I am an artist and professional photographer living and working in Cincinnati, Ohio. I was educated at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, where he received a Bachelors Degree in Fine Art in 2008.
In the summer of 2008, upon graduation I started my first company WMB Photography, where I pursued my passion for photographing architecture, and soon after began photographing for numerous architecture, engineering & construction firms in and around Cincinnati. My keen eye for color and composition along with attention to detail has allowed for my business to grow into other areas over the past eight years. Those endeavors have included photographing very fine, hand crafted violins, violas, cellos, and basses from all over the world, were attention to detail, lighting and color is extremely crucial. Starting another company, SPROUTsquared Photography in 2010 with my wife Stacey, which led us into the publishing world and being commissioned to create our photography book “Sacred Places of Kentucky.”
This led to other opportunities for me in the publishing world and in 2012 started my third company Batto Photo which replaced WMB Photography. I now work with multiple magazines in and around the Cincinnati area. Through this I have had numerous covers, as well as photographs in numerous feature stories. I also continue to pursue many personal photography projects, which allow me the opportunity to experiment with new processes and developing styles that define my photography.