For the past couple of years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with the artists of Houston-based Splice Records. Recently, I collaborated with singer/songwriter Arthur Yoria, creating portraits for his upcoming album. In addition to shooting in the portrait studio, we had the good fortune to shoot in historic Studio A at SugarHill Recording Studios. A huge thank you to Dan Workman for […]
All the recent buzz surrounding this year’s Day for Night music and art festival has me nostalgic for last year’s show. I revisited the photos of one of my favorite acts of that festival: Janelle Monáe . That weekend I discovered the secret to photographing Miss Monáe: attend a concert where she is performing, point your camera in her direction, and press […]
For the past several years, my buddy Ryan and I have been checking the Big Five sharks from our diving to-do list. The Big Five are the apex predator sharks: bull, great hammerhead, oceanic whitetip, tiger, and great white. With a quick trek to Isla Guadalupe, we checked the final one from our list: the great white. We dove […]
I just returned from another incredible week of reef diving from Bonaire, a small Dutch island, located off the northwest coast of Venezuela and home of the healthiest coral reef in the Caribbean. This was the third time that I stayed at Captain Don’s Habitat, an eco dive resort centrally located just north of Kralendijk, the island’s capital. […]
The new Dollie Barnes album is one of my most anticipated upcoming Houston releases. A few months ago, I had the opportunity to spend some time with the band while they were recording with Steve Christensen at The Treehouse at SugarHill Recording Studios. Spending time in the studio, watching these songs evolve, while surrounded by […]
I spent a long weekend in Santa Fe with friends for the annual Fiestas de Santa Fe. The weekend was filled with adventures eating, drinking, visiting galleries, and attending the burning of Old Man Gloom at Zozobra. We even had time to visit Bandelier National Monument for a day of hiking. I was fortunate enough to contribute photos for […]
I had the pleasure of photographing St. Vincent for the Houston Chronicle during Free Press Summer Festival this year. You can read Craig‘s coverage HERE and Joey‘s coverage HERE. I hope the photos speak for themselves. I found her to be one of the most photogenic artists who I have shot it a very long time. The camera absolutely adores her.
Many thanks to the Record Ranch Gallery at Cactus Music for hosting forty of my concert photographs on its walls. It’s hard to believe that six weeks have already come and gone. Here is the preview from the Houston Chronicle: “Photo exhibit displays the big and small of Houston music scene.” And here’s an excerpt from the press release: […]
The 1975 stopped by Cactus Music to play an acoustic set and host a meet-and-great for around 500 fans. Afterward, they performed at sold-out show at House of Blues.
I had the pleasure of photographing Willie Nelson and Billy Joe Shaver at their sold-out show at the Houston House of Blues. Here’s a LINK to Craig Hlavaty‘s post-show coverage in the Houston Chronicle.
Beck played Bayou Music Center for the first time in a dozen years on October 9, 2014. Jenny Lewis opened for him. I had the pleasure of photographing the show for the Houston Chronicle. You can read Craig‘s review HERE. Setlist. Beck: Jenny Lewis:
This was my second trip with Eli Martinez of Shark Diver Magazine. This time, we headed to Cat Island, Bahamas and dove with Vincent and Deborah Canabal of Epic Diving.
New West Records artist Wild Moccasins hosted a release party for their new CD, “88 92.” Houston musicians Young Girls, Young Mammals, and Wrestlers supported the sold-out show at Numbers.