Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Couples Session in San Francisco with Crystelle & Kenny

My friend Kenny Kim is in town hanging out and i tagged along yesterday to shoot one of his friends and his girlfriend. They used to be models back in Chicago and just recently moved to the Bay Area. They were a blast and so easy to shoot. Here are some of my favorites, enjoy!

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Crazy Kenny Kim in action on the edge of the roof 6 stories up.
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Kenny trying to look cool for the super talented Anton Lorimer of Lorimerworks who was shooting his promo video yesterday too.
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And last but not least, be careful when shooting in urban environments, keep an eye out for crazy bums!
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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Gene Higa & Jose Villa Workshop in San Francisco

Yesterday i had the opportunity to attend the Gene Higa & Jose Villa's one day workshop. They are great friends and run their business very differently. Jose is all about being an artist as Gene is more of the businessman. I connected with both of their approaches as they talked about many topics including SEO, destination weddings, pricing, handling clients, albums, getting published, etc. I took many key learnings from both and look forward to creating my own blended business. Here are some of my favorite images i shot, enjoy.

Our location at Fourth Street Studios.

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One of our two beautiful models Tyria.

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Gene talking to us about posing and getting the best light and expressions from our clients.

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Jose and his Contax 645, yes folks he shoots film!

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Miss Caroline.

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The group...

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Bouquet Provided by Mandy Scott, San Francisco

Gown Provided by: Amy Kuschel, San Francisco

Makeup for models by Maria Chang (Professional Makeup Artisty PMA), San Francisco