Portrait of an Artist: John Beaver
Portrait of an Artist: Lonna Lopez
Being a Bay Area foodie and husband of a professional chef, I jumped at the chance at a photo session with John Beaver, the owner of Oaktown Spice Shop at his retail store location at the Grand Lake in Oakland, CA.
Portrait of an Artist: Andrew Meltzer
Oakland based botanical artist Lonna Lopez recently invited us into her home to photograph her work process in order to provide insight into how she creates her unique one-of-a-kind butterfly/insect art pieces. Lonna is the co-owner and operator of the eclectic and non-traditional floral shop Crimson Horticultural Rarities, in Oakland's tucked away and hip Temescal Alley.
Hypocrisy of Righteousness: How We Did It
Having met Andrew Meltzer on a collaboration for his youtube channel, we got to talking and I quickly learned that his bartending skill was more than just a way for him to make a living and serve drinks, and instead he approaches bartending the same way that a Michelin Star chef or a master Sommelier would.
Playing Creative Director with Van Brauge Watches
From concept to reality. Today, we share how we came up with the idea and what we did to pull it all together. With in-depth explinations, behind-the-scenes videos and photoshop retouching tutorial.
Buried Treasure: Conceptual Jewelry Shoot
While taking good photos is important, the entire process leading up to a shoot is just as imperative, if not more so. When designer and watchmaker Max Van Brauge needed marketing photography for his new watch brand, we acted as his creative director, art director, and producer for the photo shoot.
Scenes from Smoking Hot Gypsy Tea Party part 1
As a commercial photographer, there’s nothing I love more than shooting personal projects.
Smoking Hot Gypsy Tea Party part 2
Here’s a scene from my Smoking Hot Gypsy Tea Party photoshoot. Stay tuned for more breakdowns of this incredible collaboration
Unleashing Potential: My Journey into Commercial Photography
Behind the scenes video and explanation of how I accomplished this creative photoshoot
Painterly Still-Life: Behind the Scenes with La Vie Rustic
This is the story of how I got here. I’ve always wanted to create. My mind simply cannot rest
Feature: ASBMB Today
Want to see how I made this painterly still-life, check out this behind-the-scenes video.
GOOD, BETTER, PERFECT: How do you capture a beautiful still-life product shot?
Klari Reis’ amazing paintings and a photograph I took of her are featured in the latest issue of ASBMB!
Tinsel: Great Vision, Great Product
What is a salt shot without some salt on the table? Check out my latest blog post featuring La Vie Rustic in GOOD, BETTER, PERFECT
Feature: Style Me Pretty
I just wrapped up a shoot for a great new technology accessories company named Tinsel.
Laurie Furber, owner of Elsie Green House and Home and former SVP at Pottery Barn opened her home to Style
Mingle Magazine: Celebrating Summer Solstice
Childhood is a mixed bag of emotional and social development–and being a father, I readily admit that the development is
Portrait of an Artist: Klari Reis
Mingle Magazine’s summer 2015 issue features home and design photos I shot for one of their cover stories (editorial photography by Thomas
Szanto Watches Ad Shoot on FoundFolios’ Blog
It was great reconnecting with Klari Reis a few weeks ago. We met through a mutual friend and immediately
Whoohoo!!! My recent Ad shoot with Szanto Watches is featured on FoundFolio’s Blog!!! Check it out!
Laurie Furber in Country Living Magazine
Cleaning out the garage the other day, I found a bunch of old life drawings that I hadn’t documented before.
A few months ago I had the great privilege of photographing a portrait of one of my heroines, Laurie Furber.