Featured on LENSCULTURE

LENSCULTURE  is an online photography magazine that celebrates contemporary photography.  Amazing  photo essays can be found on their website.  My WAITING FOR THE SUN series is featured as editors pick. Honored to be part of this collection of artists!






National Geographic Published

This photograph of my dad was chosen today by National Geographic!  
You can vote for the photo here:


WAITING FOR THE SUN Photography Book:

Ready to order is my first self published photography book: 
WAITING FOR THE SUN.  
The book is a small collection of images from twenty years of my photographic journey.  The book is $40 and all orders will be signed with a little note from me.  
 "This is the strangest life I have ever known" [SCREAM] -The Doors 


The book has 30 pages of photographs:






Top Photography Film Interview

German photojournalist Kai Behrmann approached me about an interview for his photography magazine. Enjoyed sharing my thoughts on photography.

Artist Portfolio Magazine

Painted Beauty was published in Issue 10 of Artist Portfolio Magazine.


Facade

 My new photo project of American Spaces.  More to come soon:


Pasadena Photographic Arts

Pasadena Photography Arts Has Chosen My Photograph "Rhapsody In Blue" as First Place Winner of a Photo Competition!  My picture is of Gabe, a Street Performer in Pasadena.  He plays His Trumpet Most Nights on Colorado Blvd in Pasadena. 


STREET STYLE:WORD

Inspired to street shoot today, so I hit the streets of Hollywood.  
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National Geographic Top 12

An editor at National Geographic chose this photo of mine as their daily dozen to be published in next months magazine!!  
Now its up to people to vote, so please vote for my picture!


I spent a night in a slaughter house in Mexico and it was one of the most intense adventures of my life!!  These are the faces of pigs from the slaughter house.  

One of my favorite quotes:

"The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise 

don't belong. It gives me both a point of connection 

and a point of separation." Susan Meiselas

ASMP Photography Contest and Exhibition

My image of this waiting room won 3rd place in an ASMP photography contest.  All of the winning images are being exhibited at Calmut Photography in New York City.  Here is the link:


OAXACA PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP with MARY ELLEN MARK

This summer of 2013, I spent a few weeks Couchsurfing in Oaxaca.  I participated in a PHOTO XPEDITIONS photography workshop with one my favorite photographers  Mary Ellen Mark.  Nine of my photographs from  the workshop were published in this book:





Street photography is excellent in Oaxaca because the city is lively and full of color.  Mary Ellen suggested that I explore Oaxaca and stray from normal and find the weird wherever I go.  She suggested that while shooting in Oaxaca that I lose everybody else and be bold and go for the abnormal.  I photographed some locals and the interiors of their homes, churches, luche libre wrestlers, students from a down syndrome school, a slaughter house and a horse race.  Below are some of my photographs from the workshop:

































Twenty students from all over the world participated in this workshop.  The purpose of the class was to help each student become a better photographer. The first day of class we brought our portfolios to show Mary Ellen.  She laid out our work and gave us ideas on what to shoot while in Oaxaca. Mary Ellen was very complimentary of my photographs.  She told me that she loved my style of shooting and said my work was very strong. Mary Ellen said that I have an excellent whimsical street eye.  Daily we worked on our own projects and then met with Mary Ellen to critique our work.  She picked the best images from each student everyday.  On the last day of the workshop the best prints Mary Ellen chose were hung in a mini art show at the Bravo center in Oaxaca and then published in a book.   Here are some additional candid photos from of the class and lectures.











Selected photographs from our class workshop are posted here: