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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

Shovelhead + Knucklehead Choppers

Shovelhead + Knucklehead Choppers

Commissioned motorcycle photography for the personal collection of Metallica’s James Hetfield and for promotion of the Orion Music Festival. The yearly 2-day festival includes live performances from over 35 bands, an art show, skateboarding vert ramp demo, plus a custom car and motorcycle show. click to enlarge This stretched out shovelhead chopper has a killer Continue Reading

Cycling In Palo Alto

Cycling In Palo Alto

 Cycling up Old La Honda, a classic climb in Palo Alto, CA. My first bike was a yard sale gem. It had 20″ wheels and the forks were raked out like a motorcycle chopper. I was crushed when the cranks broke. It was a repair that cost as much as a new bike. The only 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

Surfing Photography Feature by Nikon

Surfing Photography Feature by Nikon

This makes me smile. Nikon interviewed me for their Nikon Learn and Explore page and featured 12 of my photos for an article on surfing photography. A few sample images are below with some additional tips not mentioned in Nikon’s post.   One wave up. Two surfers sliding down. Mavericks, Half Moon Bay, CA. Nikon 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

Tearsheet: Palatov D4 Race Car in EVO Magazine

Tearsheet: Palatov D4 Race Car in EVO Magazine

Here is the Palatov D4 race car designed by Dennis Palatov being track tested at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Ca. One goal for this outing was to compare the results against a race simulator by Simraceway. These are some of the images which ran in the British car magazine EVO, and in Sympatico Autos (Canada). Continue Reading

Jay + Jamie Watson • Gleeson Galley, San Francisco

Jay + Jamie Watson • Gleeson Galley, San Francisco

You are invited to a California themed art show by Jay and Jamie Watson at the Gleeson Gallery in San Francisco. The show is a mash up of our favorite things about this place. Opening reception: Saturday, September 8, 2012 4:00pm until 6:00pm Closing: Saturday, November 17, 2012 12:00pm until 2:00pm Directions: Gleeson Gallery – Continue Reading