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Category Archives: Portraits

Editorial: Google CEO Sundar Pichai | Telegraph (UK)

Editorial: Google CEO Sundar Pichai | Telegraph (UK)

“You’ll only have 15 minutes,” said the PR person on the phone who was in charge of keeping Google CEO Sundar Pichai on schedule during my upcoming photo shot for The Telegraph (UK). Okay. Got it. So whatda you do? You arrive 2 hours early to find parking, locate the right building at Google’s huge Continue Reading

Tiki Artist Brad Parker | Hana Hou Magazine

Tiki Artist Brad Parker | Hana Hou Magazine

Hana Hou! Magazine, the magazine of Hawaiian Airlines just published some portraits I shot of tiki artist Brad Parker in Kona, HI. The portrait of Brad above was shot at the Royal Kona Resort. Since this was an editorial travel gig, I didn’t get to bring my normal set up. My lighting kit for this Continue Reading

Portraits Of The Crew | Socksmith

Portraits Of The Crew | Socksmith

My last post featured images from the summer catalog and lookbook photo shoot in Monterey, CA for the footwear brand Socksmith. Despite the rain, a highlight of the job was getting to work with everyone on set. Anything can happen on location. Long hours, dicey weather, bad jokes, changes with the location, or other unplanned Continue Reading

Tear Sheet: Campaign for Whole Foods Market

Tear Sheet: Campaign for Whole Foods Market

Here are some tear sheets, outtakes, and behind the scenes shots from an advertising campaign to run in Northern California and Reno for Whole Foods Market. The subjects for the series were from the Whole Foods Market Local Producer Program which includes butchers, bakers, farmers, dairy producers, and chocolatiers to name a few. It was Continue Reading

Tearsheet: Reverend Horton Heat for Inked Magazine

Tearsheet: Reverend Horton Heat for Inked Magazine

Jim Heath of The Reverend Horton Heat at The Chapel in San Francisco for Inked Magazine. The March issue of Inked Magazine includes a spread I shot of the Texas rockabilly/psychobilly legend Reverend Horton Heat. These were shot in a very dark room called The Chapel, a venue for live music in San Francisco’s Mission Continue Reading

Portrait of Skateboarder Mark Partain

Portrait of Skateboarder Mark Partain

When I first photographed Mark Partain a few years ago he made a strong impression on me so I was very excited to reshoot him for this portrait below. I already had a good portrait of Mark. The lighting was similar, but it was missing a little bit of soul that I see here. To Continue Reading

Editorial Portrait For Euro Tech Mag

Editorial Portrait For Euro Tech Mag

Below are 3 different set ups from 1 shoot. They are editorial portraits I photographed of Nir Eyal at Sanford University in Palo Alto, CA for the technology magazine EPiServer Engage (Sweden). Nir Eyal writes and lectures about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. He encompasses user experience, behavioral economics, and neuroscience in his work. Nir will Continue Reading

Diptych: Editorial Corporate Portrait

Diptych: Editorial Corporate Portrait

Diptych of Andrew Spokes from Farallon Capital Management in San Francisco for a NY investment magazine. Suits and ties. I often photograph people who wear them for assignments. Sometimes it’s for corporate portraits and head shots of executives in the Bay Area. Other times it could be a sharp fellow like Andrew Spokes (above) for Continue Reading

Panorama Editorial Portrait: Artist Kevin Kearney

Panorama Editorial Portrait: Artist Kevin Kearney

click to enlarge Finished portrait. Made up of 35 individual captures. Portrait of Bay Area artist Kevin Kearney for an editorial magazine photo shoot. This image is made up of 35 individual images stitched together. Yes 35! It is a panorama portrait of Bay Area artist Kevin Kearney photographed at his home in Sebastopol, CA. Continue Reading

Tearsheet: XXL Magazine

Tearsheet: XXL Magazine

Tearsheet | Editorial portrait of hip hop artist A.B.S in XXL Magazine. The hip hop music and entertainment magazine XXL Mag got in touch for a piece on Philly born rapper Chris “A.B.S.” Schaefer in San Francisco. He was the winner of a rap battle sponsored by Corona, so XXL assigned me to photograph A.B.S Continue Reading