January Special

vanessaWe have a crazy idea that single moms can have a tough job raising kids by themselves. That some of them don't take the time to see themselves as pretty because they're so busy. That they can't afford nice pix of themselves or their family. So we're offering a sweet deal this month. We'll shoot you alone for $50 for a half hour or you and your family for $100 for an hour. Interested or know someone who might be (or want to pay for a session for one of them)? Let us know! We'll take care of things.


rodberryThis kid is a great musician in Haiti. He visited last year and I took a few pictures of him. He used them (after asking) to use on some promo stuff. I forgot all about it, but then BOOM! I was sent this. Yay! Thanks for using my pix to further your career. I'm honored.


The publication called Capitol Weekly asked to use a picture I took at the Holy Fire in Southern California for use in the Sep/Oct issue. Ba da bing. There it is in all its newspaper print glory. I'll take it! Thanks for asking!

Got Me a Print Shop

Finally settled on a printer - ProDPI. If you want to print anything of mine from all the images I have or the ones I shot for you, ask about sizes; I'll give you a quote. ProDPI can make wonderfully beautiful, high-quality prints of my work. Let me know!

Fired Up

Screen Shot 2017-12-15 at 7.27.15 PMMy picture of the fire made Earth Science Picture of the Day for Dec 12. I heard also it made the news but haven't been able to figure out yet which news outlet besides the Patch and CBSLA picked it up. Regardless, I'm honored. I just wish it were under better circumstances. The full story for this picture is here.

Tragic Opportunity

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This wasn't a planned shoot. We had two fire in the area today. One in my town of Murrieta, and one in a city farther south in Fallbrook. Shot the first one from a high hill from a distance. Shot the second just yards away from the flames with 50 mph winds. Was a completely fascinating experience and got some nice shots. And got my picture on the CBS LA instagram. What a day.


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Union Gospel Missions of Salem, Oregon, used my photo for their booklet, which was really nice. They're a great place in Salem helping those who are struggling with all kinds of issues. I've seen them in action and they are all about the people and showing them Jesus. Can't really fault that in any way. Glad I could help!

Angela @ 6

Screen Shot 2017-10-19 at 4.47.09 PMAngela and I got a 6th place showing in Pixoto's Female Form contest. Proud of her! Yahoo!

Eclipse Pano

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Finally done with the pano of the eclipse. Took a while but was worth it. Want a nice print to hang on your wall or store, write me. Thanks!

The Eclipse

7P7A9112I had the great fortune of being able to go to the 2017 eclipse. I was in Salem, OR, for it. Double blessing in that it is also where my daughter lives. So got to spend time with here AND see a surreal celestial event. Was over-the-top phenomenal. And managed to get the setting right for the images. Whew. What a time…

We Do Cards!

IMG_0563.JPGMy son and I do business cards (and signs) if you're looking for that. I do the photography, he does the graphics. Interested? Write us from the Contact page.

Morro Bay

Just got back from a quick three-day trip to Morro Bay and back. Took many pictures which is really no surprise. And put them all in a folder on my Flickr site. See them here.

Pixoto Award

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Really proud of this one. Of over 700 entries Angela and I got a Top 5% in Pixoto's Amazing Female Head Shot contest. Kinda cool, I don't mind saying. Thanks, Angela!

August Deal

Active members of the armed forces and their families OR single parents and their kids can get me for an hour at half price this month. See the Investment page for more info.

Elsinore Fire

Got a chance to shoot the fire at Lake Elsinore. Saw the smoke, grabbed the camera bag and off I went. Walked up to the fire unimpeded and shot away. Got the planes and fire fighters and trucks. Was almost surreal. The local Patch picked up my photos and published them here.

Pixoto Award

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Pixoto Award

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Pixoto Award

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Pixoto Award

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