Although I love interacting with people, I believe my ability to quietly and unobtrusively observe – to let people be or perform without being aware that they are being photographed - is one of my greatest strengths. I love theater and the performing arts, but I know that my place is off-stage. Taking production photos allows me to step on that stage (sometimes literally) and experience theater in a way that most non-actors never get the chance to do.
Great theater photography require great technical and intuitive skills. Shooting live theater involves quickly and effectively knowing how to manage low light, fast movement, abrupt lighting and scene changes while moving quickly, quietly, and mindfully. The technical, physical, and intellectual skills vary wildly from the work I do as a still-life and architectural photographer, but I welcome the challenge!
Working primarily in New England, I have worked with theaters, among others, such as the American Repertory Theater, Huntington Theater Company, The Cape Playhouse, Boston Lyric Opera, Commonwealth Shakespeare, Actors Shakespeare Project, Lyric Stage, Speakeasy Stage, Greater Boston Stage Company, (Stoneham Theater) Central Square Theater, Shit-Faced Shakespeare, Boston Civic Symphony, Boston Theater Company, Babson Arts, Wilbury Theater Group, Burbage Theater Company, Brown Box Theatre and many more.
My production and promotional photographs have appeared in newspapers, magazines, and on leading news websites, including: The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Playbill, Boston Globe, Huffington Post, American Theater Magazine, Runners World, WBUR, and other publications.