Tuesday, May 26, 2009

5/23 Scion Gallery- 1000 Days

the scion galleries just keep getting better. above see my photos of the space, the artists, dj, and a few guests as they explore the art and interactive areas. gallery:

Friday, May 22, 2009

5/21 Foundtrack/Puma present R Bar Week 8

r bar week 8 featured an apartment 3 popup shop, live art by carlos vera, music by indie 103's dj jose galvan and special guests dj smiles davis and dj jody orsborn. gallery soon.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

5/20 Dopplereffekt Exclusive- FIRST US PHOTOS!

this week's scion house party featured dopplereffekt's first u.s. performance, making these the first live photos of these mysterious dj's on u.s. soil.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

5/17 Foundtrack Pool Party @ The Standard

this pool party has me even more excited for summer. more photos up soon on Foundtrack.com.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

5/15 Sara Bareilles @ UCSD's Sun God Festival

it had been too long since i photographed sara b and the crew and what better time for them to bring me out then the sun god festival at my alma mater. above, sara shows off her backstage pass, laughs in the dressing (locker) room, warms up w/ the band, and performs to a large and energetic crowd (w/ javier, josh and dan).

5/15 Sun God (Iron and Wine)

a nice moment with samuel beam (iron and wine).

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Editorial Shoot for LA Times Brand X Mag

after some online photo galleries for latimes.com (cirque berzerk, santacon, new years, etc) and a bunch of metromix shoots, last week i had my first opportunity to shoot a print story for the new la times mag, brand x, which is now out in a kiosk near you! some of the photos on the venice fixed-gear bike scene are above and you can check out the article (by alexandra le tellier) and gallery on latimes.com.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

5/8 Anthony Kiedis MusiCares for LA Weekly

I photographed the MusiCares MAP benefit concert honoring Anthony Kiedis for LA Weekly. The concert featured performances by Kiedis and the Chili Peppers, Iggy Pop, DJ AM, and members of the Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols, Neville Brothers, etc. Check out my photos on laweekly.com: Nikki Darling's article, my photo gallery, and Erin Broadley's weekend round up.

5/7 H.O.P.E. Charity Poker Tournie and website launch

H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Everywhere) is an amazing organization of artists who (as you can probably guess from the name) have all kinds of exciting projects in the US and abroad. This charity poker tournament was to raise money for their trip to Kenya this month (which I was almost lucky enough to go on).

5/7 R Bar Week 6

After the H.O.P.E. poker tournie it was off to R bar for week 6 of the Foundtrack/Puma parties.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

H.O.P.E. @ Fred Segal & Weekly Fiesta at R Bar

photos coming soon from the above two events. also keep an eye out for my la times and la weekly shoots up next week!

5/5 Psycho de Mayo pool party @ the Standard

v and fernando threw their annual cinco de mayo pool party at the standard hollywood featuring dj performances by jose galvan and pony-vs-tiger (performing again tonight at r bar!), and smart water sent me out to cover the event. mad love to jr and vanessa for their impromptu pool and cartwheel modeling sessions!

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

5/2 OCMA Exhibition Openings

Orange County Museum of Art's latest opening featured 3 different exhibitions, H-Box, The Moving Image, and Illumination.

4/30 R Bar Round 5!

the after party for the musical feast below was at foundtrack's weekly r bar party. the highlight last week was the amazing live art by max neutra (above). so good they're actually bringin him back again this thursday night!

4/30 Space 15 Twenty for Foundtrack

thursday night began with an intimate party at space 15 twenty, featuring dj's pony vs tiger, the up and coming group intricate machines, live jewelry by n.om (aka natalia, pictured above laughing w/ my fave model brook) free hats and gear from puma, popcakes and $2 beers. all thanks to the foundtrack boys.