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So if I thought it was hard to write about myself, or my kids, writing about my mom is 10 times harder. Even though weView full post »

No Worries

When I met Dee at Michele and Gary’s wedding I knew she was a special, especially cool, and super nice. We said weView full post »

On a Rainy Afternoon

Scheduling an outdoor shoot in California is usually a low risk bet. Even in December. So when I was told that ourView full post »

Wild About Balloons

11/11/at 11

So what did you do on Veteran’s day? I went  WIld About Balloons! . A few months ago I photographed a party whereView full post »


It’s scary to think that I can say “twenty years ago” but it’s really 17 years ago I wasView full post »


I remember my own ballet classes. I remember wanting to get older so I too could get beautiful point ballet shoes with aView full post »

Dream Home

I don’t know about you, but I love houses, I love seeing them inside and out. If I had more free time on Sundays IView full post »

Editorial. Humorist. Modern

So months and months ago I was hired with a few other wonderful photographers to work on the CRAVE LA book – ItView full post »

Paris, je t’aime

Just across the street from the LA landmark that is the Farmer’s Market, is a hidden away treasure that is moreView full post »


You might think your grandma’s kitchen wallpaper from 1971 is making a comeback and that if you moved in there youView full post »

If i could live anywhere in the world

When I first moved to LA, I drove around with my friend, we went everywhere, Hollywood, the Canyons, the Valley, andView full post »

knoll November 2009

it must be the fourth year since we started the NEXT GENERATION of knoll. It started with a personal project with aView full post »

Think Pink

SO over the weekend of July 11-12 San Francisco got to experience the Avon walk and vice-versa- my job was actually toView full post »

Ivana Chubbuck- Magazine

I was asked to photograph Ivana Chubbuck, for the newspaper I work for, and so I got to her studio in Hollywood and metView full post »

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