a visual journal and blog

8 Years Later…

8 Years Later… The evening of January 4th, I got to catch up with an old friend I haven’t seen since our last shoot in 2009.  We shot a two day set for Suicide Girls in one of the hottest summers I can remember having here in Austin.  We managed to squeeze in two more…

Silver Halide

Silver Halide I have always loved black and white film.  The tones, the grain.  But, I shoot primarily digital format and feel like I have always struggled to create a rich film like look to my black and white conversions.  Maybe I need to load those 4 rolls of Ilford film in to my Bronica…

On A Sunday

On A Sunday   I know…. I shoot in my home/studio often.  But I keep trying to push myself to use this space differently.  To take advantage of some of the most amazing light I have ever seen.

TBT with Bear

TBT with Bear   Thought I would do a little throw back Thursday post to keep the blog updated.  Back in 2013, I had the opportunity to work with Bear (finally…..).  We pretty much just played around in my tiny studio space at the time.  I wanted to do something that really made the color…

Best Kept Secret

Best Kept Secret June of 2013, I shot with at the time a complete stranger for my Stripped Down project.  I was blown away with her personality and posing ability.  We talked off and on for the past 3 years about another shoot.  But schedules and life got in the way and it took 3…

Lexa Grace

Lexa Grace Social media allows us to connect instantaneous with people all over the world.  Complete strangers at least half the time.  Then somehow, that person is standing before you while getting ready for their photoshoot.  You learn their story; about their life, children, job, thought processes, etc.  Lexa is a prime example of a…