Monthly Archives: September 2011

“Just Be Awesome.”

Tom and Nicole. This is a flash composite AND a panorama, using two really awesome assistants for the lighting … Tom and Nicole. No, I never did color within the lines in school, why do you ask? — Lens: 35mm f/1.4 Camera: Nikon D3s Light: Sb-900 triggered by PocketWizard FlexTT5 BACK TO TOP | CONTACT […]

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Valerie.

In 1961, a young photographer named Douglas Kirkland found himself alone in a hotel room with an undressed Marilyn Monroe and a full bottle of Dom Perignon. I’ve long thought that the definition of a passionate photographer is someone who’s jealous of Douglas not for the obvious reasons, but because they dream of the photos […]

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Loyola Marymount (California) Wedding: Kim and Esteban

As always, I am stunned whenever a couple flies me into Southern California to shoot a wedding, because I think now it’s a law that you have to be a wedding photographer to be a permanent resident of the region. It means that our style, our sense of humor, and our personalities are meshing in […]

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Coming soon: Valerie (Workshop Preview)

I’m working away on my October workshops, now less than a month away! There are just five slots left for Day 2, so make sure you follow the instructions here and, even if you can’t pay right this second, let us know that you’re a lock and when you can pay, since I want to […]

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Pleasantdale Chateau Wedding: Meredith and Joe

Grace. Elegance. Fun. And an awesome hat. There’s not really much more that you need for a gorgeous wedding, particularly at a venue like the Pleasantdale Chateau. Meredith and Joe did everything they could to make sure their guests had a great time, from our photo booth to a cigar stand, fantastic band, ice cream […]

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The portfolio is dead; long live the portfolio.

I may have broken RSS syndication and many other things on a mad whim. My old portfolio site has gotten me in contact with so many amazing clients, and the work that Koesmanto Bong put into it made it stand out from the crowd in the far-off days of 2007, when people would ask “No […]

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Feelin’ Skirvin

It’s always fun to see my work in advertisements, especially a collaboration with the fantastic Claudia Nallely. One of my photos is also going to be used in a nation-wide hotel ad campaign, but I’m not sure if I can publicly reveal that one yet. BACK TO TOP | CONTACT ME

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