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Oprah & The Jason Jessee Reissue.

Oprah & The Jason Jessee Reissue.

The Jason Jessee reissue fingerboard. “I Don’t Like Oprah” A product review photo of the Jason Jessee fingerboard skateboard by Santa Cruz for Garage Magazine. Don’t like Oprah. Love coffee. Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Save Continue Reading

DIY Filmmaking • Greatest Surf Film • Tip For Artists

DIY Filmmaking • Greatest Surf Film • Tip For Artists

Introducing…Mister Agent Terror Gnar Safari Chili Faction Is A Gigantic Seafoam Prune Chief We (Pineapple Luv and myself) just finished up our surf art boot camp. We went to as many surf art related films, workshops, openings as possible over a one month period. Maybe Pineapple will post a detailed list with links to all Continue Reading

JW makes the cut at the 2008 IPA Awards

JW makes the cut at the 2008 IPA Awards

This week I found out from photographer friend Michael Singman-Aste that I scooped up two honorable mentions for the 2008 International Photography Awards. Thanks for the news Michael and congratulations to you as well! The image below is part of a new ongoing series called “Covered,” that won in the Fine Art category. The IPA Continue Reading

Frank Kozik Likes To Smoke.

Frank Kozik Likes To Smoke.

Kozik. Camo El Panda. © Jay Watson Photograph Artist Frank Kozik‘s studio is across the hall from my office in San Francisco. It is a dream space for building anything from a car to a toy sculpt. FK has owned Man’s Ruin record label, worked for top ad agencies, published books, designed skateboard graphics, and Continue Reading

Bull Out Of The Pen

Bull Out Of The Pen

Bull On The Loose. Woodside, CA Bull On The Loose. Woodside, CA © Jay Watson Photography This image was photographed at Woodside, CA rodeo which is part of the California Junior Rodeo series. I have no idea what happened to the driver of this vehicle, but I hope he enjoyed the ride! I almost wrote Continue Reading

Custom Van With A Message

Custom Van With A Message

Wheels by Yusef Odeh Bail Bonds. “If We Can’t Bail You Out. No One Can.” A custom bail bonds van photographed among the California desert landscape.  © Jay Watson Photography Continue Reading

New Experiences • Mash Up

New Experiences • Mash Up

Gremlin By Day, Photographer By Night. © Jay Watson Photography This photo is a self portrait light painting taken with the help of photographer Joe Reifer. We were photographing at a remote landscape in the California desert. Man, do we know time! We know that it is with us everywhere we go. So why not Continue Reading

Group Show: Art of Garage Magazine • 111 Minna Gallery SF

Group Show: Art of Garage Magazine • 111 Minna Gallery SF

I will have three framed photography pieces at 111 Minna Gallery this month in San Francisco for The Art Of Garage Magazine art show. This should be a huge event filled with the work from a very eclectic group of artists. Gringo will be selling limited addition silk screened posters of the design below. Conder Continue Reading

Another Young Man In A Hurry (part II)

Another Young Man In A Hurry (part II)

Another young man in a hurry. Portrait of Justin Nambiar while on a magazine shoot in Oakland, CA. The identity of AYMIAH is my former assistant Justin Nambiar who is now on his own. See Part 1: Being a photographer’s assistant in Baltimore. Experience VS Emerging When the rent is due and it is time Continue Reading