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Film Photos from Huntington Beach Civil War Days

Film Photos from Huntington Beach Civil War Days

Seems to be the season for Civil War re-enactment in Southern California!  And this weekend, Huntington Beach Central Park in Orange County, California, was the place to be.  Folks came from all over the country for this annual event. The weekend included concerts by Civil War bands playing period-authentic instruments, mock battles, the Gettysburg address delivered […]

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Civil War Portraits

I met and photographed Howell at a recent Civil War Days event at the Heritage Museum of Orange County.  Howell plays a circa 1870 Lenhart left-handed tuba, and became interested in Civil War re-enactment via an introduction to a group through Tuba Christmas.  I found him with several members of a military band who were warming up when […]

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Photographing the 2012 Dana Point Concours d’Elegance Charity Car Show

Photographing the 2012 Dana Point Concours d’Elegance Charity Car Show

Hi Friends, Thanks to my good friend and fellow photographer, Royce Rumsey, I was provided media credentials with [nearly] unrestricted access to this weekend’s Dana Point Concours d’Elegance charity car show.  Along with Royce, Booker, Bob, Ed and a bunch of my Photoshop and photography students, we provided complete coverage of the events of the […]

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New Project – Steampunk Portraits!

New Project – Steampunk Portraits!

This is Steampunk Think Jules Verne…Victorian England…Wild, Wild West (the 60’s TV show with Robert Conrad and Ross Martin, or the 90’s remake with Will Smith). It’s typically realized as a mixture of relatively conservative vintage fashion with elements of the mechanical.  And I’m hooked on the look!  And, apparently, I’m not the only one. […]

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Vintage Fashion Shoot – Japanese and American ’40s / Modern

Hi Friends, Just before Christmas last year, I did some family Christmas portraits for my good friend, Booker, at an empty 1920s era hardware store in Yorba Linda, CA.  After we finished, I explored the shop a little further and found a terrific space that I just had to come back to for a portrait […]

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