The Only Kind of Art that Matters

     Making art is a form of rebellion. It’s a way of expressing my dissatisfaction with the status quo. Whether it’s writing, painting, or...

Levi’s from Outdoor World

If you want to feel kickass it helps to look badass. We all know that. When it comes to Californians and jeans, Levi’s have long...

October Moon Food

Smoked meat is an art form, no question. It’s one that anyone can appreciate, but also one that has layers of appreciation to it. Like...

Modify your Light

Being a photographer means working with light and there are a lot of ways to add to or change the lighting in a given situation...

Strawberry Baskets

This is a testament to the power of the Sony Alpha 7ii. I snapped a quick photo at the farmers market yesterday and it era...

Shoot it Like It’s Rented

This week I have in my hands a beautiful little camera, the Sony a7ii with a 55mm 1.8 Zeiss lens. I rented this setup from...

Photographing Felton

Felton is a beautiful place to those who love it. 5 miles north of Santa Cruz, it’s an entirely different scene. Home to big trees,...

The Camera in Your Pocket

Is that a camera in your pocket or are you happy to see me? LOL. Almost everyone has a camera in their pocket these days....

22 Pushup Challenge

July 12 2016 Day 1 Nominated Nick Purtscher https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fsantacruzwaves%2Fvideos%2F10154455318360649%2F&show_text=0&width=400 July 13 2016 Day 2 Nominated Justin Fassio https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fsantacruzwaves%2Fvideos%2F10154458052175649%2F&show_text=0&width=400 July 14 2016 Day 3 Nominated Matt...