With years of experience teaching beginner and advanced photography concepts, Jake's background covers various fields of photography, including editorial, commercial, landscape, and portraiture. He specializes in commercial architecture photography for a broad-base of clients including architects, owners' representatives, and marketing specialists. He also works closely with web-designers to fully overhaul websites with fresh and vibrant photography shot with web design and marketing materials in mind. With the ability to travel and accommodate compressed schedules to ensure a successful proposal, Jake has become an asset for many clients. Jake holds a Masters of Science in Oceanography, and during his time as a graduate student one of his nature images (a larval Mantis Shrimp) was licensed by the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and will be on display in the Sant Ocean Hall Exhibit for the next ~20 years.
"I frequently refer Jake to my clients because of his expertise in beautiful image lighting, landscape, and architectural photography. I rely on his professionalism and ability to deliver quality photos that meet their marketing needs." Winter Caplanson, Connecticut Food and Farm | editorial and product photography
"Jake’s efficiency, professionalism, and ability to deliver high quality images when given a compressed timeline made him an ideal photographer for many of our projects at CSG. His photos of the Enfield High School renovation far exceeded my expectations, and I’d highly recommend his services to local architects, engineers, and construction firms.” Jim Giuliano, Construction Solutions Group | architectural photography
"Jake knows how to capture the essence of his subject matter, whether it be an authentic human moment, an imposing structure, or captivating landscape. He is responsive, intuitive and most importantly, reliable and full of integrity. He delivers every single time. His work is stunning and I am proud of every project we’ve worked on together.” Hilary Adorno | editorial photography
"After seeing the quality of Jake’s work in our Gallery and meeting him in person, we knew Red Skies Photography was the right choice for our project. Jake is easy going, clear with his direction, and professional in his approach. Our photo session was fun and the portraits came out excellent." Carrie Dyer, Reliance Health | portraits
"Both pre- and post-shoot Jake was professional, accommodating, and incredibly fast. During the shoot Jake was easy to work with - balancing his artistic vision with our ideas (even those on the fly) for portraits, stills and staged action shots. I have no doubt Jake would be great to work with for any photo needs." Katie Goldberg, The Study Fine Wine and Spirits | complete website photography