• Unseen :: Nikki Blades

    Posted on October 24 2019

    A big part of photography (aside from making the photograph) is making sure you look at your work. The more I dive into this idea the more I am going...

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  • Soaking :: Linda Zhao

    Posted on July 20 2019

    I remember during my last shoot with Linda Zhao I mentioned I wanted to utilize the bath tub at the hotel I had rented for our shoot. It would up...

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  • Dream Lensing :: Gianna Dior

    Posted on July 15 2019

    There is usually a time and place for most lenses. I think as you grow as a photographer it is all about understanding when a certain kind of lens makes...

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  • Creating with Claire

    Posted on July 05 2019

    I hope everyone out there in the U.S. had a great 4th of July. Elsewhere in the world I hope you had a great Thursday! I am currently finishing up...

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  • X-U x Danny Dev

    Posted on June 22 2019

    So what happens you have a location with an indoor pool, a Leica X-U & Danny Dev as a model? A fun photo shoot!  I love being able to experiment...

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  • Visual Translation :: Lyssa Roberts

    Posted on June 20 2019

    Over the years I learned that when making photos it's  o.k. to not be so literal in every photo. Pulling focus in a different direction, using textures to add as...

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  • Light and Lace :: Danny Dev

    Posted on June 14 2019

    Hello from the road! I am currently in Seattle after wrapping up my event with Moab Paper and Creative Live. I made it a point to bring a hard drive...

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  • Summer Things :: Asa Akira

    Posted on June 10 2019

    The summer heat is creeping up more and more. Before we know it we will all be complaining about how hot it is and saying how we can't wait for...

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  • Mixed Media :: Koleen Estrada

    Posted on April 15 2019

    Sometimes during a shoot I may have a few different cameras on me. One for black and white, one for color, one medium format and one 35mm, etc. I just...

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  • Different Approach :: Lyssa Roberts

    Posted on February 22 2019

    Once you develop a creative process it is very easily to get stuck in your ways. Especially when you feel you have achieved results that you are happy with time...

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  • Depth of Feel :: Samantha

    Posted on January 16 2019

    Keeping up with my last model post with Claire I came upon another set I had made with my pal Samantha while in N.Y. that made use of the artificial...

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  • Moments in Minnesota :: Claire Woods

    Posted on January 11 2019

    The end of the week is finally upon us. With keeping the spirit of making the most of 2019 I have been skimming through my library and seeing what is...

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  • Soft Light :: Azalia Lexi

    Posted on January 03 2019

    Being so caught up in making photos and pushing them out via social media platforms faster than you made them can weigh you down. You will often find yourself chasing...

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  • New Noir :: Asa Akira

    Posted on December 21 2018

    One of my most favorite types of film I was turned on to this past year is Ferrania P30. I became aware of it while visiting Blue Moon Camera up...

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  • 800t :: Gianna Dior

    Posted on October 26 2018

    I have been sitting on the follow set of images for a bit now. Gianna Dior's agent had contacted me a couple of months back about shooting with her. He...

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  • Lady in Red :: Monica Alvarez

    Posted on October 22 2018

    With summer just ending recently I wanted to share some fun images I got to make with Monica Alvarez on a recent trip she took to L.A. just before one...

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  • Simple Setting :: Danny Dev

    Posted on October 16 2018

    It had been a couple of years since I last got to shoot with Danny Dev. She and I had kept in touch over the years seeing where life had...

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  • Soft Light :: Rina Toeda

    Posted on August 24 2018

    Sometimes a good opportunity for a photoshoot comes when you least expect it. Like last month when I got contacted by my buddy Andrew about his model friend Rina Toeda...

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  • Settings :: Nicolette Smith

    Posted on August 15 2018

    Catching up on some photo sets I made over the past year. This is one from my shoot with Nicolette Smith while out in Miami. Being the final and third...

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  • Pretty in Pink :: Natalya

    Posted on July 05 2018

    L.A. is going to be feeling plenty hot this weekend with an expected heatwave. Thinking of the sun warming me up made me come back to this set I created...

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  • New Things :: Danielle Love

    Posted on June 06 2018

    Sometimes you gotta change things up just for the fun of it. While shooting with Danielle Love on a visit of hers to Los Angeles I decided to do just...

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  • New Work :: Natalya

    Posted on May 04 2018

    I am back again this week with some more new work. This time I wanted to showcase a photoset I made with a Natalya. A few people that we mutually...

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  • New Work :: Azalia Lexi

    Posted on April 23 2018

    The hustle and bustle of life can sometimes change up your work flow. Not to say I have been shooting any less, it is just that I find the process...

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  • Comfy with Kellz

    Posted on March 27 2018

    What is up everyone? I hope you are all doing well. I myself am playing catch up over here at the V/SUAL HQ. I have been itching to get around...

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  • N.Y.C. with Samantha

    Posted on March 07 2018

    Whenever I get a chance to go back to NYC my schedule can usually be pretty hectic. Between shooting, catching up with family/friends and just exploring the city my days...

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  • Monochromatic Moments :: Monica Alvarez

    Posted on February 09 2018

    I hope everyone is having a good Friday. Being it is the end of most people's work week I figured it was a good idea to wrap things up with...

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  • Exterior Settings :: Nicolette Smith

    Posted on October 09 2017

    Whenever I have the opportunity to work with a model (especially when I am out of town) I try to take notes of some surrounding exterior settings to use for...

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  • Monochromatic Captures :: Alana Paolucci

    Posted on October 03 2017

    After a lengthy trip abroad I am putting in some time catching up on some photo sets. Such as the one below I had made with Alana Paolucci during her...

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  • Linked Up :: Monica Alvarez

    Posted on September 08 2017

    Earlier this week I got to catch up with my friend Monica Alvarez during her stay in L.A. If you have been following my work then you know she and...

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  • Monochromatic Moments :: Emily Sears

    Posted on August 01 2017

    Today feels like a good day to share another photo set. Here are some photos from my most recent shoot with Emily Sears. She had this cool black Moschino two piece...

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  • Standard Set :: Alana Paolucci

    Posted on July 20 2017

    I would have to say The Standard hotels are definitely some of my favorite locations to shoot at in L.A. Especially the one located in downtown. To have access to...

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  • Exterior Settings :: DTLA with Linda

    Posted on June 14 2017

    Sometimes it is good to get out of an interior setting when shooting with someone. The daylight, fresh air along with creating some quick photos with whatever backdrop catches your...

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  • Feeling Blue :: Nikki Blades

    Posted on June 09 2017

    Despite what the title of this post says it is not in reference to emotion but to the blue denim jacket Nikki Blades was wearing in this photo set. Having...

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  • Seeing Red :: Emily Sears

    Posted on May 31 2017

    It is always great to get together and create with people you have a history with. The whole process of making photos with one another has already been established and...

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  • Mondrian Moments :: Mive Ramos

    Posted on May 22 2017

    Happy Monday everyone. I hope you all had a great weekend. I myself just got back from a much needed get away to Oahu. It was a really refreshing trip....

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  • Creating with Kellz

    Posted on May 05 2017

    The Mondrian Hotel on South Beach has proven to be one of my favorite hotels to not only stay at when in the 305 area but also to shoot in....

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  • Monochrome Monday :: SlamDat

    Posted on May 01 2017

    Currently in the mood of sharing some monochromatic images this Monday. A photo set of SlamDat shot in the lobby of the V/SUAL HQ seemed fitting. I loved contrast setting...

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  • Test Shot :: Anel Selgado

    Posted on April 26 2017

    It has been a minute since I have shared a new Test Shot segment. I have been missing doing these so I am going to do my best to work...

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  • Smoke Something :: Kiara Gomez

    Posted on April 20 2017

    Happy 4/20 everyone! While I am not an avid weed smoker I have grown up with the openness to smoking green as a part of a lifestyle and culture. On...

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  • Photographic Fragments :: Linda

    Posted on March 24 2017

    I have been having fun incorporating the direct use of light and shadows into my work over the past year. As I found myself shooting with Linda on her visit...

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  • Manic Monday :: Savannah K.

    Posted on March 20 2017

    Here we are back again with another Manic Monday set! This time I decided to feature a new set of imagery feat. Savannah K. We had made this at one...

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  • Manic Monday :: Mive Ramos

    Posted on March 13 2017

    A new Monday means the start of a new work week. Fortunately it also means a new Manic Monday segment. Today I am featuring a set of photos I made...

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  • Warmer Thoughts :: Softest Hard

    Posted on February 13 2017

    The winter feels are still going strong out here in L.A. (I know I know it is a lot more tame than other parts of the country). I think the...

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  • Manic Monday :: Jenny

    Posted on January 30 2017

    It has been a minute since I shared some of my work with models on here. Today seems like a good day to change that, especially with this photo set...

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