Shadow Armada – Sutton’s Bay, Michigan

We’re back in Sutton’s Bay, Michigan. After a two hour evening practice, Nick stands in the middle of the circle while band members sit on the ground around him. “This place has a meaning. This place is our home away from home. The opportunity to be here is a really special and magical thing for us, because this is […]

Shadow Armada 2015 – Thank You Show

Twenty-five seniors. A few have been around for six years, some only have this summer to experience what it’s like to be part of Shadow Armada. The season is far from over. More photos here.

Shadow Armada 2015 – Summer Fest

I usually shoot video in the middle of the huddle before each show. Below is part of my brother, David’s speech before the Summer Fest show in Oregon Sunday night. “Every year it feels like it’s not just a brand new year, it’s a better year. It’s a better year because of what you guys are willing to give […]

Shadow Armada 2015 – Dress Rehearsal

It’s that time of year again!! When summer finally arrives, I think of marching band. I spent five high school summers marching and have since gone back to photograph and shoot video of the Oregon High School Marching Band, collectively known as Shadow Aramda. These images are from their first show. Here’s to another amazing […]

Shadow Indoor Percussion – “This is Water”

Shadow Indoor Percussion is an ensemble from Oregon High School in Oregon, WI that competes at WGI World Championships. The 2015 group was overjoyed with their results, as during the season they were promoted to a national class (Independent Open) which includes almost exclusively college-age performers. They completely expected not to make finals, up against some […]

Shadow Armada Winterguard and Indoor Percussion 2013

This was my first year documenting the Oregon High School winter program. I traveled with the Shadow Armada Winterguard to Indiana for a weekend and with Shadow Armada Indoor Percussion to Dayton, Ohio for another weekend. Both groups were incredible! See all of the photos from the winter season here. Shadow Armada Winterguard 2013 – […]

Photography Featured at Collect: Art Gallery in Rockford | October 5

My work will be displayed at Collect: Art Gallery in Rockford, IL until November 10. This is part of the First Friday event in Rockford that features shopping, art and music. My gallery is titled Life, Untouched and will feature three of my favorite things—babies, marching band and alpacas! I would love if you could […]