How calamari gets to your table

How calamari gets to your table

Calamari is not one of my favorite foods. Once or twice I’ve had it fixed perfectly and it was a delight, but it’s usually like tasteless rubber. That said, I’m always curious about how things are done and the work people do. So I was pleased to be...
Young, talented and nimble

Young, talented and nimble

My assignment was simple: shoot an image to promote an event by the Victory Gymnastics Academy in Newbury Park, CA. The academy offers instruction to kids who come for fun and exercise, and to those serious about competing in the sport. My subjects were the latter,...
Meet you at the station

Meet you at the station

Debates once raged on photographer websites about whether it was impure to rely on Photoshop to make an image. Purists argue: get it in the camera. Of course any smart shooter, given the chance, prefers to shoot a final image in camera and be done with it. But...
Good Times at the Maritime Museum

Good Times at the Maritime Museum

One of the hidden gems at Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor is the Maritime Museum, home to priceless ships models and oil paintings. I was there a week ago to photograph some images for their website and promotional materials. The ships models lend themselves to...