The Salton Sea is a unique adventure in California. I am always amazed at what all lives out there! The Sea’s salinity level is so high that the shores are covered with dead fish and the sea side towns built in the 50’s and 60’s are post apocalyptic ghost towns with a few die hard […]
Venice Beach! One of my favorite places here in California. It is everything you imagine and more. A melting pot of artists and counter culture creatives, first dominated by the Beat generation, home to the legends of Dogtown and still a frontier of social change. Grant Flanagan held my hand on my first street portrait […]
I took a really interesting class with Paul Meyer at brooks Institute this semester called Creative Thought and Capture. The class pushed us to think conceptually and work only with in camera creative effects and no photoshop. I am not a big fan of self portraits but enjoyed the project and some of the results. […]
Just had the coolest assignment by the awesome Paul Meyer. We were all given a 100 meter square region to explore and get creative in-camera. I got the Santa Barbara Mission area and luckily the chalk art was still visible in front of the mission.This was a perfect opportunity to play with double exposures without […]
Recently I drilled a hole into my body cap and went to my favorite surfspot in California-Rincon and took a few piks to test it out. The images worked perfectly for an assignment with the theme ‘Depth’ I had that week. We weave along a wave, up and down, creating depth in our souls.
Lately I have been looking for new creative ways to take photos and I remembered reading the blog http://www.abeautifulmess.com a while back where they spoke about free lensing. This is a fun technique where you take the lens off your camera body but hold it very close to the camera body. Unattached you choose what […]