Future Islands Played My Brother's Brother-in-Law's Wedding

Will Cashion from Future Islands (foreground) initiaties a bride & groom trust fall at Otto and Sophia Arsenault's wedding September 25, 2011.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

On Monday, April 15, 2013, Neil deGrasse Tyson visited the University of Iowa campus to give the annual Distinguished Lecture. That afternoon, he paid a special visit to Professor Robert Mutel's "Life in the Universe" class and gave an impromptu lecture to roughly 70 University of Iowa students.

Family - William Adams

My nephew, William Adams, playing in an indoor circus tent on Christmas Eve, 2013.

Iowa Wrestling

Iowa's #3 Bobby Telford celebrates after defeating Minnesota's #2 Tony Nelson 3-1 in weight class 285 pounds at Carver Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City Saturday, January 25, 2014. Telford, who had lost to Nelson 5 times before, scored a takedown with 6 seconds remaining in overtime for the victory.

Christmas Day Sledding

We took my niece Flicka sledding on Christmas Day and it blew her mind. Penny Park, Evanston, IL December 25, 2013.

Iowa Men's Basketball

I'm a total spazz myself, so I always enjoy watching other people who are excitable and passionate about their lives. This time it's Iowa men's basketball head coach Fran McCaffery arguing with a referee during the Iowa/Minnesota game at Carver Hawkeye Arena Sunday afternoon, January 19, 2014. Iowa won 94-73.

Teaadora - Flat Black Studio

Alex Kim, from left, Mark Grieff, and Teaadora Nikolova practice a song during Teaadora recording ressions at Flat Black Studio in Iowa City Friday afternoon, November 1, 2013. The recording sessions are part of Mission Creek Festival’s Artist-in-Residence program.

Friday the 13th at Film Scene

Moviegoers pose wearing the iconic hockey mask of Jason Voorhees for a screening of the 1980 classic horror film Friday the 13th at Film Scene in Iowa City Friday, December 13th, 2013.

Whiskey Haircut

Erika Holmbrown takes a sip from a shot of whiskey while getting her head shaved by Breanna Zink of Buzz Salon in Iowa City for the Red Shamrock Foundation cancer research fundraising event at the Dublin Underground in Iowa City Thursday evening, November 14, 2013. Holmbrown was the top money raiser for the event with $1,470.

Reflections on Modern Art

The reflection of Becky Nasadowski is seen in the mirror of a modern art installation at the University of Iowa School of Art and Art History's annual Arts Festival at the UI Studio Arts Building Friday, May 3, 2013.

Iowa Soccer

Iowa sophomore defender Melanie Pickert heads the ball over Penn State freshman forward Raquel Rodriguez in the first period at the Iowa Soccer Complex in Iowa City October 14, 2012. Iowa lost 2-1.

Iowa Farm

Paul Willis watches a herd of piglets running past him on his Niman Ranch pig farm outside Thornton, Iowa, June 6, 2013.


Murder by Death bassist Matt Armstrong lights up after a show on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, Saturday, March 28, 2009.


David Williamson in his metal fabrication shop outside Ogden, Iowa June 6, 2013. Williamson is an artist who makes sculptures out of discarded metal found in Iowa rivers.


After shooting the University of Iowa's Old Capitol from every conceivable angle for the past few years, I finally found a new one reflected in the popcorn machine during the S.T.A.T. Beat State Pep Rally on the Pentacrest Thursday, September 12, 2013.

Jewish Wedding

Sarah Huisenga and Stephen Feder at their wedding reception in Sun Valley, Idaho, August 4, 2013.

Portrait Outtake

Jesse Kreitzer gets it. He knows that to get a good portrait he needs to loosen himself up a bit, and I caught him goofing off. The formal version is posted on my portfolio website. August 27, 2013.

Portrait of a Bird

I ran across an abandoned school building just south of Terril, Iowa, so of course I went inside. The building was overrun with nesting birds and other animals, I was able to get a portrait of one. June 4, 2013.