She’s an Open Book

She’s an Open Book

I could not decide what to title this blog, and I thought about Matter of Fact, but I think the fact that She’s an Open Book says it best.  She’s Gabrielle on Instagram (a.gabrielle19) and for my fellow photographers, she’s Ayeonna Gabrielle on Model...
A Jewel of a Shoot

A Jewel of a Shoot

I just completed a Jewel of a shoot with Hello Jewels from Model Mayhem.  She lives in central AZ though she’s also at home in Southern California.  Jewels was easy to shoot.  Every side was her “good side”.  She has a perfect figure and she’s...
Reunion Shoot in Nature

Reunion Shoot in Nature

June 2021 was fantastic!  I had a reunion shoot in nature with my favorite model, Alexa.  I made a trip back to Spokane, and I got to shoot one morning in excellent, morning light.  We went to the Slavin Wildlife Refuge very early, before others were up and about....
Sad Interval

Sad Interval

I’ve been sorry to see so much illness and death, here and around the world.   It has been a sad interval in our history.  The pandemic is real, and anyone with basic reality testing intact will know that.  Do you really think all the hospitals and doctors world...
A New Tucson Mural

A New Tucson Mural

A new Tucson mural is on my studio.  Tucson is known for murals.  We have great muralists in town, and I got one of them to do one for me. RocK “Cyfi” Martinez is probably best known for the Goddess of Agave, a giant piece near downtown Tucson.  I wanted...
Building a Studio

Building a Studio

Building a studio is a big project.  It takes time and a good bit of help.  I had the assistance of Adrian Marquez, my building contractor.  I wanted a simple space, and I wanted it to also serve as a guest house. The guest house function made it important to have a...
A Shoot with Lauren

A Shoot with Lauren

I just completed a shoot with Lauren.  Lauren is figureartmodel on Instagram.  She travels and works as a model, and is much in demand.  I was fortunate to shoot with her recently on her trip to Tucson. I don’t yet have my studio.The studio is under construction...
Whitney Masters Shoot

Whitney Masters Shoot

The ultimate pleasure for a photographer is creating with a talented and beautiful pro.  I just did a Whitney Masters shoot, and she’s such a talent. Whitney is from Arkansas.  I’m quite familiar with that spot.  My grandparents lived there, as did other...
Get ready to Shoot

Get ready to Shoot

Shoots don’t just happen, at least not good ones.   You have to get ready to shoot.  I prepare for some shoots more than others.  When a shoot is scheduled well in advance and I have a great model, I put in more work. Whitney Masters will be shooting with me a...