The weekend that Kevin and I shot Jamie we had a double shoot, the second with stunning local model Dizzies. This was one of the most fun shoots I’ve had in awhile, as she brought along a skateboard and we experimented with a lot of different poses in a ‘fashion-meets-skater’ theme.
Kevin and I are shooting like crazy these days, I can barely keep up with the processing work now. Here are some great shots of Jamie Sophia Lee taken a couple of weeks ago, more to follow when I get some editing time!
It feels like spring is already arriving here in Texas, and that means it’s time to break out the camera again! Kevin and I have at least 6 shoots lined up for February and March, which hopefully means lots of great material for my portfolio.
We had our first shoot in quite some time this last Sunday, with beautiful barista and bookworm Laura Paslo. Here are my first edits from the shoot (more to come soon!)…
I’m wrapping up my fun-filled vacation by spending a couple of weeks in the Caribbean with family and friends, on one of the smaller islands ‘Saint Martin’ which is half French and half Dutch (literally – there’s a border). It’s wonderful here, except for the almost total lack of internet connectivity (probably a good thing really). My tan is amazing!
More photos from Shanghai… I’m still having a blast, although the mafan around here keeps me constantly stressed. I also nearly knocked myself out walking through a doorway that was slightly too short for me today, and have a big bump on my head and a low-grade headache.
A great word to know if you ever visit Shanghai is ‘mafan’, which basically means ‘annoying’ or ‘troublesome’. Everything here is quite a bit more mafan than I’m used to. For example, there is serious construction going on everywhere around me, including right above my friend Matt’s apartment where I’m staying. Every morning I wake up to ‘bam-bam-BAM’ ‘zzzzRRRRRRzzzz’ and other wonderful sounds – the noise is unbelievably loud, so I’ve started sleeping with my headphones on which helps a little.
Regardless of the mafan here, I’m having a fantastic time – Matt and his girlfriend Vicky have been showing me around this massive, chaotic city, and I’ve been enjoying every minute of it (except perhaps the morning parts).
Here are a few photos of Stephanie, most of which I snapped Saturday night in a snazzy restaurant called Imperia located downtown in the warehouse district (highly worth checking out, it’s quite amazing!). This was an incredibly challenging shoot for me as all of the photographs were taken at night with portable strobes, and I have much to learn about using flashes properly. Still, as you can see, it was impossible to take a bad picture with such a beautiful subject and venue.
Saturday afternoon I had a spectacular photo shoot with my friend Sherrice. The weather was amazing this weekend, 70-80 degrees in the middle of winter. Go global warming!