Friday, July 31, 2009

7/30 Vice/Hornitos Party with Franki Chan and crew

i stopped by hwood and ran into one of my favorite la photographers ellei from shadowscene. then back to the vice party @ hollywood cemetary, this time camera in hand.
joel madden and homies.
professional dancers.
nonprofessional (but skillllz) dancers.i missed hollywood holt's set but franki chan held it down as always.
my favorite video dood, glenjamin. rapper rob roythe rest.

hope to see you guys at the next vice party saturday night. free flowing (did i mention FREE?) tequila+food+music+photos=good times.

Thursday, July 30, 2009

7/29 Band of Skulls Private Show @ La Boum

oh sh*t, i love this band. intimate show at bardot last night and the band helped get my camera in when the door was giving me trouble. magical night and can't wait to hear more from them as they blow up. for more check my first photos of them @ the hammer a few weeks ago for latimes. here's a live video of band of skulls performing 'Fires.'

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

7/28 Etienne de Crecy, Congo Rock and Ebony Bones @ Cinespace

after shooting nikki and rich's sick showcase at the viper room (photos soon) it was off to cinespace for dim mak tuesdays w/ etienne de crecy, congo rock and ebony bones. etienne's show wasn't nearly as epic as his coachella performance, but still good times.

Monday, July 27, 2009

7/25 Vice Magazine Photo Exhibition @ Scion Space

the crowd didn't disappoint for the release of vice magazine's sweet new photo issue and gallery opening @ scion space. check my photo gallery for images of the art, artists and plenty more of you peoples (minus the gum and middle fingers). above: artist jamie lee curtis taete, cobrasnake, dj dirty dave and photo by tim barber.

Friday, July 24, 2009

7/24 'Prince Rainier' Engagement Session

my friend and client alan s (of conquest housing fame) asked me to come shoot a fun engagement session of him and his new fiance (congrats guys!) in the style of prince rainier and grace kelly. here is the inspiration and final product. how did we do?

Thursday, July 23, 2009

7/23 The Rescues @ The Troubadour

the rescues had me come photograph their live performance and some behind the scenes at the troubadour. here are a few of the images and you can check out the rescues here. (from l to r, gabriel mann, rob giles, adrianne gonzalez, and kyler england)

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

7/22 Artisanal Cocktails for Brand X Magazine (LA Times)

naomi schimek creates unique artisanal cocktails at r bar on monday nights with fresh herbs and spices and brand x magazine sent me to document her concoctions (see naomi and her habenero dripping "prop 8" cocktail above). photos in the brand x article online and in newstands and

Thursday, July 16, 2009

7/16 Photo Featured in TIAPB Press Release

andrea labarge mills (former photo editor of filter magazine) recently put out a press release for the photo collective i'm a part of called "this is a photo blog." the blog was started by tamar levine and features several up and coming u.s. photographers. the press release includes my "after dark" image shown above, shot for the la times on new years 2008 and submitted to the blog shortly after. check it out here!

Thursday, July 9, 2009

7/8 Scion House Party- Kode9 & the SpaceApe, Martyn and the 12th Planet

here is a sample of the madness from last night's scion house party at the roxy. la's own the 12th planet kicked it off, followed by martyn and kode9 with sick flows all night long by the spaceape. check the rest on the young wolff's photo gallery! photos also up on big up magazine.

Monday, July 6, 2009

7/6 LA Times "Also I like to Rock" Photos Up!

the hammer museum kicked off their free summer concert series with a sick lineup of bands and i was lucky enough to cover it for la times. the photos are linked from under the summer hot list tab or click here for a direct link to the gallery, featuring brooklyn's amazing baby, the uk's band of skulls and la's own dazzler.