Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball

In June 1966, Truman Capote decided to throw a party. A few months later on November 28th, Capote hosted the Black and White Ball at New York’s Plaza Hotel — a masquerade that later became […]

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Lake Michigan Is My Muse

I see Lake Michigan almost every day. First of all, I have a view of the lake from my office. I take the #147 Lake Shore Drive express bus to get home from downtown. One […]

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Colby, Like the Cheese

A few weeks ago when I went to Soho House for dinner, I had a 35mm camera with me. After dinner my friend and I moved to a downstairs bar for an after dinner drink. […]

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One of My Favorite Homes in My Hometown

I was in my hometown on Sunday to help a friend with a small photo project. After the shoot, I found myself driving around a little bit to look at familiar sites. I drove passed […]

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Testimonial — Steve

I visited Scott Barnes and he was kind enough to photograph me over two nights during my stay. Having been a fan of his work for several years, I was extremely enthusiastic and excited about […]

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Testimonial — Gray, Headshot Client

When I needed headshots for my theatre work, everyone in the Indianapolis arts scene recommended Scott. Since this was my first experience with a professional photographer, I didn’t know what to expect. Scott was gracious, […]

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The Allis at Soho House Chicago

A couple of months ago I accepted an invitation to Soho House to meet with a member and show him a few of my prints of my photography. That night, I decided that Soho House […]

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Watching Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present

A few Sundays ago I picked up Brian and brought him over to my apartment. We agreed to cook German food (sausages, spaetzle, gravy and red cabbage), work on photography projects and watch a movie. […]

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35mm and Me

Do you see that thing with me? That’s a film camera. That’s right — it’s a 35mm — it shoots film! I agreed to go to a community darkroom with my friend Brian on Wednesday […]

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Testimonial — Kevin

I enjoyed working with Scott because he tried to bring out other facets of my personality through his photography. He was also open to suggestions on locations, settings and poses as well as suggesting ideas […]

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