PRESENTING | Craziness at the Carnival

This was actually an unplanned and nearly spontaneous shoot believe it or not.  About 2 hours before we planned on meeting to hit up the local fair I had a thought…we should try and get some fun carnival type shots, which is something I’ve been wanting to do for a while. To my delight Emily was game and Daniel, being the stud he is, was willing. : )   Despite the masses of people and multiple times I was yelled at for taking pictures on rides, blocking the lines and/or exit ramps, we still got some fun shots before the sun went down and we were escorted from the park(just kidding).

Here’s to supportive, willing, awesome, fun, gorgeous and GREAT friends! Thanks guys!

Presenting | Calling All Superheroes!

Last week one of my wildest dreams came true! I was surrounded by dozens of beautiful children adorned with capes, glitter, paint, balloon weapons, and superhero attitudes as I photographed a superhero Birthday Party! What a blast!

Presenting | ON LOCK DOWN!

Like most first timers visiting San Francisco, Alcatraz was at the top of my sites list….well truth be told, it was second…right after the Jelly Belly Factory. Okay fine, it was third…after the Jelly Belly Factory and Facebook Head Quarters but that’s beside the point.
The point is Alcatraz was awesome! The buildings were awesome, the stories were awesome, the scenery was awesome, and the photoshoot we did in an open cell with our new prisoner T’s from the gift shop, as dozens of tourists passed pointing and laughing at us, was…AWESOME!

Presenting | Beauty and the Bad Guy

Took a fun trip to NYC last week to do some head shot type photo shoots. First was Jill. Ever the natural. A natural entertainer, a natural in front of the camera, and with 2 day old hair and next to no make up…a natural BEAUTY. After a quick wardrobe change we headed to the roof to show off her hot sassy side…and her new shoes.
Then we have Chris. I have to say, I debated this post being “Beauty and the Babe” but his look just screams that the role he was born to play was that of the Bad Guy. Knowing this we tailored his shoot to show his dark side.

Presenting | Sunrise Shoot in Chi-Town

Here are some shots from a fun shoot we did in Chicago. I’ve always wanted to a sunrise shoot and on opportunity to do one with Lake Michigan was not an opportunity I was going to let pass by. Here Whitney and I are trying to get ready and beat the sunrise to the Lake.
Luckily we did! This is my favorite we got with the water.

The lighting was just killer and made for some more amazing beauty shots in cool nooks we found around the pier.

For those of you familiar with Chicago you probably recognize the Ferris Wheel from Navy Pier. We were lucky to have got some fun shots there on the fair grounds before Security’s first shift of the day started showing up.

Upon request our driver found us some cool sketchy alley ways that made for sweet shots with a GREAT urban feel.
You can see him waiting anxiously in the background there…prepping to give us the “wrap it up” signal if trouble was coming.

Presenting | Beach Babes!

It’s been the summer of the Outer Banks for me and I am NOT complaining! On the most recent trip down I had the opportunity to do an “America’s Next Top Model” Themed shoot where these gorgeous girls were able to practice their fiercest poses. Watch out Tyra!

Presenting | The Lucia Lucia Show

A friends band, Lucia Lucia, had a killer show at Galaxy Hut last weekend. The quaint hole in the wall venue offered a cozy urban atmosphere where we could get some great shots…just thought I’d share.
Check out their stuff on their Lucia Lucia Myspace Page!