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Abstracts for the End of Spring

June 25, 2018 - Here are my latest abstract smoke art pieces created at the end of spring. Let me know which you like best.
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Available Light Photo Session with Krista

March 11, 2018 - One of the most difficult things to do in photography is to create great images without having control over the light on...
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Quick Portrait Session with Darling Krista

March 08, 2018 - With our busy lives, there isn't always time to do a full shoot. In these cases a quick portrait session can meet your n...
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Huntington Beach Dumpsters on Parade 2017

October 08, 2017 - Yesterday, I had the pleasure of assisting at the Huntington Beach Dumpsters on Parade event. This event is put on by th...
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Who Owns the Rights To My Photos, Copyright Usage

August 04, 2017 - From time to time I find my photographs on other peoples' social media accounts without permission. I brought this up to...
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Adobe Lightroom Mobile Gets an Update

July 26, 2017 - I use Lightroom on my computer on a daily basis. Truth be told, the mobile version was nearly useless to me. There were...
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Bad Photography Phrases

March 05, 2017 - Here are the phrases that irk me an my fellow photographers. "Canon or Nikon?" - Honestly, the brand of camera that is...
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BW Portrait Session

January 29, 2017 - I had the pleasure of working with my friend Krista recently. She needed some good black and white headshot portraits. W...
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Nobody's Thinking About You

January 21, 2017 - Too often I get stuck in a rut. I worry about the quality of my artwork and about its reception. Perfectionism rears its...
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Sugar Skull 2016

October 24, 2016 - I had the pleasure of shooting a Halloween theme with the lovely Harley Shortstacks. Our amazing makeup artist created t...
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Darling Krista's Bikini

August 08, 2016 - Had the pleasure of creating some bikini fashion photos for a client with my friend Darling Krista. The wonderful thing...
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Hierarchy of Creative Needs

July 24, 2016 - If you have taken a Psych 100 level class, then you know of Maslow's hierarchy of needs. That each needs to be met to co...
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Light Night Model Portrait Photography Kayla

March 28, 2016 - I had the pleasure of working with these three beautiful models at Lumino studios in Placentia. Each model brought in cl...
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Strange Google Searches

March 25, 2016 - This post isn't about photography per se. It is about my photography website and people's strange Google searches. I sig...
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Light Night Model Portrait Photography Krista

March 24, 2016 - I had the pleasure of working with these three beautiful models at Lumino studios in Placentia. Each model brought in cl...
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Light Night Model Portrait Photography Aracely

March 21, 2016 - I had the pleasure of working with these three beautiful models at Lumino studios in Placentia. Each model brought in cl...
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High Tide Roller Derby Practice

March 19, 2016 - This last Wednesday I had a chance to meet the girls of High Tide roller derby and witness their practice session. In ca...
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St. Patrick's Day

March 17, 2016 - Fun green themed photoshoot and smoke photography. It was challenging to stick to a color theme. I will have to try it...
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Learning About Myself

March 09, 2016 - I am an Equalizer and an Advisor, or so I'm told by a "StandOut report" included in the book I'm currently reading calle...
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Self doubt

March 01, 2016 - Self doubt plagues me. I assume all artists battle this at times. Is my art worth the effort? Is my art worth being show...
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Smoke Abstract Photography 3

February 22, 2016 - I just wanted to share some final edits of my smoke photographs. Leave me a comment or send me a message on social media...
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Smoke Abstract Photography 2

January 25, 2016 - Abstract smoke has been an exhilarating theme to shoot and edit. It has allowed me to be creative at minimal expense but...
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Smoke Abstract Photography

January 20, 2016 - In sticking to the abstract theme, I began shooting some smoke in studio with dual strobes. It was interesting to see al...
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Dust Abstract Photography

January 02, 2016 - While in studio, I had a chance to work on a new concept. Photographing the randomness of dust being blown in the air....
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Speedboat Model Portrait Photography

December 19, 2015 - I had the pleasure of working with the beautiful Michelle Thorlund at Lumino studios in Placentia. We had a speedboat br...
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Lumino Studio Photo Shoot

December 10, 2015 - We had an excellent time working with Yana and Genevieve in studio this weekend. These pictures are just the beginning!...
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Disney Day of the Dead

November 04, 2015 - I've had the pleasure recently of working with some amazing artists to create unique imagery. This particular post is a...
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Perfectionism problems

October 28, 2015 - Too often my perfectionism stops me from sharing my work. I look at a recent shoot and I see everything that is wrong wi...
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Grotesque-selfie

October 13, 2015 - As a way to get into the Halloween spirit, I have started working on the idea of grotesque. By grotesque, I don't mean b...
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Gear report

October 10, 2015 - Gear Report I have been searching for a replacement Lowepro Nova 160 AW for quite some time. It was great to start my D...
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Surf Dog Unleashed

September 28, 2015 - I had the pleasure of watching the PetCo Unleashed surf dog competition this past weekend. So many happy faces enjoying...
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Multiple Exposure

July 30, 2015 - I have been getting more and more into the method of creating images via multiple exposure. The idea of multiple exposur...
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Professional Photo Editing part 2

July 21, 2015 - Professional photo editing require both time and care. Each photo is unique and requires different skills to remove or r...
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LA Murphy Ranch

July 05, 2015 - I regularly take hikes to push my body and clear my mind. It is kind of a meditation for me, allowing me to refresh and...
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DTLA by Night

May 20, 2015 - I went with a group of friends for a night photowalk in downtown Los Angeles. We started at LA Live and wandered about f...
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East Jesus

April 19, 2015 - If you are at the Salton Sea, do yourself a favor and visit East Jesus. Located near "Slab City" (Niland, CA), this uniq...
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Professional Photo Editing

April 16, 2015 - Professional photo editing require both time and care. Each photo is unique and requires different skills to remove or r...
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Salton Sea

April 14, 2015 - I recently went with a group of photographers on a photo expedition to the Salton Sea. We went to Bombay Beach and explo...
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Desert Flowers Bloom - Anza Borrego

March 17, 2015 - I took a trip out to Anza Borrego last weekend to experience the desert flowers in full bloom. Check out the photos and...
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Vitruvian Man

March 03, 2015 - I have been working on this little pet project for a few days and want to share it. It is, of course, inspired by Leonar...
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Valentine's Day

February 14, 2015 - Today, Valentine's Day, is a day of happiness and love for most. Then there are those of us who suffer the pain of lonel...
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Editorial Portrait with Seth Hancock

February 03, 2015 - This past weekend I attended an amazing workshop with Seth Hancock. Seth is known for his commercial, editorial, and por...
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Tour of the ARTIC

January 24, 2015 - For those of you who live in the Southern California area, there is a new transportation center in Anaheim. It is called...
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Friday Night Nude

January 12, 2015 - I had an absolute blast last Friday night. We set up a nude shoot at LA Photo Spot studio. This was my first time in thi...
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