Update: Shooting in California

Last week I took a trip to California’s central coast to visit with my friends Jessie and Pat. Jessie is a makeup artist from PA that I have worked with several time in the past. Her Mom, Rycki, just moved out to Paso Robles last year and Jessie was visiting her new home for the first time. I was invited to come down, hang out and do some shooting… and anyone who knows me is well aware that I am up for a road trip just about anytime. As... Read More

Another date with Shai…

Looks like I am going to have to start shooting with other women soon or my blog is going to look like a lunatic’s journal in pursuit of a single woman… but, here goes. Shai came up last weekend to Vegas to shoot after having such a wonderful time with me in LA… what can I say? I am pretty awesome to be around. My friend Cory was also in town from NYC and Cory is a really talented makeup artist so the weekend was all set to take... Read More


Last weekend I had an opportunity to go to LA to shoot with a really great person and model. Her name is Shai. There are certain models you just have a feeling about and through my interactions with her online, I thought we had the potential to make some really great images. So, sight unseen… I decided to make the trip out to LA to spend an evening shooting with her. It turned out to be very much worth the effort. After searching for accommodations... Read More


While in California on vacation, we decided to do an Alcatraz tour. We got on a boat to the island and while I was excited to see the prison etched in my memory, I was sure it was going to be a real cheese-fest. There are certain movies that are sacred to me because of their ties to childhood memories of watching with them with my Dad. Here is a short list of just a few: – 12 Angry Men – Sands of Iwo Jima – Angels with Dirty Faces –... Read More

California Trip

Went to California for 10 days at the end of September to unwind a bit and go to my cousin’s wedding. It was good to see my family that I hadn’t seen in a long time and it was REALLY nice to get away from the office… We split our trip up into three parts: – Napa/Sonoma – saw the vineyards and did the wine tours. We then drove up the PCH and also visited Muir Woods and Stinson Beach – San Francisco – did a... Read More