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Tom Hiddleston Stopped by the Studio… sort of

Tom Hiddleston Stopped by the Studio… sort of

Hi Friends – Inspired by a recent post by my Photoshop idol, Glyn Dewis, Tom Hiddleston and I spent a little quality time in the studio this week.  And by studio, I mean my dining room table.  And by Tom Hiddleston, I mean the Loki 1/6 scale figure from Hot Toys. But even though it was […]

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Let’s Eat! New Photos in the Latest Where Women Cook Magazine

Let’s Eat! New Photos in the Latest Where Women Cook Magazine

Hi Friends, A little over a year ago, I had the privilege of photographing five AMAZING home chefs and a professional caterer in some beautiful home kitchens near Palm Springs, California for Where Women Cook Magazine. (I think I’m still trying to shed the pounds I put on over the course of that 2-day shoot! It would […]

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I Made the Cover!  Rebecca Justice Collection – Where Women Create Magazine

I Made the Cover! Rebecca Justice Collection – Where Women Create Magazine

  Hi Friends, In March of this year, I had the opportunity to photograph a feature for Where Women Create magazine, which highlights the creative spaces and inspirational stories of extraordinary women.  My particular shoot was with Rebecca Justice – mother, wife of former major league baseball player David Justice, and creator of the Rebecca Justice Collection of custom furnishings and […]

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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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The Wayback Machine-Shooting the 1962 IH Scout 80

The Wayback Machine-Shooting the 1962 IH Scout 80

  Hi Friends, In a moment of nostalgic weakness (actually, after several years of pining, I suspect), my brother-in-law, Steve, got his dream truck: a 1962 International Harvester Scout 80 4WD. Now, this truck has significance for both of us.  Both our dads worked for International Harvester most of their working careers.  My dad was […]

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Finding [Cold] Shoes that Fit…

Finding [Cold] Shoes that Fit…

Hi Friends, You wouldn’t think it would be hard to find a quality flash shoe that works everytime, is secure, and easy to use. Well, as a guy who relies on Speedlights and PockeWizards for his living, let me tell you, it’s TOUGH! I think I’ve tried them all, and I believe I’ve finally found […]

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Location Corporate Photography – The Challenges and Rewards

Location Corporate Photography – The Challenges and Rewards

Hi Friends, I recently had the privilege of photographing the team at Machine Precision Components: a custom machine parts fabrication firm in Southern California.  These guys will create anything as I understand it, but they specialize in manufacturing custom precision parts for aircraft – some you may have heard of: say, the Lockheed-Martin F-35 Lightning […]

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