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  • Soaking :: Linda Zhao

    Posted on July 20 2019

    I remember during my last shoot with Linda Zhao I mentioned I wanted to utilize the bath tub at the hotel I had rented for our shoot. It would up...

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  • Creating with Claire

    Posted on July 05 2019

    I hope everyone out there in the U.S. had a great 4th of July. Elsewhere in the world I hope you had a great Thursday! I am currently finishing up...

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  • X-U x Danny Dev

    Posted on June 22 2019

    So what happens you have a location with an indoor pool, a Leica X-U & Danny Dev as a model? A fun photo shoot!  I love being able to experiment...

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  • Light and Lace :: Danny Dev

    Posted on June 14 2019

    Hello from the road! I am currently in Seattle after wrapping up my event with Moab Paper and Creative Live. I made it a point to bring a hard drive...

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  • Room with a View :: Claire Woods

    Posted on June 05 2019

    Whew.... is all I can say. I know it has been a minute since I got a chance to post here. Still learning the balancing act of life, work and...

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  • Mixed Media :: Koleen Estrada

    Posted on April 15 2019

    Sometimes during a shoot I may have a few different cameras on me. One for black and white, one for color, one medium format and one 35mm, etc. I just...

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  • In between Moments :: Linda Zhao

    Posted on March 25 2019

    One of the most important rules in photography I believe is never put your camera down. And this is not for any particular subject matter. If you are paying attention...

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  • Pretty in Pink :: Gianna Dior

    Posted on March 06 2019

    As the weather continues to gift California with an abnormally amount of rain this season it is making me stay indoors and be more proactive about sharing some more photo...

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  • Different Approach :: Lyssa Roberts

    Posted on February 22 2019

    Once you develop a creative process it is very easily to get stuck in your ways. Especially when you feel you have achieved results that you are happy with time...

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  • Depth of Feel :: Samantha

    Posted on January 16 2019

    Keeping up with my last model post with Claire I came upon another set I had made with my pal Samantha while in N.Y. that made use of the artificial...

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  • Moments in Minnesota :: Claire Woods

    Posted on January 11 2019

    The end of the week is finally upon us. With keeping the spirit of making the most of 2019 I have been skimming through my library and seeing what is...

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  • Soft Light :: Azalia Lexi

    Posted on January 03 2019

    Being so caught up in making photos and pushing them out via social media platforms faster than you made them can weigh you down. You will often find yourself chasing...

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  • New Noir :: Asa Akira

    Posted on December 21 2018

    One of my most favorite types of film I was turned on to this past year is Ferrania P30. I became aware of it while visiting Blue Moon Camera up...

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  • 800t :: Gianna Dior

    Posted on October 26 2018

    I have been sitting on the follow set of images for a bit now. Gianna Dior's agent had contacted me a couple of months back about shooting with her. He...

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  • Lady in Red :: Monica Alvarez

    Posted on October 22 2018

    With summer just ending recently I wanted to share some fun images I got to make with Monica Alvarez on a recent trip she took to L.A. just before one...

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  • Simple Setting :: Danny Dev

    Posted on October 16 2018

    It had been a couple of years since I last got to shoot with Danny Dev. She and I had kept in touch over the years seeing where life had...

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  • Experimenting :: Linda Zhao

    Posted on October 02 2018

    Sometimes you may get in a routine of creating in a way you are comfortable with. Wether it be by force of habit or the enjoyment of constant praise from...

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  • Unseen :: Jenny

    Posted on September 18 2018

    Continuing to discover some works that I have made with some talented people that for one reason or another I never got around to sharing. Such as the set featured...

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  • Settings :: Nicolette Smith

    Posted on August 15 2018

    Catching up on some photo sets I made over the past year. This is one from my shoot with Nicolette Smith while out in Miami. Being the final and third...

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  • Guessing with Linda Zhao

    Posted on July 30 2018

    I love the constant exploration of photography. To me it is art form that can grow with the individual. Which is why you see me delving into different types of...

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  • Pretty in Pink :: Natalya

    Posted on July 05 2018

    L.A. is going to be feeling plenty hot this weekend with an expected heatwave. Thinking of the sun warming me up made me come back to this set I created...

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  • New Work :: Natalya

    Posted on May 04 2018

    I am back again this week with some more new work. This time I wanted to showcase a photoset I made with a Natalya. A few people that we mutually...

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  • New Work :: Azalia Lexi

    Posted on April 23 2018

    The hustle and bustle of life can sometimes change up your work flow. Not to say I have been shooting any less, it is just that I find the process...

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  • N.Y.C. with Samantha

    Posted on March 07 2018

    Whenever I get a chance to go back to NYC my schedule can usually be pretty hectic. Between shooting, catching up with family/friends and just exploring the city my days...

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  • Monochromatic Moments :: Monica Alvarez

    Posted on February 09 2018

    I hope everyone is having a good Friday. Being it is the end of most people's work week I figured it was a good idea to wrap things up with...

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  • In Color :: Emily Sears

    Posted on December 29 2017

    Sometimes when making photos with a model I can either be drawn to a monochromatic feel or color. All depends on the elements involved. A few months back when I...

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  • One Piece :: Monica Alvarez

    Posted on October 30 2017

    I have been taking the time to look through some shoots for some upcoming posts. While it is good to take your time and let photos marinate before processing there...

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  • In Color :: Charlotte Mckee

    Posted on October 18 2017

    These days while my focus continues to remain pretty heavy on making photos in black and white there are times where working in color calls to me. Such a time...

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  • Exterior Settings :: Nicolette Smith

    Posted on October 09 2017

    Whenever I have the opportunity to work with a model (especially when I am out of town) I try to take notes of some surrounding exterior settings to use for...

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  • Monochromatic Captures :: Alana Paolucci

    Posted on October 03 2017

    After a lengthy trip abroad I am putting in some time catching up on some photo sets. Such as the one below I had made with Alana Paolucci during her...

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  • Linked Up :: Monica Alvarez

    Posted on September 08 2017

    Earlier this week I got to catch up with my friend Monica Alvarez during her stay in L.A. If you have been following my work then you know she and...

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  • Portraitures :: Charlotte McKee

    Posted on August 30 2017

    Learning to make variety of photos with different feelings in a limiting setting can sometimes be a bit challenging. But a challenge I enjoy taking on. While out in N.Y....

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  • Interior Settings :: Nicolette Smith

    Posted on August 22 2017

    When friends connect you with other creatives it makes the actual act of making photos with someone a little bit easier. While out in Miami for an event at the WPH...

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  • Monday Moves :: In Miami with Mive Ramos

    Posted on August 14 2017

    Miami is such a fun city. Over the past 8 years of my going out there it has definitely resonated with the feeling of a second home. One thing I...

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  • Monochromatic Moments :: Emily Sears

    Posted on August 01 2017

    Today feels like a good day to share another photo set. Here are some photos from my most recent shoot with Emily Sears. She had this cool black Moschino two piece...

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  • Night Light :: Melissa Arreola

    Posted on July 28 2017

    I am big believer in making due with what you have. This phrase can be applied to a lot of different settings but in the case of this blog post...

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  • Standard Set :: Alana Paolucci

    Posted on July 20 2017

    I would have to say The Standard hotels are definitely some of my favorite locations to shoot at in L.A. Especially the one located in downtown. To have access to...

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  • Black & White Session :: Emily Sears

    Posted on July 11 2017

    This summer heat out here in L.A. (especially the valley) is in full effect. Which means I have been dedicating some time to processing and posting some photo shoots. Today...

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  • Looking Through :: Linda Zhao

    Posted on June 26 2017

    With L.A. experiencing a heat wave and making the valley hit triple digit temperatures, this means I am up in my studio enjoying the a/c and putting in work on...

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  • Exterior Settings :: DTLA with Linda

    Posted on June 14 2017

    Sometimes it is good to get out of an interior setting when shooting with someone. The daylight, fresh air along with creating some quick photos with whatever backdrop catches your...

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  • Feeling Blue :: Nikki Blades

    Posted on June 09 2017

    Despite what the title of this post says it is not in reference to emotion but to the blue denim jacket Nikki Blades was wearing in this photo set. Having...

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  • Seeing Red :: Emily Sears

    Posted on May 31 2017

    It is always great to get together and create with people you have a history with. The whole process of making photos with one another has already been established and...

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  • Mondrian Moments :: Mive Ramos

    Posted on May 22 2017

    Happy Monday everyone. I hope you all had a great weekend. I myself just got back from a much needed get away to Oahu. It was a really refreshing trip....

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  • Portrait Session :: Savannah K.

    Posted on May 09 2017

    Whenever I am on a location, especially one I had worked on before I always find myself looking around for backdrops I have never utilized before. While doing a shoot...

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  • Creating with Kellz

    Posted on May 05 2017

    The Mondrian Hotel on South Beach has proven to be one of my favorite hotels to not only stay at when in the 305 area but also to shoot in....

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  • Monochrome Monday :: SlamDat

    Posted on May 01 2017

    Currently in the mood of sharing some monochromatic images this Monday. A photo set of SlamDat shot in the lobby of the V/SUAL HQ seemed fitting. I loved contrast setting...

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  • Test Shot :: Anel Selgado

    Posted on April 26 2017

    It has been a minute since I have shared a new Test Shot segment. I have been missing doing these so I am going to do my best to work...

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  • Smoke Something :: Kiara Gomez

    Posted on April 20 2017

    Happy 4/20 everyone! While I am not an avid weed smoker I have grown up with the openness to smoking green as a part of a lifestyle and culture. On...

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