Portfolio

Samples of my paid and voluntary creative work along with examples of my more commercial images.

Peak Design Capture Pro V3 – This morning I was musing on the mess I’d left on my desk when the urge to take some pictures overtook me. 3 pictures

Sunday I went on a 200 mile round trip to Nevada, Missouri to attend the installation of Jim Lile as rector at All Saints’ Episcopal Church. 11 pictures

Installation of Fr. Jos Tharakan at St. James’ – Friday night’s installation of Fr. Jos Tharakan at St. James’. Two-minute read, 6 pictures

Duotoned photograph of people sitting and standing outside a barn eating and conversing in the twilight

Inner circle, outer circle, circle of friends, circle of trust, running in circles, circles … everywhere.

Film noir style photograph of Storybook Barn Rogersville, Missouri at dusk

Late Arrivals – This photograph is begging to have its story told. Which is appropriate given the name of the venue – Storybook Barn. I wonder what the story might be?

Black and White photograph. Architecture - Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Museum Architecture (black and white) – I had not done any research prior to visiting Crystal Bridges – I was completely blown away by the architecture. 6 pictures

Black and white photograph of the Crystal Bridges Restaurant - 'Eleven'

We chose to visit on a record breaking day for the museum. I think that helped with these pictures taken in the restaurant. 8 pictures

Twentieth Century Art Gallery at Crystal Bridges

Unfortunately, this gallery was closed. It made up for it by making a great picture though.

Keystone 8mm Home Movie Camera

I needed a stock picture for an advert promoting a Facebook Live Video event. Rather than buy something, I took a quick picture of a movie camera in my collection.

Vacation Days 3-5 – Working. All I had to do was create the artwork and then upload it all to the printer’s website — That was before we rented two weeks display time on an electronic billboard. Three-minute read

Photograph of a writing desk in a rustic environment

I like this crop so much I wish I’d taken this as a separate picture. However, the wider shots I took came out pretty good too. 3 pictures

I recently visited a friend who is converting a barn on their property into a wedding and event venue. While I was there I took a few pictures. This is probably an unrepeatable picture, as very shortly the clear pane is going to be replaced with frosted glass. Their website: www.storybookbarnmo.com

Muskogee/Tahlequah/Wagoner yellow pages cover.

Local Yellow Pages Directory Cover Picture. 2 pictures

Jim is submitting this sculpture for a silent auction in aid of the Ozarks Regional Arts Council. The only requirement is that the piece has to fit inside a six-inch cube.

Fr. Jonathan Frazier, Rector, St. Peter & All Saints, Kansas City, Missouri. This was a picture I took partly for work, and partly for myself.

Font and Flag Sometimes while I’m working I spot a picture that I want to take for myself, this is the second of the two pictures I took while documenting the area confirmation service at St. James’ here in Springfield.

Spirit Magazine – Volume 8 Issue 2. April 2016 – My contribution to this issue was: Editor, design, layout, editorial (page 3). Photographs: cover, pages 3 & 19.

Cover image for the Spirit Magazine, April 2015. Diocese of West Missouri. The cover features the new flame of the Easter Vigil, used to light the candles before the Easter Vigil service. Taken at Christ Episcopal Church, Springfield, MIssouri. Easter 2014.

Spirit Magazine April 2015 (Cover image).

Color photograph of the Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts, Kansas City. The picture shows the blue of the sky reflected in the metal sheathing and is complemented by a stip of yellow-brown grass around the base.

Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts, Kansas City – I popped out of the diocesan office in Kansas City for a meeting and found myself in a pastiche of Sydney, Australia.

Easter Vigil.

The Diocese of West Missouri Annual Convention 2013 – I spent a couple of days taking portrait pictures at The Diocese of West Missouri’s annual convention. Two-minute read, 9 pictures

Hand made tools by Jim Davis

Jim’s Hand-made Tools – A picture of the tool display Jim has been showing in Springfield this weekend. 2 pictures

Christ Episcopal Church Springfield, MO - Stewardship Poster

My idea this year was to emphasize just how much the church does and what is at stake if we don’t maintain a healthy level of giving of our time, funds, and experience (time, treasure, talent to use church-speak).

Invitation to Ministry and Stewardship Sunday at Christ Church. I wanted to make an invitation/ reminder that people would want to keep around for a while,

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