Photography in Paradise

peeking from behind the sensor

ALMOST UW BIRTH

ALMOST UW BIRTH

This turned out to be a great Father’s Day in the pool. My assistant, Jana, called me and said she had a friend about to give birth to their second child and wanted underwater photos of her and it had to happen quickly. It was Sunday and she was scheduled to...
FUN UNDERWATER

FUN UNDERWATER

While getting ready for the summer swimming pool photo shoots, Jana Craciunescu, trainer and costume designer, Wanted to test out her newest outfit. Her husband, Cosmin, Took the opportunity to jump in the water with his clothes on. I was the right color to match...
READY FOR BIRTH

READY FOR BIRTH

Chelsea Bartholow decided this is going to be her last child. With two daughters waiting for the newborn daughter/sister she decided to have the pre-birth photographed underwater. My assistant and partner in this project, Jana Craciunescu, did the make-up and prepared...
ELECTION DAY WAVES

ELECTION DAY WAVES

Everything went as planned. Avoiding the election day nonsense was easy. The surf was predicted to be big and I was eager to photograph it and not listen to the political drivel on the news, or for that mater, talk to anyone about the election results. The electoral...
KERN OIL MUSEUM IN TAFT

KERN OIL MUSEUM IN TAFT

Dave King and I ventured out with several bags of cameras and lenses and an assortment of support equipment in search for locations to hold the coming landscape classes. Our 3am dash through Los Angles went smoothly with Dave (Never get up too early) sleeping through...