Photographing Nashville Singer-Songwriter, Kensington Moore

Most people would say it was serendipity that I met Kensington Moore, a talented young Nashville singer-songwriter and former contestant for Team Blake on NBC’s The Voice. However, Kensington and I believe it was perfectly planned that our paths would cross.

This summer we did a quick shoot in Franklin’s Westlight Studios, that resulted in her choosing one of the images for the cover of her new single “Can’t Be Shaken” which releases tomorrow, September 22nd. Be sure to grab it on iTunes, Spotify or Google Music. Pre-order available now.

And I have to share a funny story about this shoot…A big storm had blown through Franklin the night before and the power company was working on the lines; so while we were shooting, the power in the studio went off for about 30 minutes…no air, no fan for hair, no lights, no music. She literally was getting dressed with the flashlight on my phone. But, it didn’t mess up our mojo! We used the available natural light in the studio and kept rolling. I love what we got as a result!

Kensington has an incredible voice, but even more importantly a beautiful heart and message to share. Congratulations on your new single Kensi!

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New Alabama Symphony Orchestra Music Director Designate, Carlos Izcaray

Last month I had the privilege of photographing Carlos Izcaray, the new Music Director Designate of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. He was getting acquainted with the community while drinking coffee and eating breakfast with the locals at Continental Bakery in English Village. Prior to this visit, I had the opportunity to see him in his orchestra directorial debut at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. Carlos is an incredibly talented, kind and humble person. I know Birmingham is going to embrace him and his lovely family. He’s going to make some magical music in the Magic City.

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Luke Bryan Concert

One of the highlights of my summer was having the opportunity to shoot the Luke Bryan concert at Oak Mountain Amphiteatre. It was thrilling to be in the pit capturing this county music superstar, then later going back stage to experience his concert from behind the scenes. All approved photographers and media are only allowed to photograph 2 songs from the pit, so it’s a rush of adrenaline to get your shots.

Luke is a fantastic entertainer and a super nice guy. Here’s a few of my favorite images…

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And after getting rained on and 110% humidity (hence the really bad hair), here’s a shot of me with Luke Bryan taken by one of his staff photographers. Fun night. Great experience. I love my job and the adventures my camera takes me on.
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