo is creative, inspiring, stimulating, energy!  An extremely talented & intelligent mixed media artist with a unique perspective which may appear dark but at the same time is filled with generosity, kindness and love, Kai is truly exceptional.



Time Out Chicago, Issue 411: Riveting Rosie

January 11, 2013 in Photography

Thank you Time Out Chicago for asking me to photograph a new version of the iconic Rosie the Riveter illustration!!  One of the things I appreciate most about the assignment, was the request to have our model hold a pill case filled with birth control.  I’d like to think the original Rosie would approve!:)

An extra special thank you to our beautiful model, Alexandrea Pataky Watson, who is not only stunning but an incredibly talented artist and musician!  Check out her band, Rivals of the Peacemaker, I love them, you should too!;)

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Hair & Makeup: Martina Sykes
Assistant: Lyndon French
Retouching: Brittany Nattier & Sami Hylla

Chicago Magazine, January 2013: KILLER BEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

January 9, 2013 in Photography

Bess Boswell IS the Killer Bee, one of the stars of CLLAW (Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers) and she is BAD ASS!!!!!!!:)  I had the pleasure of sitting down with Bess before the shoot to paint our fingernails and learned she’s also incredibly funny on top of being a hot babe!:)  Post shooting our crew had the pleasure of seeing her perform with her Improv & Sketch Comedy group, Just The Tip-can’t wait to go check them out again!  You can see them tomorrow, Thursday 1/10/13 at Sketchfest at Stage 773!  Thanks Chicago Magazine for another awesome assignment!:)

Assistants: Brian Gladkowski & Lyndon French
Set Builder: Jake Scholl
Retouching: Sami Hylla



HOW Top 10 Websites for Designers-January 2013

January 2, 2013 in Press

What a fantastic way to start the new year!:)  Thank you HOW for listing us as one of your Top 10 Websites for Designers for January 2013, we are honored to be on your list!!!!  Be sure to check out more of HOW as well as the other top sites when you get a chance!  An extra special thank you to Andrea Donadio for designing the new site, you rock lady!!!:)