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    Yatu cactus, Arikok National Park, Aruba

    Yatu cactus, Arikok National Park, Aruba

    Yatu cactus, Arikok National Park, Aruba #aruba #visitaruba #jit4aruba #arubaonehappyisland #discoveraruba #Caribbean #onehappyisland #arikok #arikoknationalpark #yatu #yatucactus #hikearuba #sunrisehike #whyamiawake #firstlight

    Watapana, Arikok National Park, Aruba

    Watapana, Arikok National Park, Aruba

    High up for sunrise in Arikok National Park, Aruba. This life-sized bonsai bush is the native Watapana. Thanks to the strong and always present trade winds, the watapana trees on the island all grow pointing the same direction. For this same reason, the hotels on the island are built along the leeward coast where the […]

    Sailing, West Coast, Aruba

    Sailing, West Coast, Aruba

    West Coast, Aruba. #aruba #visitaruba #jit4aruba #arubaonehappyisland #discoveraruba #Caribbean #onehappyisland #arashibeach #bocacatalina

    Carnaval, Aruba

    Carnaval, Aruba

    #aruba #arubacarnaval #arubacarnival #jit4aruba #carnaval

    Carnaval, Aruba

    Carnaval, Aruba

    #aruba #arubacarnaval #arubacarnival #jit4aruba #carnaval

    Carnaval, Aruba

    Carnaval, Aruba

    #aruba #arubacarnaval #arubacarnival #jit4aruba #carnaval

    Creek Fire
    Creek Fire

    Helicopters take flying low and dropping water from a reservoir onto the #creekfire. Reports indicate 0% containment and at least a few more days of heavy Santa Ana gusts. #firecreek #lafire #losangelesfire #wildfire

    Embers burn as flames come against neighborhoods in North Los Angeles #creekfire #lafire #firephotography #wildfire

    Embers at the Creek Fire
    Embers at the Creek Fire

    Embers burn as flames come against neighborhoods in North Los Angeles #creekfire #lafire #firephotography #wildfire

    I had the honor of photographing the food as well. As the opening ceremony for the US flagship branch of Yang Braised Chicken. Since it’s beginning in 2011, Yang’s has grown to over 6,000 stores and has opened its first restaurant in Australia earlier this year. They make only this dish and serve it until […]

    I had the honor of photographing the food as well. As the opening ceremony for the US flagship branch of Yang Braised Chicken. Since it’s beginning in 2011, Yang’s has grown to over 6,000 stores and has opened its first restaurant in Australia earlier this year. They make only this dish and serve it until […]

    Magic Rope and Tumbleweed
    Magic Rope and Tumbleweed

    Magic rope and tumbleweed (When you go through your edit and you find the photo you should have made as your select but instead went with a different one, you photographers know the struggle. I made this photograph at Folsom Street Fair in SF. I’ve been going through my gay street photos over the years. […]

    Mona Mondaze
    Mona Mondaze

    Mona Mondaze. I had a wonderful and inspiring weekend at #geekfestla. My big take away was the reminder to embrace transition instead of being fearfully paralyzed by it. Looking forward to what this next year will bring for me personally and professionally. Thank you to all my friends and new people I met, and of […]

    Howl’oween Dog Parade, Long Beach, CA
    Howl'oween Dog Parade, Long Beach, CA

    #howloween #dogsoflongbeach #longbeachdogs #lbc #longbeach #theshining #dogcostume #redrum

    Catalina Island Buccaneer Days, Rest Stop
    Catalina Island Buccaneer Days, Rest Stop

    Went from wasteland weekend to Catalina Island’s Buccaneer Weekend. No camera, just some time to swim and hang out on other people’s boats. Back home now and will be posting more wasteland images. I’ll be selling a limited number of Wasteland pocket books, you’ll see more about that later. I hope you’ll consider buying one. […]

    Back Home, Obligatory Mona Post
    Back Home, Obligatory Mona Post

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