Category: Finished Projects

Driftwood Issue #1: Summer 2015


The first time I heard of Driftwood Magazine was a little over a year ago, when the team started rolling out their social media profiles, with the blurb “travel and culture for the graduated vegan.” Over the following months, they started releasing more information that would lead up to a successful subscription drive on Kickstarter,

Interview with Seadog Creative


This may only be the second ever interview on the Kelly Peloza Photo Blog (the first was with EM Interiors Chicago), but we’re setting the bar high. So far, I’ve chosen to feature people who are making their own way in their careers, and their local communities. That’s one of the reasons I chose to

Portraits


This week I’m taking a little break from food photography and doing a portrait theme over on Instagram. While I specialize in food photography and love food and product styling, sometimes sharing portrait work gets placed on the back burner. But I do a lot of portraits! So today I’m taking over the blog with

PDN Taste Contest Entries


PDN Magazine holds several photography contests each year in a variety of categories such as portraiture, still life, and food. The contests are judge by creative directors and photo editors from well-known trade magazines and publications in each category, and winners receive a cash prize, gift cards, and a spread in the magazine. This year

I Am Young America Launch and GiveForward Shoot


After starting in Detroit, youth entrepreneurship resource I Am Young America recently launched their new website. From the I Am Young America website: “I Am Young America is a social enterprise that promotes youth entrepreneurship as a means to combat unemployment and boost economic impact in cities. Our mission is to help revitalize American cities

Interview with EM Interiors Chicago


When I first started this blog, I knew I wanted to include a discussion element to it by interviewing photographers, clients, designers, artists, and more about what they do and why they do it. It’s a great way to get people talking about their lives, personally and professionally, showcase their work, and end up creating

Opera-Matic’s Moon On The Lagoon


“Opera-Matic brings moving visual art to the streets. We activate public spaces for community engagement through people-powered sound, story and interaction. By combining modular design and material repurposing, Opera-Matic weaves together the fantastic and familiar in unexpected places, encouraging culture building and neighborhood participation.” Last month I documented Opera-Matic‘s Moon On The Lagoon event in