Smoke & Mirrors part 1

First image of a series I am working on ‘Smoke & Mirrors’. Living in a time where truth is making its way through the cracks of deception we have been fed I felt compelled to translate this into a Beauty series called ‘Smoke & Mirrors’. At the end the truth will always prevail and I […]

Image maker-Nicole Canegata

Here is a little video I shot for my amazing friend Nicole Canegata. This girl approaches life with passion and beauty and her images are a true reflection of her beautiful soul. She is a great architectural and food photographer but her true talent lies in her amazing travel imagery. Always inspiring others to be […]

Animal Spirit

Today is my grad review! I am very excited! Three years of exploration, discovery, learning and growing. Brooks has been one of the best choices of my life! The friends that I have made, the faculty that always got you to think a little further and the technical skills I have learned are incredible. The […]

Venice Beach

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 […]

20 Expressions

I am auditing Paul Meyer’s Advanced People Class this semester. Our first assignment was to capture 20 expression. My good friend Hanne Clarke was brave enough to pose for me. She is so gorgeous and I love it that she is not shy to play around with expressions. We had a blast! MUA by the […]

Richard Avedon

It took me a while to process this exhibit, so I am only posting about it now. Seeing Richard Avedon prints hanging on a wall was overwhelming to say the least. I went with a bunch of fellow photographer friends and we all just stood there in awe. ‘Avedon Women’ at the Gagosian Gallery was […]

Celebrity Portrait Class

Here is a selection of shots I created this semseter in my ‘celebrity’ portrait class with instructor Nino Rakichevich. Nino always tried to push us out of our comfort zone and I am very grateful for him. I feel I have found my direction more on the commercial side and have learned to make deeper […]

Studio Edge

I always photograph girls. Why? I feel its easier to direct poses maybe? More familiar? I am not sure, so I thought the best way to find out is just start photographing some guys. ┬áSo when Henry came to visit in Santa Barbara we grabbed some lights and had a fun little shoot. Guys are […]

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