Light Painting Nudes


I love experimenting with long exposures and different lights. I used a flashlight and a 30second shutter speed for this set of photos.

Title: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


The long exposure allowed me to show movement in both the light and body.

Title: Translucent love
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I love the shapes created by the light and shadows in this last photo.

Title: Faceless love
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8

Black & White day hike


The Ray Miller overlook trail is still showing a lot of burn damage from the Springs Fire. This first photo is the remains of the trailhead sign.

Title: Remains of the trailhead sign
Location: Pt. Mugu State Park, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


Nearly all of the vegetation in the park burned. No one knows how long it will all take to grow back.

Title: Dead vegetation
Location: Pt. Mugu State Park, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


All of the 70 miles of hiking trails look just like this photo.

Title: The lush green brush has all burned
Location: Pt. Mugu State Park, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I love this last shot it shows the dramatic change in the landscape.

Title: Fire on the hillside
Location: Pt. Mugu State Park, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8

Black and White Nature


Yosemite National park is the best place for black and white photography. I love hiking to waterfalls with my medium format Mamiya.

Title: B&W waterfall#1
Location:Yosemite National Park, California
Camera:Mamiya RB67
Lens:110 mm f/2.8


This is a smaller waterfall in Yosemite. I love the contrast in this image.

Title: B&W waterfall#2
Location:Yosemite National Park, California
Camera:Mamiya RB67
Lens:110 mm f/2.8


This is a photo of the end of Golden gate park in San Francisco. This part of the park has an amazing view of the ocean.

Title: B&W Golden gate park beach
Location:San Francisco, California
Camera:Mamiya RB67
Lens:50 mm f/4.5


This is a tree in Golden gate park. I love how the highlights in this image glow.

Title: B&W Golden gate park glowing tree
Location:San Francisco, California
Camera:Mamiya RB67
Lens:110 mm f/2.8


I took this photo of the bay bridge with a wide angle lens.

Title: B&W bay bridge
Location:San Francisco, California
Camera:Mamiya RB67
Lens:45MM F/2.8

Black and White Film


I woke up at sunrise to get this picture of the Salton Sea. I love shooting 120 black and white film. The Salton Sea is an amazing place everyone should visit.

Title: B&W Salton Sea
Location:Salton Sea, California
Camera:Mamiya RB67
Lens:110 mm f/2.8


I took a hike on a rainy day with my Mamiya in hand. Half way through the hike I spotted this fallen tree it looked beautiful. I sat down in the mud and took this picture.

Title: Fallen tree roots
Location:Sunol, California
Camera:Mamiya RB67
Lens:50 mm f/4.5


I spend a lot of time at the beach with my camera in hand.

Title: Black rocks
Location:San Francisco, California
Camera:Mamiya RB67
Lens:110 mm f/2.8