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Shooting Lowriders with Carlos Valencia

Shooting Lowriders with Carlos Valencia, As a kid growing up in Austria during the 70’s almost all American cop shows seemed fascinating to me. I particularly remember begging my mother to stay up to watch reruns of “The Streets of San Francisco”. I was visually struck by the huge buildings, huge palm trees, and all […]

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Assignment Four, Project52 – Photorgraphing an Entrepreneur

Assignment 4 – Photographing an Entrepreneur: Lighting Essentials Project 52’s fourth assignment was to shoot a local Entrepreneur for a vertical full page lead or cover 8×11.5, leaving enough room for a Title. The Forbes Magazine type of thing… Environmental Portraits.. Shooting to the provided layout of the Title was optional, but I made a […]

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Portrait of a Stranger

Project 52, Assignment #2 Photograph a Stranger Assignment two at project52.org was to photograph a  stranger. I must say this particular assignment was an eyeopener. I am sure that any photographer, professional or amateur, has suffered from some form of “photography-block” – including me. No inspiration, no motivation and the list goes on and on […]

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No Trespassing

A friend posing in an abandoned structure at the shore of the Salton Sea. This impromptu capture was taken in Bombay Beach, California during Harvest Moon. Krista was kind and brave enough to go inside this creepy place and pose to transform a spontaneous idea into a photograph.