Category: Shop

07 May

“Catching Light: The Spark” Has a Gallery Home and More Postcards to Come

First off, I want to give a big Thank-You to Room for Art Gallery and Oak and Front Kitchen + Bar for hosting my photographic artwork over this past weekend in Washington Missouri’s Art Walk. I greatly appreciate the opportunity to share my work with their visitors. I also want to thank everyone who stopped by to visit me at my display table in the entryway of Oak & Front and the restaurant’s wonderful staff. Friday and Saturday couldn’t have been a more pleasant experience.

My new photographic zine, Catching Light: Vol. 1 The Spark is now available for purchase at the Room For Art Gallery in Washington, Missouri. “The Spark” is a 6″x6″ photographic zine printed in full color with UV varnish on high quality paper stock for superior protection. This volume is filled with a selection of 25 of my fine art photographs over the past 25+ years. Each copy of this 100 Limited Edition is signed and numbered. You can find it on the wall featuring myself and other artists from the Mid-Missouri Fine Art Society. If you can’t make a visit to Washington, Missouri, you can always purchase a copy from my online Shop.

Last winter I also began selling some of my postcards at the Missouri’s Trading Post in Hermann, Missouri. Some of those postcards are still in stock and more are coming soon, just in time for the spring/summer traveling seasons. I invite you to stop on by as they are a great source for Hermann and Missouri souvenirs.

03 Apr

Announcing My New Photographic Art Zines Called “Catching Light, ” the Designers and Collectors Editions

I have been a fine art photographer for over 25 years. I am seeking to branch out my art business more, while also looking to learn from designers all over about what kinds of subjects, styles, and artwork have been most popular in the St.Louis area and beyond. My mission is to better meet their needs matching wall art with their design concepts.

With this goal in mind I have begun publishing fine art photographic booklets, or “zines” as they are more commonly called, which will feature samples of my artwork. Today I am releasing my first zine entitled “Catching Light: The 2024 Designers Edition.” This issue is aimed at sharing the wide spectrum of my photographic artwork over the past 25 years in the areas of black & whites, rural, landscape, architecture, and many of my low light photography.

In the Designers Edition I have also paired with each photograph two sets of color codes of the most widely found colors in each image. The color codes included are for CYMK and RGB. I did this to help streamline the process of better serving designers’ needs with their projects.

At the “Where Art Meets Interiors” event I will have a few print versions of this zine, however, a digital version of the zine will also be available as a FREE download in the Shop on my website. This is the first in what will be an ongoing series of publications sharing my past and future photographic artwork. If you are a designer, I welcome all comments and questions in how I might serve your projects better.

Additionally, on April 26th I will be releasing my first fine art photographic zine being sold as a signed & numbered Collector’s Edition.

The title of this zine will be “Catching Light: The Spark.” My love of photography began with a spark and I have been chasing and catching light ever since. I will be selling these at Oak & Front Kitchen + Bar in Washington, Missouri as part of the Spring Art Walk. The event runs from April 26th-27th. As a heads-up, I will be giving away some FREE prints at my display, so stay turned between now and then. Starting today and beyond Catching Light: The Spark is also available for order in my Shop.

It is hard to believe it has been over 25 years of capturing and collecting photographs across five U.S. states, exploring and combing back roads. I guess it is easy to lose track of time when you have a passion for light and shadow and seeking the beauty in every location and moment. It has been a pure joy and I am happy to share my artwork in ways I never have before. I invite you to check out the rest of my website and I hope you Enjoy the View.

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05 Jan

Hermann, Missouri Postcards Now Available at Missouri’s Trading Post

I am happy to announce that my new Hermann, Missouri postcards are now up for sale at Missouri’s Trading Post in downtown Hermann, Missouri. I want to give a special thanks to Ruthie Roberts for providing some of her selling space at the Trading Post, where I am able to display a few versions of Hermann, Missouri postcards.

Hermann, Missouri postcards on display at Missouri's Trading Post.

My wife and I have been big fans of Hermann, Missouri for several years, since we began exploring Missouri wines when we started dating. I am now finally in a position to capture and share the wonder beauty and history that Hermann, Missouri has to offer. Each postcard features a picturesque image of Hermann, with the back of the postcard featuring some bit of Hermann you may not have known. With a stamp and your personal note, they are ready for mailing. This postcard project that I began last November has been a fun and fascinating project with the opportunity to learn more about Hermann, its history, and its people.

For example did you know where Hermann, Missouri attributes its name?
From the postcard:

“In the year A.D. 9 the warrior Hermann, then known as Arminius, led an army of the northern Europeans to oppose a Roman intrusion in their homeland. In the ensuing Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, the annihilation of three Roman legions by Hermann’s army has led historians to describe the battle as having changed the course of civilization. The City of Hermann proudly recognizes this hero as its namesake.”

If you have a shop in Hermann, Missouri and would like to feature some of these historic postcards in your store, you can contact me on my website. More Hermann, Missouri postcard designs will be available soon, with Missouri postcards coming this Spring.

To be notified of new postings, events, promotions, and to register to win a FREE fine art print of my photography, Subscribe on my website and you won’t miss a beat of all that’s planned for 2024.

21 Dec

Limited and Open Edition Prints Now on Saatchi Art

In gearing up for big changes in 2024, I finally have released a select group of Limited Edition and Open Edition photographic prints now available on Saatchi Art, the largest online art website in the world. My collection of released artwork ranges over the past 25 years of my photographic career, with artwork captured as recent as my Maui, Hawaii trip in June of 2023.

The Limited Edition prints will arrive numbered with a Certificate of Authenticity. The Open Edition prints can be purchase in various sizes and formats, making it the perfect gift for another or yourself. Also in the planning stage for 2024 will be contest to win a FREE print. Winners will be drawn from subscribers to my newsletter.

Mauna Kahalawai Mountains, Maui, Hawaii

I invite you to follow my gallery at Saatchi Art and subscribe to my newsletter to stayed alerted to new artwork being released and special promotions and exhibits coming in 2024. This is only the beginning and I invite you to come along for the ride and learn more about my artwork and the wonderful places I have had the privilege to capture.

You can also follow me on Instagram and Facebook.

08 Mar

Four New Images Added to Shop in Prep for GFA Opening

In preparation for my upcoming gallery opening this Friday, I added (4) new images to my online store. Check them out and let me know which is your favorite!

"The Divide"
“The Divide”

“The Divide” –
“The Thicket” –
“The Passage” –
“Grand Center” –

Also don’t forget to come by the Governor French Academy in Belleville from 6 to 8 pm and see some of my recent work, along with select pieces from my North Dakota days. For more details, see here:


21 Nov

Shooting Life in Motion

Quite alot has happened since my last blog entry here. There have been job changes and a major move back into St.Louis, Missouri. However, what has remained constant has been my work and love of shooting and capturing the moments and places in life where I find beauty.

Among those changes was accepting a position at Concordia Seminary in St.Louis as a Web Developer and Photographer. This has granted me a wonderful opportunity to see everyday the very place that inspired my love of architecture in high school, which is where I first picked up a camera. What many of you may not know is that my family lived just a block from the campus in the 1980’s when my father attended the school to become a Lutheran pastor, so working at my father’s alma mater and at a place where I did alot of growing up has been a real blessing. Over the years I have returned to this place again and again, if only to walk on its campus or gaze at the Luther Tower. This was a place I always found so beautiful, especially at night and so having the chance to see it everyday, and to study it, has given me the opportunity to capture such images as found in my Concordia Seminary portfolio.

Chapel of St. Timothy & St. Titus on Call Day when student receive the assignment as a pastor of their first church.
Chapel of St. Timothy & St. Titus on Call Day when student receive the assignment as a pastor of thier first church.

"City Stream"
“City Stream”

With my recent relocation back into St.Louis, I have also gone after more low light or night time subjects. Cities have always fascinated me with its variety of colored lights from signs and traffic piercing through the darkness. Capturing that either still or in motion to me was always a way in which ‘life paints with light.’

It is that fascination that lead me to capture two images I am quite proud, “City Stream” & “Moon Over St.Louis,” which were featured in the Sheldon Art Gallery, here in St.Louis for the city’s anniversary art show “St.Louis at 250.”.

"The Divide"
“The Divide”

In an effort for more visibility for my work, I am happy to announce that my photographic artwork is now featured on both Saatchi Art and There you will find select autographed artwork along with unsigned unmounted prints ready for your framing options. The response has been wonderful so far and I look forward to offering more of my recent work in the future.

15 Oct

New Website, New Work, and New Prints Starting at $20!

After the success of having the “Moon Over St.Louis” in St.Louis’ prestigious Sheldon Art Gallery from August thru September, I have redesigned my website to gear up for 2015. I have also released some recent and long overdue work in my online Shop. Also, all photographic prints in my online Shop will be available starting at $20 for a limited time. I invite you to check it out, be social, and tell me what ya think!

24 Feb

Check My New Shop & 20% Off!

It is now official, I have opened my online gallery Shop after deciding it was long over due last December. In some ways this has been a project that began a few months ago, but more so it has been a goal set in motion 16 years ago when I first began photographing the places I discovered in North Dakota.

I wanted to celebrate my birthday in 2014 by opening my new Gallery Shop on that day, and by selecting and offering 24 of my most popular photographs I have captured and collected over the past 16 years.

Since before my time working at the Edwardsville Intelligencer as a photographer, I have always believed that every photo has a story behind it. I invite you to check-out my new Shop and learn about some of those stories I have had the privilege to capture.

As things progress I will continue to add new pieces to the Shop, offer discounts, and announce exhibits as I begin publicly displaying my work again. The best way to keep up on all of this is to Subscribe to my Newsletter.

I’d also like to announce that to help celebrate this opening of my new Shop I am also offering a 20% DISCOUNT on all purchases between FEB. 24th thru MARCH 7TH when you use the coupon code “PHOTO24“.

I would also love to hear from you on which photos you like the best or which ones you think should be added the Shop. As always, comments are always appreciated!

06 Jan

Ringing in 2014 With New Plans & New e-Store!

Though the last quarter of 2013 has brought about a change in my employment, from the Edwardsville Intelligencer newspaper to the downtown St.Louis ad agency of Response Targeted Marketing as a web designer, my very active effort to build my photographic portfolio has only increased.

I have recently begun a large photographic project on St.Louis architecture, which I will announce in greater detail some time in the future. However, some recent work you may have seen is my piece called “City Stream” which was featured on the cover of Straight-Up Magazine’s December 2013 issue, along with a write-up about me and my photographic work.


Another image that was recently captured was my 6-image panoramic piece of downtown St.Louis entitled, “Moon Over St.Louis.” This, arguably, may be my best work (so far). I thought about attempting this photographic capture since the first time I saw the view from the Blanke Building. All I can say is that this piece came out so much more captivating than I ever could have imagined, and the response has been overwhelming, for which I greatly appreciate.

Moon Over St.Louis

Part of the purpose of this post is to announce my active plans to launch a new e-Store for select pieces of my photographic artwork. This website will become the exclusive location online to purchase my framed or unframed artwork sometime within the next couple of months. I will be drawing to a close the other online locations offering my work in order to offer, directly, a higher quality product that represents my artistic creations more accurately. This e-store will also be offering the 2 pieces mentioned earlier in this post, “City Stream” & “Moon Over St.Louis.” Low-light photography is some of my favorite and most challenging subjects, and I want to bring it to all of you in the most magnificent form I can.

If you’d like to be informed of; the opening of my new e-Store, announcements of new artwork, special editions, or upcoming exhibits, then use the form to the right and SUBSCRIBE to my Newsletter. It is now the best way to stay informed of what is coming in 2014. Thank-you!

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