Author Archives: rdegrie


Walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland

Sleet, ice, and snow mixture about 5 to 6 inches deep on my deck this afternoon. This little beauty came for food at our feeder. Click on the image to see the high-res file.

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What is it about portraiture that “moves me”?

  Just thinking today that I love portraiture more than any other subject in photography. There is just something magical about the photo that captures a part of the soul. Of all the photos I’ve […]

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Crooked Old Man

In one of the photos I shot of smoke, I see a bent and crooked old man… his head bowed in despair. Click on the image to see the high-res version.

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Vanderbilt MD’s – USA Network

  I shot on the set of the television show “Vanderbilt MD’s” almost a year ago. I spent 4 days at Vanderbilt hospital shooting episodic and promo shots for USA Network. The show is finally […]

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The Corner of “Nothing” and “Something”

I haven’t said much about this, because it bothers me when people put me into a box. I don’t like being labeled as someone with “health issues” because it becomes a focal point of conversation […]

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Brand Your Band?

Logo design, tshirt design, photo shoot, interactive one-sheet design, web design, cd packaging design… pretty much everything you need–all in one place. Here’s a sample of the level at which this is approached. We can […]

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Excellence at Work

Three men working on a building site were asked what they were doing. One said “I’m earning a living.” The second said “I’m filling this truck with dirt and dropping it over there.” The third […]

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New band logo

As part of the project for Anthony Adams & the Nite Owls, we redesigned the band’s logo. This is the final version (which would look great on the bass drum, Anthony!)

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Anthony Adams & the Nite Owls

I recently had the pleasure of working with a very talented and amazing group of people: Anthony Adams and the Nite Owls. Love their music and enjoyed getting to know them. You can listen to […]

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13 Years of Undiagnosed Chronic Illness

I have found in daily life, that people don’t like to talk about health issues because they are embarrassed or don’t want to seem “weak” so they just don’t talk about it. Your health is […]

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