Baltimore, MARYLAND — This portrait session with Hip-Hop artist SoulStice was several months in the making. SoulStice is not only an accomplished song writer–his skills made known on the Oscar award-winning movie, “The Blind Side“–but he also holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
I originally penned the Little Italy neighborhood as the our location, but SoulStice suggested a back-up location at Clipper Mill. The Food Network’s Ace of Cakes is actually down the street. On the day of the shoot, the back-up location seemed a lot more appealing, so we headed there–it turned out that before all the renovations, I planned to shoot at the abandoned mill–and we couldn’t have been luckier!
The weather and lighting conditions were all ideal. Even the crowds were non-existent. I honestly couldn’t believe that we were the only ones shooting there. We nailed all our shots and then some. Here’s a sample: