Category: Behind the Scenes

January is usually the deadest of the dead months when it comes to photography and advertising and editorial, but I’m so busy lately that I’ve been working every night and every weekend. Straight through Christmas even. That’s ok, Christmas involves way too much sitting around anyway. But it’s strange to be so slammed this time […]

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This is Jesse Jones, proprietor of The Stable in Benton Park, which is located in the converted horse stables of the old Lemp Brewery Complex. The beer delivery horses are about a hundred years gone, but this place has, without a doubt, the best atmosphere in St. Louis for a place to sit comfortably and […]

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That’s the English translation of “El Borracho,” which is also the name of the Mexican cantina that Pat Shannon recently opened on Locust. You have to see the inside of this place to really appreciate it. To say it is whimsical would be a gross understatement. And the making of:

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. . So here’s my print waiting to be hung at Mad Art for The Art of Food (see last post). Most of the time I never see my work on anything but a computer screen. Blah. It’s important, but inconvenient and costly, to make prints, tangible things you can hold in your hands, and […]

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Production shots from the Saint Louis Brief cover shoot (previous post). I’m shy, so sometimes I hide from the crew under a blanket, where it feels safe. Not really. . Giving instructions behind the view camera, laptop with digital test shots in the background. (Photos by Erin Casey.)

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