Monday, September 29, 2008

Downtown Gazette and Discovery Channel....

If you're in Long Beach, pick up an issue of the Downtown Gazette (I'm still in Oregon as I write this). They did a quick story about an episode of G Word I'll be appearing on!

Read the article here

If you have TIVO and can send me a copy, let me know! It should air at around 3pm today PST.

Some more pics...

Fall Festival is over. We broke down the canopy quickly and hauled it all away without leaving a trace. A few more pics from our bike circus.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Our Corvallis bike circus...

Well, I'm alive and well in Corvallis, OR. The train ride was long but pleasant. Yesterday, we spent the day assembling Laura's booth for Fall Festival. She was on the front page of the local paper yesterday which is pretty cool.

We decided to move everything to the park via bike. It was a bit of an adventure. Taking my cargo bike, a BOB trailer and another trailer with a canoe extension. It actually worked out rather well. I carried two cement blocks (100lbs), Matt on the canoe trailer carried the 10 foot poles and Laura carried the hardware to put it all together. Here are some pics!

Monday, September 22, 2008


Hopping the train in the AM tomorrow and heading for Oregon! I have a job shooting some food up there and will document the whole thing! Stay tuned.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Dream Assignment....

Things have been a little slow. Keeping busy, but the volume isn't as much as I'd like. Is it the economy? AIG? I'm hoping the profile in Momentum and the soon to be aired G-Word episode will bring some calls. The free time that I've had has given me some time to ruminate about what would be my dream gig.

I have a few scenarios playing out in my head, I suppose. The biggest one would be to be hired by Oprah to do a portrait for O Magazine. I would pack up all my gear and ride my bike to Chicago, taking photos of environmentalists and people in the bike industry along the way. The check would be big enough to support a multi-week trip to Chicago. Anyone with Oprah leads?

Another dream assignment would be to be hired by someone in the bike industry (clothing or bike manufacturing themselves) to shoot a photo story following the daily routines of some bicycle tourists or randonnneurs, capturing not only the riding but the camp life as well. I want to shoot the cycling equivalent of the rock climbing images in Patagonia catalogs.

Just throwing it out there for the universe and internets to hear.

New webpage....

Did a quick redesign on the website and made a new slideshow highlighting some recent portraits...

Monday, September 15, 2008

Some portraits...

A few portraits the last few weeks...

One is of a tenant that was wrongly forced to leave an apartment complex. Shot it dramatic with some hard light, over-powering the ambient, some PS to cool off the colors and make it gritty...

Another is an available light portrait. A lot lighter in tone of the owner of Portfolio's Coffee at her new mini-venue by the Art Theater.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Momentum Magazine Profile!

Issue 35 of Momentum Magazine is out and they have a profile on me! Grab a copy. Or two. And mail me one :) I can't think of anywhere here in So. Cal. that has them (if you know drop me an email).

Here's the link to the online version of article.

Thanks to Richard Masoner for the interview.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Some video from my mini vacation...

Also trying out a new video host rather than YouTube that tends to uglify video.