Shooting an ad campaign in the Caribbean: St Kitts

Two months ago we were on our way to the Caribbean island of St Kitts, one half of the nation of St Kitts & Nevis.  Crew, models, ad agency and client were flying in from LA, NY, Florida and North Carolina.   The goal: a series of print ads to showcase Christophe Harbour ” a private island … Read More

Off The Clock Reception in LA

This Saturday evening in Los Angeles:  a one-night only reception revealing this year’s curated exhibition “Off The Clock”. This year’s 100 selected images, curated by Britt Salvesen from LACMA, will be on display before moving to LA ad agencies TBWA\Chiat\Day, Deutsch and Ignited for two months each. Here’s my print that was selected:   The reception is a featured … Read More

Model Test – Catching up with Sara

Finally catching up with editing some images shot with Sara a few months ago, a few more to come from that very busy day: from the boxing ring to the beach to the pool…Anna assisted and Cara was awesome with Hair and Makeup.

Verdi’s Fallstaff – the Opera Campaign

Opening tomorrow night  – photographed for the campaign eleven months ago – Verdi and Shakespeare meet in this comic opera.  It was Verdi’s last opera and drew from Shakespeare’s Merry Wives of Windsor as well as Henry IV.  We all had a lot of fun in the making of these photographs – used for the … Read More

Philanthropy – Fashion and Entertainment: La Voix Magazine

LaVoix magazine is a thick glossy annual print magazine from the publishers of Poetic Couture. Driving global initiatives for social change and uniting creative thinkers in the Fashion and Entertainment Industry with a philanthropic purpose…. Creative Director Fioré approached me in December after seeing some of my Falling Water series and thought they would be perfect for a … Read More

Silver and Bronze in the One Eyeland awards 2013

Pleased to be awarded silver and bronze in the 2013 One Eyeland awards for Advertising/self-promos. One Eyeland features the best in creative commercial advertising photography from around the globe.

New Years Inspiration – latest tearsheet in Prevention mag

In the current issue of Prevention magazine: a pair of spreads to inspire everyone to seize the day and get out there!   Stephanie Allen was wonderful to hang out with that Halloween morning in Cayucos, just north of Morro Bay, CA.  At age 61 she picked up surfing a dozen years ago – fearful … Read More

Southern California Special Olympics

This weekend was the Fall Games of the Southern California Special Olympics. Started by Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1963, it was organized into the first Special Olympic Games in 1968. Changing lives through the power of sport, it’s truly inspiring to witness the determination, courage, camaraderie and joy expressed by the athletes.  The Special Olympics … Read More

Testing 1,2,3…skater project starts today

Stay tuned for the results in about a month, we’ll be shooting over the next 4 weeks…here’s a quick test shot, 20 minutes after sunset.  Looking forward to pushing some new boundaries…

Channel Islands Natl Marine Sanctuary – Gallery for next 3 months

  About a dozen large photographs, some 2×3 feet on metal, will be hanging at the Chase Palm Park Center in Santa Barbara for the next three months.  Coordinated by the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, the theme is “ocean recreation” and how people connect with the Channel Islands off the coast and the ocean/marine … Read More

Workbook’s Creative Carnival in Chicago

Tomorrow, October 10th, is Workbook’s Creative Carnival in the windy city.  An invitation-only  gathering of agency creatives, producers, reps, photographers and illustrators mingling and having fun as live artists sketch and performers perform.   Last years NYC event at the Art Directors Club drew 600 creatives.  This year Workbook has asked for personal prints to … Read More

SB Triathlon – young athletes

The Santa Barbara Triathlon, one of the longest running triathlons in the USA, happened a few weeks ago and it was wonderful to see kids getting into it this year. Here are a few shots from the morning of swimming, cycling and running (click any to see larger).

Saturday night on the rim of the Lunar Crater

Nevada.  Middle of nowhere.  We stopped halfway between Tonopah and Ely, both little towns 60 miles away from us in opposite directions and nothing between except a missile test site, a brothel and empty road.  On the way back from the OR Show in Salt Lake, visits in Park City and days on the Bonneville … Read More