WPPI – Get ready for Las Vegas! from Triple Scoop Music on Vimeo. The new film is an exciting, inside look at what makes WPPI 2015 the photo industry’s must-attend event. Acclaimed Director /Cinematographer Sion Michel and Producer Roy Ashen from Triple Scoop Music (http://triplescoopmusic.com ) explore the incredible mix of acclaimed photographers, top educators […]

One of the oldest memorial parks in Los Angeles, Hollywood Forever  was founded in 1899, and rapidly became an integral part of the growth (and deaths) of early Hollywood. Hollywood Forever Cemetery is the final resting place for many of Hollywood’s great studio pioneers, as well as writers, directors, and performers. The annual Dia de Los Muertos Festival […]

I had never been to WPPI, the Wedding and Portrait Photographers International show in Las Vegas,  so when Paul Gero told me he was going I made an on the spot decision to join him.  The Sunday afternoon drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes a bit over four hours at a legal and […]

WPPI 2014 – Get ready for Las Vegas! from Triple Scoop Music on Vimeo. Have you ever wondered why 13,000 photographers go to Las Vegas instead of someplace warmer in the middle of winter?  This new film is an exciting, inside look at what makes WPPI (Wedding and Portrait Photographers International) one of the photo […]

While most of the country chilled out inside avoiding the “Arctic Vortex,” thousands of brave souls battled the crowded isles for the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas, NV.  Show attendance was reportedly brisk again this year, where the features were focused more on services and coming attractions than on new hardware […]

Dia de los Muertos from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. I’ve photographed Dia de los Muertos in Mexico for seven of the past eleven years.  It is one of those long term photography projects that just snuck up on me.  I didn’t even realize it was a long term project until I was, pardon the pun, dead […]

  I photographed Day of the Dead, or “Dia de los Muertos” as it is more properly called, in Mexico seven of the last ten years.  It is always a challenging shoot, but such a magical experience it is a must attend event however difficult the photography.  This year I chose Day of the Dead […]

Today’s feature is a story that repeats once a year: Burning Man.  If you peruse the web, you will find numerous Burning Man films, most of them little worth the time spent watching them.  This one is the exception.  From a ten year veteran of the Playa, Stefan Spins and K. Jae Boheme really know […]

SassBirrElla from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. Not every client job goes according to plan.  Take just this past week, for example.  I had a shoot for “SassBirrElla” a new up and coming Los Angeles area swing band.  We had planned to do a series of stills, and some video at their live gig to put together […]

Bastille Day from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. A day with my Fuji X-E1. My lovely wife and life partner, Suzanne, and I were married on July 14th, Bastille Day.  We didn’t plan it this way, it was pure coincidence but a very pleasant one.  Where ever we happen to be on July 14, we just seek […]