Author Archives: Troy Freund

About Troy Freund

Independent photographer working for commercial and editorial clients, based in Milwaukee, WI.

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Pride of Milwaukee: Charlotte “It’s a special kind of insanity.”

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Troy Freund

(click ’em to big ’em) Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to photograph the staff of Sustainable Kitchens, a food-consulting firm on Milwaukee’s South Side. SK works with clients to create menus for institutional food services that raise them … Continue reading

Pride of Milwaukee: “Am I doing life good?” – Sunniva

Posted on October 2, 2017 by Troy Freund

 (click ’em to big ’em) When the Riverwest 24, also known as The People’s Holiday, happened in late July, I hung out beneath the Marsupial Bridge, taking photos of the bikers as they passed. I shot many pics, a few … Continue reading

Pride of Milwaukee: Farm a Sea of Green

Posted on September 21, 2017 by Troy Freund

 (click ’em to big ’em) For much of modern history farming has been perceived as a rural venture, and not something that would be happening inside city limits. For a variety of reasons though, that perception, and reality have been … Continue reading

MKE Creatives: August 2017: Uganda to Milwaukee, via dance

Posted on September 9, 2017 by Troy Freund

(click the pics to see them bigger) I probably say that each MKE Creatives meetup is “very special”, but sincerely, I believe that. The women and men who come talk to us, the connections made between the attendees each month…this … Continue reading

MKE Creatives: July 2017: Love Yer Local Library

Posted on September 7, 2017 by Troy Freund

 (click ’em to big ’em) The July MKE Creatives at Anodyne Coffee had a swell group of people in attendance, working on a great variety of projects. There was Kristine, a travel/wine/real estate writer with a lot of bylines in … Continue reading

MKE Creatives: June 2017: Tactile Craft on going indie

Posted on August 1, 2017 by Troy Freund

  The June MKE Creatives was filled with a precious resource of Wisconsin – professional creatives! There were in attendance: Scott – photography and 3D animation; Johnny – poet and music producer; Eric – house DJ; Jon – 2D animation, … Continue reading

MKE Comicbook: May 2017: Cross-overs and Guest-Stars

Posted on July 18, 2017 by Troy Freund

For the May comicbook meetup, we focused on sharing all our favorite or noteworthy Team-ups, Cross-overs, and Guest-Stars. These are stories that make the “shared universe” concept of comics so fun – while we may really be fans of a … Continue reading

MKE Comicbook: April 2017: REDEMPTION!

Posted on May 24, 2017 by Troy Freund

The April MKE Comicbook meetup was focused on a theme of “redemption.” Before we started sharing our books, we discussed the theme of redemption in comics a bit. I find it pretty darn interesting that, for heroes, in order to … Continue reading

May 2017: MKE Cosplay 5k Infinity Crusade

Posted on May 16, 2017 by Troy Freund

May 6, 2017 was the SIXTH MKE Cosplay 5k to happen since 2014! This was a pretty exciting achievement for the event, as it has gone on solidly twice a year for THREE YEARS now! The participants have made a … Continue reading

MKE Creatives: May 2017: Drawing on Her Own Experiences, Yessica Jimenez

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Troy Freund

The May 2017 MKE Creatives featured Yessica Jiminez, a local illustrator. She stated up front that she did not have a whole lot to say regarding her process or where she intends her work to go, but instead wanted to … Continue reading

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