Jon Tiedermann family’s new home has a sinister history, only an act of kindness can break the curse. – A short film from my MFA program in Integrated Media Arts.  

The Miracle

It’s easy to become confessional in a hotel bar…

Real. Live. Music.

Introducing the sweet, soul music of Empire Beats. I produced, shot and edited this short film, hope you like it 🙂

Outdoor Photography and Your Children

A quick glance through our photo album reveals the majority of pictures of our kids are from their birthday celebrations and family gatherings. But the best time to capture memories of our children can simply be when they’re playing among themselves in day-to-day life. Outside, children run free and the opportunities for great photography are…

The Art of Letting Go

“We don’t need any more clowns in our life telling us it’s going to be OK.”

There’s a Tear in My Beer: Alcoholism in Country Music

In two simple verses and a repeated chorus, Haggard describes the tragedy of alcoholism. In his unmistakable Okie drawl—oft imitated yet never bested—Haggard laments the failure of his nightly drinking session to kill the pain of a lost love.

A Picture of Sobriety

I got sober before Facebook arrived and started making our mistakes permanent. Of course I’ve seen other photos from my drinking days, but they don’t seem to have the power of that photo.