Storytellers – Bill Payne and Dennis McNally

Storytellers – Bill Payne and Dennis McNally

I had a really great time last night. I got to photograph a show. I got to hear great stories. I got to meet a musical legend, and I got to hang out with a friend I haven’t seen for a while. Last night, Bill Payne, one of the co-founders of Little Feat, and...
Suicidal Tendencies – concert shoot

Suicidal Tendencies – concert shoot

The Suicidal Tendencies are still out there making music and entertaining their fans. The band started as a punk band back in the early 80’s and has continued to release albums and tour ever since. The band has gone through substantial lineup changes with lead...
Channel 933 – Summer Kick Off concert

Channel 933 – Summer Kick Off concert

On Friday night, the annual Channel 933 Summer Kick Off concert was held at Sleep Train Amphitheatre in Chula Vista. I was there covering the show. There are plusses and minuses to these type of shows. On the plus side, you get to shoot a lot. The lineup on Friday...
Portfolio building – getting feedback.

Portfolio building – getting feedback.

I love all my photos. Really I do. Even the bad ones. This can be a real issue when building a portfolio. That’s why it’s a good idea to get an outside opinion. Preferably from someone in a different field from you. They can just look at the images without...
Photoshop Creative Cloud – The road ahead

Photoshop Creative Cloud – The road ahead

Adobe announced a new version of Photoshop with some cool new features and all anyone can talk about is the end of “boxed” software and the move to a subscription based model. The general consensus on this is that it sucks for hobbyists and those that...
Portfolio building – working with purpose

Portfolio building – working with purpose

As I continue to develop my portfolio, some really interesting questions have come up. One of the more thought-provoking questions was if I would put backstage photos in my portfolio? The answer is yes and no. It all depends on what the purpose of the portfolio is. If...
Adobe Photoshop CS updated to Photoshop CC

Adobe Photoshop CS updated to Photoshop CC

Adobe announced the next generation of their software suite during the Adobe Max conference keynote. The first thing to know is that there is a name change. Photoshop CS will now be called Photoshop CC. The new name stands for Creative Cloud. This seems to be a real...

2013 Walk for Animals

Today was the 2013 Walk for Animals at Liberty Station. It was amazing to see all the folks and their dogs raising money for the San Diego Humane Society. A huge thank you to all the people who donated their time and money. We got to hang out with the great folks at...
Portfolio building – the tough choices

Portfolio building – the tough choices

I am in the middle of rebuilding my portfolio. Sounds simple, but it is a whole lot more difficult than I ever imagined. One of the issues that I have come across is the famous person vs. the better but lesser known artist. We all want to fill out portfolios with...
SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman passed away

SLAYER guitarist Jeff Hanneman passed away

Sad news in the Rock ‘n Roll world today.¬†Slayer founding member and guitarist Jeff Hanneman has passed away. Slayer was one of the first really hard heavy metal bands I shot back in 2010. He was a real presence on the stage and will be missed. Share...
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