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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

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

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

Editorial Portrait: Dr. Jay Lalezari

Editorial Portrait: Dr. Jay Lalezari

In print this month for the French magazine Science et vie is my editorial portrait of Dr. Jay Lalezari (Dr. Jacob P. Lalezari) of Quest Clinical Research in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Lalezari is working on a very promising HIV treatment that involves genetically engineered human cells that are resistant to the invasion of the Continue Reading

Board Rescue: Legends, Skaters, Artists, and Groms

Board Rescue: Legends, Skaters, Artists, and Groms

    Board Rescue is a non-profit corporation. They partner with companies within the skateboard industry to supply decks, trucks, wheels and safety equipment to organizations that work with children while targeting low-income and at risk youth. A fund raiser art show to benefit Board Rescue was held at The Santa Cruz Boardroom Skate Shop Continue Reading

Skater Roger Mihalko

Skater Roger Mihalko

Northern California skater Roger Mihalko has one of the most unique styles of anyone I’ve ever seen. He truly brings creativity and soul to the sport and rides as if he is making a piece of art in the process. Here is a video of Roger getting nice with ripper Bob Lake, and a barefoot Continue Reading

Executive Portrait: Gary Elliott of HP

Executive Portrait: Gary Elliott of HP

The toughest commercial assignments are when I’ve had to shoot a corporate portrait of an executive in a bland office environment. How do you make an interesting portrait of someone in front of a computer, on the phone, or sitting at their desk? Uhhh… It’s hard. Actually most of the business magazines I have worked Continue Reading

Cold Water Souls (4 of 4): Zach Wormhoudt

Cold Water Souls (4 of 4): Zach Wormhoudt

A portrait series of surfers from Santa Cruz, CA photographed for the book titled Cold Water Souls by author Chris Nelson. Outtakes, selections, and archives on Northern California surfing below. click to enlarge      Zach Wormhoudt represents Santa Cruz well. His father Ken Wormhoudt, built the legendary Derby skatepark in 1976 that has been Continue Reading

Cold Water Souls (3 of 4): Richard Schmidt

Cold Water Souls (3 of 4): Richard Schmidt

A portrait series of surfers from Santa Cruz, CA photographed for the book titled Cold Water Souls by author Chris Nelson. Outtakes, selections, and archives on Northern California surfing below. click to enlarge California surfer Richard Schmidt Richard Schmidt has been a dedicated big wave surfer, competitor, professional, and surf instructor for decades. Though most Continue Reading