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We’ll See Each Other Again… Star Wars Cosplay

Star Wars Cosplay Extraordinaire! I have a distinct advantage when it comes to Star Wars cosplay photography.  My daughter, Cat (Catamancy Cosplay) is the most amazing cosplayer I know, and she does an outstanding Rey from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  And she’s always willing at the drop of a hat to get into her Rey […]

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Photographing the OC District Attorney’s 2015 Annual Report

Photographing the OC District Attorney’s 2015 Annual Report

  Hi Friends, I recently completed a 6-month long project (about 5 days of photography over the course of the project) for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office for their 2015 Biennial Report. What an awesome project!  It incorporates all the things I love about my job: interesting people, interesting locations, lighting challenges, and the opportunity […]

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World’s Largest Golf Outing 2014-Wounded Warriors Benefit

World’s Largest Golf Outing 2014-Wounded Warriors Benefit

Hi Friends! Last year around this time, I had photographed the first ever Billy Casper Golf “World’s Largest Golf Outing”: a benefit to raise money for the Wounded Warriors Project.  So, when Karl, the general manager at the beautiful Alta Vista Country Club in Placentia, CA contacted me recently to ask if I would be the official […]

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Extr-y, Extr-y – Read All About It: Automotive Photography Tips from Packards International Magazine

Extr-y, Extr-y – Read All About It: Automotive Photography Tips from Packards International Magazine

  Hi Friends, Recently, I wrote an article on fine art automotive photography with my good friends and fellow shooters, Bob Allen and Booker Preston, for Packards International Magazine.  You saw some of the images here: REWIND: Photographing the 1955 Packard Patrician – Finished Images and Behind the Scenes. Well, it’s now in print, along with a bunch […]

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Photographing the 1955 Packard Patrician – Finished Images and Behind the Scenes

Photographing the 1955 Packard Patrician – Finished Images and Behind the Scenes

Hi Friends, Packards are meant to be driven.  Just ask any Packard owner. So, when we approached Don H. about photographing his lovely 1955 Packard Patrician, the goal was to emphasize that aspect of Packard ownership. Using an ultra lightweight boom with specialized automotive photography suction cups and clamps, we’re able to create the impression […]

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To “Infiniti” and Beyond!  Photographing the 2014 Infiniti QX80 SUV

To “Infiniti” and Beyond! Photographing the 2014 Infiniti QX80 SUV

Hi Friends, I had the distinct pleasure of being able to photograph a friend’s new 2014 Infiniti QX80 SUV this past weekend.  Gary’s QX80 is a gorgeous blacked-out model, and it photographs beautifully – reflecting the color of the late afternoon Southern California sky like you wouldn’t believe. Our first location choice was a bust […]

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Behind the Scenes: Shooting the New “Demolition Derby” Commercial for Mercedes-Benz USA

Behind the Scenes: Shooting the New “Demolition Derby” Commercial for Mercedes-Benz USA

Hi Friends, In October of this year, my good friend and fellow shooter, Royce Rumsey, and I had the opportunity to provide “making-of” still photography for Mercedes-Benz USA for their production of a brand new TV commercial for the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The spot highlights the M-Class collision-avoidance safety features by dropping a brand new shiny […]

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Automotive Action Photography – Shooting the 2013 Hyundai Genesis

Automotive Action Photography – Shooting the 2013 Hyundai Genesis

Hi Friends, On a recent rainy day in Southern California, we met in an empty parking lot in Irvine to put my new Rig-Pro automotive photography boom to the test.   I’ve been wanting to shoot Sam’s Genesis for a while, and what better combo than a beautiful red sports car in a gray industrial […]

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Holy Head Turner, Batman! Photographing the ’66 Batmobile

Holy Head Turner, Batman! Photographing the ’66 Batmobile

Hi Friends, “Atomic batteries to power. Turbines to speed.” About a year ago, I had a rare opportunity to photograph the Batmobile from 1960s TV series.  The owner was gracious enough to allow us to drive in front of, behind, and alongside to shoot car-to-car, and capture this icon of my childhood in motion.  Best of […]

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Photos from World’s Largest Golf Outing – Alta Vista Country Club

Photos from World’s Largest Golf Outing – Alta Vista Country Club

I had the opportunity to photograph the Alta Vista Country Club’s “World’s Largest Golf Outing” this week.  The event is a fundraiser for the Wounded Warriors Project. Terrific turnout!  Talking with the Alta Vista Country Club manager, I found out that Alta Vista Country Club had the single largest donation to the cause in the […]

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