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Shooting A Formula 3 Racing Series

Shooting A Formula 3 Racing Series

On any given weekend this past summer you would have found me and my assistant Nils Carlson at Sonoma Raceway covering the relaunched Jim Russell F3 Racing Series for Simraceway. It’s a gentleman’s series made up of amateur drivers testing their skills against the track and each other. Many of the same faces returned to Continue Reading

Lifestyle Photo Series For G-Project Gear

Lifestyle Photo Series For G-Project Gear

G-Project Gear recently released a new skateboarding photo series I shot for them this past spring. The announcement included product giveaways on social media to help promote the surfing and skateboarding photo essays I shot for G-Project. For subjects I chose some inspiring friends, and made use of a few incredible locations in Northern California Continue Reading

Tearsheet: Canadian Cycling Magazine

Tearsheet: Canadian Cycling Magazine

Tearsheet: Canadian Cycling Magazine. “Ride In The Redwoods” The May issue of Canadian Cycling Magazine features the work of a long time cyclist and Bay Area photographer (me). Included is a series feature on cycling in Palo Alto, CA. In addition, the issue includes outtakes for a piece on nutrition. No word on whether I 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

Outtakes: Grant Twiggy Baker Surfing Mavericks

Outtakes: Grant Twiggy Baker Surfing Mavericks

The 2014 winner of the Titans of Mavericks Surfing Contest was Grant Twiggy Baker of South Africa. This year’s conditions were significantly better than the 2013 contest with a few heats seeing waves close to 40ft. Baker was aggressive and made the most of the opportunity. I didn’t shoot the contest this year, so here Continue Reading

Tearsheet: Product Photography for SoundFreaq

Tearsheet: Product Photography for SoundFreaq

The Dec/Jan issue of Dwell Magazine includes an advertising piece I shot at the Dwell Magazine home in Venice, CA for the Bluetooth wireless speaker company SoundFreaq. Their speakers are more than just cubed boxes with air holes, and they sound just as good as they look. I went to Venice a second time for 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

Lifestyle + Product Video Shoot for Eton

Lifestyle + Product Video Shoot for Eton

Here is video I directed for Eton Corp to promote the Eton Rugged rukus, a wireless Bluetooth solar powered speaker. Check out the YouTube version at 1080 HD for best quality. director: Jay Watson photography: Jay Watson producer: Judi Oyama of Maximum Impact Design editor: Denise Gallant + Kevin Monahan of Video4Creative video cameraman: Nils Continue Reading

Surfing Waddell Creek, CA

Surfing Waddell Creek, CA

Justin. Surfing at Waddell Creek | G Project Gear My friend Justin makes his way down the cliff to the surf at Waddell Creek, CA just north of Santa Cruz. This was shot for G-Project Gear as part of an on-going photography assignment that includes my California lifestyle work. G-Project Gear makes a variety of 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

Cycling Running & Fitness For Magellan GPS

Cycling Running & Fitness For Magellan GPS

Athletes in these photos include Eric Clarkson, Tommy Zaferes, Josh Bjornstad, & Elle Washburn. Photographed for a Magellan GPS product launch at trail running and cycling locations near Santa Cruz, CA. Tearsheets are included from advertising spots in Triathlete Magazine. Production and art direction by Judi Oyama of Maximum Impact Design. click to enlarge tearsheet Continue Reading