Latest work, inspiration and deep thoughts by Titus Childers.

Levi...........The Strauss costs Extra!

  One of the perks of this glorious career of mine is that it leads back home to Nebraska a few times  a year to squeeze in the occasional senior portrait session between weddings and double fisting freshly grown corn on the cob and tomatoes from my mothers garden.

  This laddie here is Levi.  The boy is immediately certified legit in my book because he is a wrestler at my old high school in Aurora, NE.  Well to be sure he is a great many other things but the proof is in the pudding folks!  Wrestlers are badasses! A massive wave of nostalgia washed over me as I  walked upstairs in my old gym, took off my shoes and dug my toes into the very mats that I once shed my fair share of blood, sweat and tears(no one ever actually cried we just had something in our eyes!).  Since my days they've made amazing additions to those hallowed halls.  I even noticed my name on the record boards.  Mad respect to all my brothers who dawn the head gear!  

Despite my walk down glory days lane and the occasional Vision Quest theme song playing through my head Levi and I stayed the course and knocked out some fun images.  It's hard to roll an entire high school experience into a single portrait session but this kid is made of stern stuff and we captured those personas that mattered to him. Good Luck next year in college young man!





Fo' Shizzle Brechbizzle!

What can I say about the young and talented Cassidy Brechbill?  One thing is for sure the girl is almost completely water resistant.  I don't make it a point to shoot in the rain but in Cassidy's case we didn't have a choice.  

I would imagine most professional models would've tucked tail and ran when it started to rain on their photo session once.  But twice?  Get the hell out of here!  That would be an almost certainty!  But alas these Midwest girls are tough and made of sterner stuff!  Corn and Omaha steaks I'm guessing.  

In any event my tough girl gutted out not one but two senior portrait sessions in almost torrential downpours.  Neither of us are complaining though because the finished product was nothing short of spectacular!  Good luck in the future kid!  Now and again it will rain on your future plans but you're a badass.  You'll come out squeaky clean!



Friday Night Lights!

Grant Fox is rapidly becoming a legend at Aurora High School.  Is it because of his excellent skills on the football field?  His Wit, charm and overall pleasant demeanor?  Possibly.  The most likely scenario is that this kid is my second cousin.  Therefore he shares my blood.  Which in turn is the most likely reason of his rapidly approaching legendary status.  It's a hard legacy to leave my friend. But Heavy lies the crown as they say!

I'm only mostly joking.  The solid truth is that Grant is a great kid.  I'm proud to be related to him.  However all props go out to his parents for raising a fine young man.  They get the props for good parenting but Grant and I get the props for the bad ass photos!  BOOM!!  Take that y'all!