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Archive for August, 2011
Om Noms…
Om Noms...

I’ve moved out and started my road trip back to Rochester, just after I finish shooting a wedding tomorrow. I feel the itch to post something because it has been a while so here is a photo of some dontus I took for DineLA.com The one on the right is a bacon topped glazed donut. […]

Manny Aguirre – The Cocktail Ambassador of Hollywood
Manny Aguirre - The Cocktail Ambassador of Hollywood

At one of Hollywood’s oldest and most note-able cocktail bars, Manny Aguirre, serves drinks to the stars and common folk alike. Manny came to the US as a 19 year old boy, and since then has made a name for himself as one of Hollywood’s most famous cocktail mixers. Manny can be found on Hollywood […]

X Games: Day 4 Skate Virt Final, Motocross Practice, and Rally Car Races
X Games: Day 4 Skate Virt Final, Motocross Practice, and Rally Car Races

Day 4 of the X Games was incredibly eventful. It started with the Skate Virt (Halfpipe) final, then stumbled upon the motocross practice, then meandered to the rally car race warm ups. I’m posting a gallery, I may or may not get to captions. I’m exhausted from packing and working on this photo essay on […]

Perseid Meteor Shower, TONIGHT!
Perseid Meteor Shower, TONIGHT!

V and I headed up to Wrightwood for the weekend with some family friends to catch a glimpse of the meteor shower. If you have time to get away from the city lights you should get out and take a look. Last night we saw about 20-25 shooting stars in about an hours time. Despite […]

X Games: Day 5 Super Rally and Endurocross
X Games: Day 5 Super Rally and Endurocross

X Games Day 5 was a really fun day, the first event I went to was the Rally Car race through the streets of downtown LA. Congratulations to Brian Deegan for winning the gold medal. Rally Car races were definitely a highlight for me at the X Games this year. I felt like at this […]

Navy Week: Aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln
Navy Week: Aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln

On Thursday I was given a really exciting assignment. To board and tour the USS Abraham Lincoln in Port of Los Angeles for Navy Week. I wasn’t sure what to do but I met a Commander at a gunner ship and he introduced me to Tyler Mustin, a 22 year-old Airman from Nashville, TN. Tyler […]

X Games: Day 5 Preview
X Games: Day 5 Preview

As you can imagine, five days of shooting, 4 X Games and an aircraft carrier. I’m completely exhausted. From morning to morning capturing, running around, carrying photo gear, and then up all night editing. So, I’m going to sleep, but I wanted to post something from today. Here’s a teaser photo from today’s events. I’ll […]