Tuesday, December 30, 2008

12/18-12/19 Sara Bareilles in Eureka

Sara Bareilles had me come out to shoot her two homecoming performances in Eureka, CA. I stayed w/ the band at her dad's house and tried to capture a little bit of home. Gallery here: Above: Sara at sound check, Javier Dunn tosses a ball at Sara's old house, Josh Day w/ a beer before the show, and the band's performance.

Monday, December 29, 2008

12/28 Kyler England's CD cover

Here is the finished artwork from Kyler England's recent album "Simple Machine" featuring photos that we shot earlier this year. Check her out @ www.kylerengland.com

12/27 DJ Zimmie for Jenesis Mag

DJ Zimmie needed some press photos and this one (pimped out by Matt Libby) will be featured in the January edition of Jenesis Magazine.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

12/17 Scion House Party- Fake Blood

Fake Blood, Tommy Sunshine and Scotty B hit the Vanguard for the latest Scion house party. All 3 DJ's rocked it but Fake Blood tore the place down in his first LA performance. For photos of the DJ's and more crowd shots check the GALLERY

12/17 Scion Route 10- Chop Shop

Above: People show dedication by waiting in the rain for the doors to open at the Scion Route "Chop Shop" screening before enjoying free beer and popcorn inside. A great film, then off to the Scion house party. GALLERY

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

12/14 Stacy Peralta's "Made In America" screening at The Stronghold

Stacy Peralta's ("Dog Town and Z-Boys") amazing documentary about the Bloods and the Crips screened at the Stronghold and was attended by some of the original Z-Boys including Peralta himself who gave a Q+A. Check here to find out more about the film and here for my photo gallery.

12/13 ISM Untitled Love Opening

Kevin Staniec and ISM Magazine came up with a cool project where talented artists created pieces about broken hearts. I photographed all of their art to be published in a book called "Untitled Love" along w/ short stories about their heartbreak. Here are two images from Saturday's book opening/signing at friend Evan Cerasoli's gallery (w/ more to come hopefully).

12/13 Big Country's going away party

Ashleigh (aka Big Country) will be missed as she heads back home to Tennessee. I stopped by Cabo Cantina to say goodbye before heading on to the Untitled Love book opening and caught her in a rare quiet moment.

12/10 Scion Dec Metal Show- High On Fire

High On Fire (and fans) at the latest Scion metal show @ The Knitting Factory.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

12/9 Tonight Show (Behind the Scenes w/ Sara Bareilles)

Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson (with Mai Bloomfield on cello) performed their amazing new song "Winter Song" together on Leno last night and I captured a few behind the scenes moments (my camera wasn't allowed anywhere near the stage). Here is a portrait of Sara and Ingrid in Sara's dressing room. Here's a gallery of photos and here is the Winter Song music video and performance (skip to 39:30).

Monday, December 8, 2008

12/6 Santacon for LA Times (The Guide)

Elina (writer for LATimes) and I jumped on one of 5 buses full of Santa Clauses, elves and Santa's Helpers and rode along the wild ride that is the Santacon pub crawl. Check the article and photo gallery on LATimes.com. And in case you 'Digg' it.  CHECK THE 2010 EDITION on laweekly.com!

Monday, December 1, 2008

12/1 OCMA California Biennial Exhibit

I spent all day photographing the Orange County Museum of Art's California Biennial exhibit earlier this month. Here is one photo containing two of the pieces.