Filming time-lapses of a wedding reception

The Grand Traverse Resort and Spa approached me this winter to inquire about some timelapse and video work.  We discussed a lot of fun ideas, and the first project that came out of the brainstorming was this promo for the Sunrise to Sunset photo contest. For that video I shot some new time-lapses over a few days and was also …

Stone Hut Studios Is Seeking Collaborators.

We’re a production company dedicated to making “films for a better world”.  Based in beautiful Traverse City, Michigan, we make documentaries, educational films, short videos and more.  Find out more at We are looking to find collaborators and partners.    We’re are a very small team and to expand our potential and capacity we need to find partners and …


Morel Love

A fungi’s-eye view of this year’s crop of magical morels in northern Michigan.

Springtime in Arcadia Dunes: The C.S. Mott Nature Preserve

This video features shooting-stars, sunrises, sunsets, toads, snails, lakes, rivers and dynamic time-lapses from the beautiful Arcadia Dunes- an amazing and protected part of Northern Michigan. Thanks to the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy, vital places like this can survive.


The Pop Nation Kickstarter Video

Stone Hut Studios created this video for The Pop Nation – A gourmet, vegan, gluten-free, locally sourced Popsicle company in San Francisco – to use for a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for a commercial kitchen.  They successfully raised $50,000 take their business to the next level!

Unity Vibration Kombucha

Unity Vibration Kombucha’s mission is to produce the best artisan Kombucha Tea and Kombucha Beer products on the market made with the healthiest ingredients possible. It is our intention to: spread love, health, possibility, joy and bliss into our community and the world, to inspire others to spread their own unique gifts and creativity into their communities and beyond, and …

My Backyard

The sights and sounds of my new backyard – the forests and buildings of The Grand Traverse Commons. Formerly the Northern Michigan Asylum for the Insane built in 1885 (and later renamed the Traverse City State Hospital), the Commons is now one of the United State’s largest historical preservation and redevelopment sites. Find out more about the place, the community …

Higher Grounds Trading Co. – The Best Coffee Comes From Good Friends

Higher Grounds Trading Co. ( works directly with small-scale coffee farming cooperatives around the world. With a commitment to sourcing high quality specialty organic beans, they go beyond normal fair trade and direct trade relationships with their partners in the field. In this video, Chris Treter, co-founder of Higher Grounds, introduces us to partner farmers at Maya Vinic and explains …