The historic downtown areas of Northwest Arkansas are alive with revitalization and growth. And thanks to the wonderful people at Highstreet Development and Stronghold NWA, a rather large building in downtown Rogers is poised to be a huge part of that process. Formerly known as "The Dollar Saver Building, the large structure is in the process of being gutted, cleaned out and outfitted for a number of retail and living spaces. A large portion of the building is slated to be the new home of Onyx Coffee's production and day-to-day operations while also housing a coffee shop. There are also rumors of an upscale restaurant, a bakery, a craft cocktail bar and loft apartments being planned for the structure. I was hired by Highstreet Development to photograph the building in its current state. Enjoy the tour.
I am very drawn to the culinary world, simply because the process, and the artistic vision behind it is fascinating to me. So it was fun for me to have the opportunity to hang out with and photograph Chef Matt Cooper of The Preacher's Son. Wow, what a nice guy. I thoroughly enjoyed following him around the local farm as he literally picked the ingredients for a delicious salad, the recipe of which is soon to follow in the upcoming issue of Food and Farm Magazine. And when all was said and done, Matt let my try the salad...and I couldn't stop eating it.
It's a big day for Visit Rogers. After months of hard work, they officially launched their brand new website today. I've been a longtime Rogers resident and I was excited to be a part of the process, creating imagery of life in and around Rogers. Here's a few images from the project. Enjoy!
After a crazy busy wedding and engagement season last summer, I was excited to be back at the Fayetteville Roots Festival this year. In collaboration with the wonderful guys from Red Barn Studio Live Sessions, I helped to create live session music videos for the likes of John Paul White, John Fulbright, Iron and Wine and Nick Offerman to name a few. Here's a few behind the scenes photos from the weekend. Enjoy.