Recording Sessions…

I play drums in a retro country outfit named Moonshine Mason and the Rot Gut Gang. We’re known for our ’40s and ’50s country sound, you know, when country music was still good. Our lead vocalist, Dustin Hopkins, is pretty amazing and accounts for most of the reason we’ve had any success.

At any rate, we’re currently in the studio recording a CD release. Last night we were doing piano tracks with Dave “Smitty” Smith, our piano player and songwriter. Dave is also an editor at The Journal & Courier here in Lafayette. He did a great job, and with just guitar tracks, some backing vocals and final mixing left to do, this recording project should be in the bag soon and I can’t wait to hear the finished product!

Chief engineer Scott Rottler (of Waltz For Venus) at the controls:

Scott sets the co...

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Happy Anniversary!


Happy Anniversary to John and Leann Matlik. They were married February 19th, 2005 in Lafayette. Photographing the wedding was a unique and enjoyable experience: we shot at The Silver Dipper ice cream shop and the produce aisle of a supermarket! They’re living in jolly old England now, here’s wishing them the best!

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This week’s Model shoot…

… was a nice diversion. Modeling jobs are cool because we’re working, but it’s also fun and sort of informal. And this shoot was for publication, Supermodels Unlimited, and to be honest I don’t know much about the company but it’s always flattering to have someone choose you for their magazine with all the competition that’s out there.

Here’s a photo I took of Tom at work…

And one of the Stylists from Samson & Delilah touching up Jennifer’s hair…

And finally one of my images from the shoot:

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