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Archive for December, 2012

An Amazing 2012

I’ve been photographing NYE parties for the past 5 years, and I’ve decided this year I’m going to take this year off

This NYE I’m going to the Philippines. I’ve been photographing NYE parties for the past 7 years, this year I’m going to take a brake form the party mayhem. Hopefully it will be a quite NYE in the Philippines.

This past year has been a fantastic adventure full of hard work, travel and new friends. I had a life changing trip to the Philippines, and Colombia. I created a new blog called Maganda Filipino, and it has blown up far beyond my expectations (I have more than 9000 followers to date). I moved back to the Bay Area. And I’m happily un-married. I hope your 2013 will be amazing, full of success, and happiness. Happy new year!


My favorite Christmas gift, Juliana

As I waited with baited breath the auctioneer announces “$45 going once!…$45 going twice! Sold!” In the summer of 1981 in a hot tent at the San Jose flea market, I became the proud owner of a slightly used Minolta SRT201. Actually, I had only $42 saved from my allowance and I borrowed the rest from my little sister.


The Little Things To Get For Your Studio

What’s Your Photography Goal: Affordable, Original, or Best?

In my opinion all photographers can be identified into these three categories. We all start at the affordable and then find our way to Original, and for a small few become the best in our industry. There are advantages and disadvantages to all so let’s break it down:

One of my favorite living photographers Joe McNally


A Word On Personal Projects