Imagine Dragons – Concert Shoot

Imagine Dragons – Concert Shoot

Imagine Dragons, the hugely popular band from Las Vegas played a sold out show at the Valley View Casino Center on February 15, 2014. It was an interesting shoot and while I am happy with the images, there were moments of real frustration. The LED lighting was tough...
Water Polo

Water Polo

I have been working on some new Fuel Books for Peachpit dealing with photographing sports. Yesterday I shot rugby and water polo and just wanted to share this shot. I just loved the intensity in the young players eyes. More to come very soon..   Share...
Lightroom for the iPad

Lightroom for the iPad

According to the Apple news website 9to5Mac, (read the full story HERE) this page appeared on the Adobe website and was then promptly pulled. It shows a subscription based Lightroom for mobile for $99 a year. Details are sketchy since the product is obviously not...
FuelBooks – Try One This Weekend

FuelBooks – Try One This Weekend

Last year I started writing for a new series of eBooks. These Fuel Books are single subject electronic books on a wide variety of subjects that cost only $5 each. You get the book in three formats so you can read it on your iDevices, Kindles and computers. I have 4...
The Nikon D4S

The Nikon D4S

It is the start of a new year. That means it is time for the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. This year Nikon has decided to show off their new top-of-the line DSLR, the Nikon D4S. Actually, they have decided to tell people that they are working on the new D4S....
Looking Back at 2013 – October through December

Looking Back at 2013 – October through December

October was a pretty slow month in 2013 concert wise for me. There was only one event at the Valley View Casino Center for me to shoot and that was a Rave. I did spend the time writing some ebooks, more on that later…. The Dada Life event on October 25 was a...
Looking back at 2013 – July through September

Looking back at 2013 – July through September

July in San Diego and the living is easy…. Well, the concert going is easy. The weather is usually great, the outdoor venues like Humphries and Sleep Train are kicking into full gear. July found me at Humphries for a double-header, Bruce Hornsby and the...
Looking back at 2013 – April through June

Looking back at 2013 – April through June

The second quarter of 2013 started off with another soundboard shoot, but this time I was ready. I used a Nikon 400m f/2.8 paired with the Nikon D4 to photograph the Rihanna tour stop at the Valley View Casino Center. I was really happy with just about everything...
Looking back at 2013 – January through March

Looking back at 2013 – January through March

2013 is just about over. It’s time to back up the images and look back at who and what I photographed this year. This year I photographed a wide variety of bands including some of the biggest names in music and one of my favorite bands of all time (The Who). I...
Joe Bonamassa – Concert Shoot

Joe Bonamassa – Concert Shoot

Joe Bonamassa is one fantastic guitar player. He plays like he was born with a guitar in his hands. He brought his band to San Diego on December 14, and even with some severe restrictions on photography, it was a really fun show to listen to and photograph. In the...
91X Wrex The Halls 2013

91X Wrex The Halls 2013

The 91X Wrex The Halls show returned to the Valley View Casino Center on December 8, 2013 with performances by Queen of the Stone Age, Vampire Weekend, Cage the Elephant, Alt-J, Arctic Monkeys, The Silent Comedy and J. Roddy Wilston & the Business. This was my...
Jay-Z  – Concert Shoot

Jay-Z – Concert Shoot

Jay-Z is probably one of the most famous rappers / hip hop artists performing today. He brought this Magna Carta tour to San Diego on December 7, and I was lucky enough to be the only photographer there to capture the spectacle. Couple of things about this show: It...
91X Holiday Bonus Show

91X Holiday Bonus Show

On December 6, 2013, the 91x Holiday Bonus show was held at the Valley View Casino Center. This was a smaller warm-up show before the main 91X Wrex The Halls show scheduled for December 8. The lineup was Fitz and the Tantrums, Airborne Toxic Event, Chvrchs, and The...
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – Concert Shoot

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – Concert Shoot

Macklemore is the stage name of Ben Haggerty, who along with his producer Ryan Lewis is one of the biggest things out right now. They brought their high energy show to The Valley View Casino Center in San Diego on December 5, 2013 and I was there to capture it. The...
The London Souls – Concert shoot

The London Souls – Concert shoot

One of the bonuses of my job is when I get to photograph a band that I haven’t heard before and they really blow me away. That happened at the Tedeschi Trucks Band show when I got to photograph and hear the opener, The London Souls. They have a great sound, very...
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