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See 12 Artists And Entrepreneurs Ignoring Work To Focus On Their Kids

Chicago-based photographer Callie Lipkin started shooting her stay-at-home husband taking care of her 2 boys, but the result became bigger than just documenting her home life. Lipkin titled the project, “Dad Time” and below the results of the past 3 years of capturing daily dad duties of artists, actors, surfers, and CEOs.


Callie Lipkin

“This was the first image created in the series. Matt Thompson and his daughter Stella (age 2) are pictured at the beach in my hometown of Wayzata, MN. This was more of a concept piece, so we used extras to fill in and give the idea that he is supervising 3 children while buried in the sand. “

Callie Lipkin

“Actor Joel Wasserman takes selfies with his daughter Callie Rae (age 5 months) in her bedroom in Chicago, IL. “

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“Jake Nickell, founder and CEO of Threadless, spends an early morning before school eating breakfast and stand up paddle boarding at the beach with his two kids, Dash (age 5) and Arli (age 7) in Evanston, IL.”

Callie Lipkin

“Tommy Choi of Weinberg Choi Realty, Inc. and father of Henly (age 3) and Momo (age 11 months), makes use of his mobile office at Bow Truss Coffee Roasters in Chicago, IL. If the nanny cancels at the last minute, no reason to call in sick for the day.”

Callie Lipkin

“Ben Skoda, founder of Workshop Chicago, enjoys coffee at Heritage General Store while his son Parker (age 3 months) enjoys his bottle during a “Tuesdays with Parker” morning in Chicago, IL.”

Callie Lipkin

“Michael Salvatore, owner and CEO of Heritage Bicycles, takes a break with his youngest son Owen (age 5 months) after cutting down a Christmas tree from the land at his family’s farmhouse in South Barrington, IL.”

Callie Lipkin

“Dave Osborn of Mollusk Surf Shop in Silver Lake, California, and father of Myra (age 4) and Frankie (age 2), enjoy a hike in Griffith Park near the Observatory, before getting lunch from their favorite taco stand in LA.”

Callie Lipkin

“George Keaton, Chicago-based artist, works on a painting while spending the day his son Ace (age 10 months) and pet pigeon Camp.”

Callie Lipkin

“Lance Curran of Threadless and co-founder of Arcade Brewery sets up for his infamous “Mug Shot” weekly post of his son Coen and daughter, Yorke. This was taken at the old Threadless headquarters here in Chicago right before they moved into their new space. “

Callie Lipkin

“Max Wanger, LA-based photographer, reads books with his son, Dash (age 3), in their quaint home’s sunny living room, while their beloved pup, Henry, naps in the teepee.”

Callie Lipkin

“Thomas V. Ryan of LA-based startup Pluto TV enjoys some downtime with his son, Roane (age 3), and twin daughters, Stella & Frankie (age 18 months), at Ray’s & Stark Bar of LACMA on a beautiful afternoon.”

Callie Lipkin

“David Sieren, graphic designer and co-founder of Chicago-based artist collective The Post Family, flips through records with his daughter Ava Gray (age 8 months) at Reckless Records in Wicker Park, Chicago.”