ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO… Over 2500 photographs over the span of 4 days- still wanting more.
1.Leave your house/ hotel no later than 4:00 a,m,. Do the park and Ride $25 pays for parking, and entrance. Plus you get to ride a SCHOOL BUS. Get coffee, Brekkie Burrito and wait for Dawn Patrol.
TEMECULA, CA…. Intimate backyard bash on 35mm film with a custom Just Married Pizza Pie in (lieu of cake), and catered by the mother of the bride. Ceremony topped out at under five minutes, with the brother of the groom officiating. The groom hanging out with his bride getting ready, no stress, fun moments, and of course tequila shots, and an adorable pup named Noodle.
They ended up in the pool ( thanks tequila shots!)
BOMBAY BEACH, CA… It’s like wildflowers in the desert- new art springs up and your eyes have fun ( your nose is not as happy with the scent).
Exploring the desert art scape with the Leica c3 and rolls of film, and a tripod.
Light leaks and all.
ORANGE COUNTY, CA… IN the photography studio with Malia shooting three looks for her modeling portfolio, classic white backdrop- historic exposed brick and the famous Orange Alley ( steps from the studio!) Makeup by Kat Chandelle View other modeling shoots here.
Message on Instagram, (from Ethan’s Mom). Ethan says he’s going make something- sprints up to his room, and appears with this, a homemade camera, and asks his mom to send me a picture of it. Like the Grinch my heart♥ grew three sizes. I have to see this in person, so Ethan agrees to an interview here in the studio. ( the bow tie was his idea). I bring out my Not homemade Polaroid, and with imagination ( plus the […]
The “rolls royce” of darkroom printing. Wedding Portrait Shot on Ilford 8×10 black and white film. We shot in the photostudio with the 8×10 camera. Then off to the darkroom to print on both watercolor and vellum with gold leaf. The gold leaf has a bit of a learning curve, and I am partial to the traditional printing on papaer.
BRIGHTON, MICHIGAN… On location with 35mm film for this wedding *Dance-Party-Barbie-Bride-Ensemble* . Married in an elopement in Joshua Tree, then threw a huge pizza party for family and friends. 1980’s limo drove the guests- it was great!