When I was taking this portrait, I wanted to combine the past and present. Jeremiah, the model, dressed in the latest fashion, inspired me to give the image a softer touch, almost ‘40s, and ‘50s vibe.

A Diner in Portland

The photo was shot in a diner in Portland, Oregon after a couple has left the table. When they were eating, they were arguing. Once they left, I took a photo of the booth, as it reminded me of the energy they left behind.

Chicago Stairs and Patterns

When shooting urban landscapes, my goal is to find fascinating details, patterns, or shapes that catch the spectators’ attention. After searching for the perfect place to take the shot, this was the most rewarding photo I took in Chicago.