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! 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 […]
Sometimes we fuss around with strobes too much and forget to shape natural light. Last weekend was heaps of fun! Bending light with Angus Kosec. DTLA. Check out Angus for badass retouching skills!
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 […]
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 […]
Meet Morgan! Morgan Taylor Berschauer is young, gorgeous and talented. She is doing her BFA at Brooks Institute. Not only does the 2012 Miss Laguna Hills Teen squeeze in a bunch of modeling, but she also is an advocate for the education and prevention of teen dating abuse. I managed to catch her just before […]
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 […]
We had to capture an artist for my celebrity portraiture class. My good friend Elizabeth Flood came up from LA and we created a studio in Grant’s backyard and had some fun.
Here is a quick innovative studio we created on the side of the road with my car! MUA by Jalanis and her gorgeous friend Emi modeling for us.