Inspired by Salmagundi’s New Member Art Show 2017

I feel very honored and humbled to have one of my photographic images in the New Member Art Show at the Salmagundi Club in New York City. The Club is such a treasure filled with amazing artwork, and even more amazing people. I was joined by my friend, Elise Paglino, who was the model in my image, “Uphill Battle”. Elise’s parents and brother also made the trip from CT. A big congratulations to my friend, Mark Battista, for also becoming a new member this year, and to all the winners of this year’s show!  

Butterfly Portrait with Rachel Connolly

Last week I did my first butterfly portrait with twelve-year-old Abigail Connolly. This week I had the opportunity to work with her older sister, Rachel, who was on spring break from Cornell. She’s been in my shots many times before (ie: Sign of the Times) and is always willing to model! We had two hours and I had lots of ideas for poses. This image was done with a beauty dish from above, a bare speed light behind Rachel, a speed light with soft box on the right, slightly behind her (which is lighting up her left shoulder). The hair …