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Event: Doggie Birthday Party


My good friend Linda asked me to come out and shoot some photos at an event she hosted for her friends and one of their dog’s birthday.

Travel: Casablanca, Morocco


We had only six hours between flights, but how do you land in Morocco and not go exploring? Well, it was at least enough time to visit the Hassan II Mosque.

Shoots: Mini Me


Najwa was gifted a handmade dress from Kenya to represent her Kenyan roots. I wanted to make a calendar for my mom as a gift.

Breaking in the New Equipment


After a couple of decades, I finally decided to get some studio lights. I’ve shot studio before, but using other people’s equipment. My preference has always been outdoor photography, but that means long winters with too much time on my hands. No one seems to want to shoot in freezing […]

Travel: Istanbul, Turkey


The ladies and I planned for a one day layover in Istanbul, Turkey, on our way home from visiting Kenya. We took a boat trip on the Bosphorus Strait. Yeni Cami at the southern end of the Galata Bridge. Ortaköy Mosque, officially the Büyük Mecidiye Camii (Grand Imperial Mosque), is […]

Travel: Nairobi, Kenya


For the holidays the lady planned a trip for us to visit her family back in Kenya. And no matter how much reading you do, nothing can prepare for that first visit to Nairobi.

Travel: Dubai, UAE


The lady and I took our little one on her first international trip. To Dubai. Burj Khalifa The lady at the Burj Khalifa Sand storm Burj al Arab You can literally see where the desert ends and where the mountains begin when you drive east far enough. Al Bidya Mosque […]