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Category Archives: Studio

“Cardboard Noir!”

  After having so much fun collaborating with Charlotta Janssen on our cardboard cutout story with kids, I thought it would be wonderful to do one with an adult. Taking our inspiration from Bogie and Bacall, we decide to do a noir story in cardboard. Although labor intensive, it was so fun to shoot it […]

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Cardboard Adventures!

My partner Charlotta Janssen and I did a chalkboard ad for Rafaella this spring, and Charlotta made a few cardboard cutouts to slightly differentiate it from an earlier campaign we had done for the same client. I loved her small creations, and really wanted to do something large scale with it. Because of our busy […]

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Creating Creative Kids in FamilyFun Magazine

  I photographed this story for Family Fun in July at Ten Ton Studio. All the kids were easy to work with until I got to the guitar player. He seemed a bit withdrawn at the moment, and I wasn’t getting anything from him. Zilch. I tried a little of this and a little of […]

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Rafaella: Behind the Scenes with Shannon & Charlotta

  I had the pleasure of collaborating with my partner Charlotta Janssen a second time  for Rafaella. The first campaign was a smashing success, so they invited us back again! In this series of ads, Charlotta also fabricated  cardboard cutouts of objects, which I thought added a lovely touch to our scenes. These are the first […]

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