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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

Off to Hawaii…

Off to Hawaii…

click to enlarge Bull rider at rodeo in Woodside, Ca © Jay Watson Photography Portrait of a surfer at Pacifica, Ca © Jay Watson Photography Well I wish it was me that is off to Hawaii for either a vacation or for a gig. Instead (2) prints have been sent to Kaneohe, Hawaii on Oahu Continue Reading

Being Versatile: Editorial Portraits

Being Versatile: Editorial Portraits

Kevin Pomplun, CEO of SkyGrid. San Jose, CA | Financial Week This is from an executive portrait assignment of a CEO for a New York financial magazine. With all the tech companies in Silicon Valley and financial firms in San Francisco, I get these type of editorial gigs often. Since these deadlines are normally VERY Continue Reading

Being Versatile: Wedding Photography

Being Versatile: Wedding Photography

Portrait of the bride, Sonora, CA @ Jay Watson Photography  I got a call from a young couple in New York who liked my editorial work and asked me to shoot their wedding in Sonora, CA. Wedding photography involves a combination of lifestyle, apparel, documentary, and editorial work. So it can be a good fill-in Continue Reading

Another Young Man In A Hurry (part I)

Another Young Man In A Hurry (part I)

Another anxious young photographer in a hurry. This silhouetted assistant below was taken on a recent magazine shoot in Oakland, CA.       As a photographer now with a few freelance years under my belt, I was recently reminded what it felt like during the beginning when I fist started out. While I was Continue Reading

Have A Drink On Me!

Have A Drink On Me!

A self portrait.   A self portrait and editorial product photography assignment for GM magazine. Yes, it really does work. Save Save Save Save Save Continue Reading

Toy Car Photography

Toy Car Photography

A suburban landscape was scouted and photographed for the background image. The Pacer & Gremlin toy cars are only a little cooler than the real thing. This combo was put together for an editorial product review for Garage Magazine’s recent issue.   Save Save Save Save Continue Reading

Jay Watson Photography awarded in IPA competition

Jay Watson Photography awarded in IPA competition

The IPA Awards show was held in October. This fall has been very busy, and I was not able to get the announcement out until now. A mini-press release is below. Go here for the editorial portraits awarded in the competition. Los Angeles, California. 10/15/07 The International Photography Awards (IPA) announced the winners of this Continue Reading

JW fashion spread Garage Magazine #16

JW fashion spread Garage Magazine #16

A few images were posted recently from a fashion shoot I did for Garage Magazine, but I didn’t want to show too much before the mag hit the stands. Last week the official release party for issue 16 was held at the Irish Bank in downtown SF. Here are the rest of the spreads as Continue Reading

Fashion Photography for Ellera featured on Lexar

Fashion Photography for Ellera featured on Lexar

Fashion shoot for Ellera clothing in San Francisco, CA. © Jay Watson Photography Lexar.com featured a fashion shoot I did on their home page. It covers a fast pace catalog look book style assignment for the San Francisco clothing company Ellera. More work goes into a clothing shoot then you might think. Read Behind A Continue Reading