24K Nicole

Nicole Stark, an actor and model, decorated in 24K gold leaf. Makeup: Claire Gonella.

Amber with Wings

In this short set, Amber is depicted as an angel. The goal was to use a simple blue color to provide variation and gradients across both feathers and features.

Mariah – Pretty Dresses

Mariah looking great in four different dresses. I find great dresses at thrift stores, flea markets, clearance sales, and sometimes brand new — and now have more dresses (easily) than Sandra, my wife.

Ariel

A shoot with Ariel; the series covers a variety of moods by varying lighting, poses, props and sets.

2 of Hearts – Part 2

The second of the Two of Hearts is a little sad and very shy. She tries to play along when she has to, and keep to herself otherwise. And jealously watches…

Bodyscapes – Rebecca

The human form can take on abstract shapes, reminiscent of landscapes or architecture.

2 of Hearts – Part 1

Lively, outgoing, and perhaps a little needy, this first of the 2 of Hearts welcomes you to her enclave.

Viktoria Ballet – Part 1

A world class ballerina draws from her training to form elegant, timeless poses.

Viktoria Ballet – Part 2

Subtle sidelight captures the definition of Viktoria.

Mariah: Purple Invasion

Imagine a young woman falling into a world of purple. Will it consume her, or will she consume it?

O.C. Great Park Legacy Project

The Orange County Great Park’s land includes a former marine air base. Some of the builds are in active use, but mostly the runway and landscape have been turned over to nature. Eventually the area ...

Rebecca in Red

Everyone has a favorite color; Rebecca’s is red. Up until this shoot, I did not use colored gels much. After this shoot, I was convinced that gels are a core tool for photographer.

Maria Gerber: A Casual Shoot

Just a casual shoot with Maria, a local University student.

Natalie Watson

Los Angeles-based model Natalie Watson has kept busy on fashion runways, TV shows, print catalogs and most recently on a Super Bowl ad. With Natalie, I was able to try some very different types of ...

Los Angeles

Postcards from the City of Angels.

Irene at the Beach

Sandra and I met Irene at Laguna Beach; despite the heavy clouds, rain and inclement weather we went ahead with the shoot.

Jasmine: Anti-Fashion

Every hate your clothes? Ever want to fight back?

Mariah Feuerhelm

Portraits of Mariah Feuerhelm

Birds

Birds found in Southern California.

Jasmine Elliott: B&W Nudes

Classical poses in black-and-white from a fitness model.

Flowers

Flowers from gardens around Southern California. Many were shot in the Huntington Library.

Desert

The desert in Southern California is as alive as any forest, although that life is harder. Also there are a lot of abandoned houses and ranches.

Street Photography

Street photography in Los Angeles.