This Wedding opened up with an epic picture story of mother and son on Mom’s special Wedding Day. I always love to tell a small story within the story as photographer. I take a very journalist approach to Weddings and here you see that shine.
San Diego’s “IT” Fashion Show is an annual event, produced by The Art Institute of California – San Diego, Fashion Design and Fashion Marketing & Management department.
The Fashion Show was a major success and here are some backstage to main-stage images from the amazing event. Special thanks to Jaye Brown, Academic Director at The Art Institute of California – San Diego, for thinking of me for my photography services for this amazing event!
Barley Mash is a brand new bar in in the Gaslamp Quarter at the corner or 5th and Market. It’s epic location along with the vintage yet modern theme makes it a perfect place to enjoy a whiskey ginger, tasty food, and a fun night downtown. Here are some epic images from Barley Mash’s Grand Opening!
This was one of my favorite shoots. Kids are always a challenge, however, this shoot was kind of special because we used my little brother Trevor and his little girlfriend for the catalog. They kids ended up being great models, and we had an amazing stylist for the shoot. Aimee Bradley from Bruxley Style was a big help and we nailed the concept. These images Rock!
The 2012 Haute Couture Fashion Show was a major success. Alex Foster and I teamed up to create all the video content and coverage of the International Interior Design Associations’s 12th anniversary Fashion Show. Orange County is the birth place of IIDA and they really know how to raise the bar for their very own Fashion Show. Check out these elaborate designs as they hit the runway!
Everyone remembers there Senior photos. The way I see senior photos is a way to connect the Senior with there surrounding and make images that will always be timeless and special for that particular Seniors family and friends, yet also has relevance for that Senior, whether it’s a special place or a place that has significant meaning to them.
Epic video from the International Interior Design Association’s Trunk show. This video is of the Trunk Show leading up to the fashion show where the teams raced to grab the fabrics for the runway show. This was a huge hit leading into the IIDA Fashion Show April 5th, 2012. Seamless editing and a ton of video coverage the night of the trunk show made this video pop. Check it out!
One of the largest builders T.B. Penick and Sons sent me out to Blythe, CA. The mission to photograph T.B. Penick’s new Solar Farm was no easy task. We hit a major sand storm on the way, then the maintenance guy with the keys was sick so we had to jump the 9 foot fence with barbed wire just to get the shot. It all worked out in the end and we nailed some amazing images.
Another epic shoot with Bruxley Style. This stylish shoot came together with superb loud and vibrant colour wardrobes popping off well scouted locations. Another great team effort equals images that bounce and walk for themselves. Credit model Sarah Bella, she was very easy to work with and she honed in on the concept. Also credit Bruxley Style (Aimee Bradley and Jenna Brucks) and PA Chris Kenny, could never do it without your help and support. Peep the the images!
Every year I donate my services to photograph the Children’s Hospitals annual Heart Party in San Diego. This year was special because I was in Oahu during their Heart Party, so I had the opportunity to stop by and photograph there special Heart Party event for the kids and there families. My little brother was born with a heart defect so I understand a little about what these families are going through, and it means a lot to me and my family to show our support. Check out some cool and fun pictures of the kids!
Another Amazing shoot with Bruxley Style. Epic Hike to a remote location equaled epic images. Special thanks to model Natalie Paladin, hair and makeup Sheilla Pico, Bruxley Style and PA Mongo. You Guys Rock!
The concept behind this shoot was focusing on androgynous expression of the beauty and power of a woman. I believe we conveyed a very current and fresh topic in todays world. Check it out and let me know what you think?
A single family neighborhood in downtown Riverside faces a reverse face lift, the city plans to rip out a portion of the Claystone Apartments and create a concrete over pass for the trains. This is touchy subject for some, watch the video.
Perfect morning in La Jolla shooting product shots at the Marine Room. I was having a hell of a time getting all my mid-tones, shadows and highlights exposed perfect so I went with a bit of a HDR technique and we nail some perfect images.
Cool opportunity while working on a TV series allowed me to shoot these cool Time Lapse while shooting some early morning B-roll for the show. I think my new postproduction on the images is a winning ingredient. Checkout the colors pop!
Fortunate to work and contribute my time to helping the non-profit Do Something NOW, I was able to put together a short video of the images and videos they brought back from their recent trip to South Africa. Do Something Now donated over 100 bikes to small villages to help their students get to and from class everyday. This not only betters the students quailty of life, but it also betters their chances of success and education attainment.
Awesome shoot! Big thanks to stylist Aimee Bradley and Jenna Brucks, you do great work and it was a great pleasure to work alongside you . Model TraeLee Costello was on point and really devoted herself to our concept, she also demonstrated a great attitude and she was not afraid to take a lunge. Big ups to Alex Foster for capturing timeless motion images and the girls from Bruxley Style. You guys rock! Peep the images!
For the last couple months Dane Penick, Alex Foster, Alison Christian and I have teamed up to make T.B. Penick & Sons Corporate videos. We have boosted our production value and cemented seamless editing to get the most comprehensive marketing videos from the truths of real people. These commercials are not only great video testimonials, but valuable moving visual imagery for the corporate spot light. Big Ups to the team and all their hard work! Here are a few of the videos.
An erie night in Pacific Beach with no electricity. Here are a few images from Garnet St. The last image I was midway through my exposure when the lights came on, all I remember hearing was cheers from all over Pacific Beach.
My all time favorite places to visit and spend my free time is in Muir Woods. I like being the first person to enter the park and the last to leave. Here are a few epic images from one the most beautiful places I have ever seen!
Could not of asked for a more picture perfect day to get married. These love birds finally tied the knot in La Jolla, and followed up with a perfect reception in Little Italy. Check out the colors jumping out of these images.
Cool Beans! I am the featured artist at Salon 56 until September 24th. So stop in or schedule an appointment to get your “Hair Did,” and check out my art work for sale hanging on the walls! You guys rock!
Opening Day at Horse Races has always been exciting, it is a day in which everyone gets to dress up, kick off the summer, and bet on horse races. Awesome! Here are a few snapshots while I roamed the track!
I have been working with the ever so talented Kristen Saia on her portfolio, and we really made some beautiful images in the short time we have worked together. I am very fortunate to have built such a strong working relationship with her and I think we have leaped a few obstacles along the ride and that has instilled great character in us. Kris has landed a fabulous job doing hair and make-up in LA where she is continuing to follow her dreams, I can not be more stoked for her. You can do it Kris! Here are a selected few of the images from our last shoot, enjoy! Big Ups to our models for trusting us and helping us follow our dreams!