“Birth to surf: the life of a Tim Bessell Surfboard” where I capture the creation of this “Barracuda Modern Rocket Fish” surfboard from a block of foam to surf.
This project highlights one maker under my “Keepers of the Craft” series where I share their stories from material to product.
Calvert Cliffs, along the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, is a region known for its fossils–especially shark teeth. Razor-sharp fossilized teeth including those of the famous megalodon, can be found here. Fossil hunters, who spend hours scouring the he coastline, come from very different backgrounds, but share a common obsession with “the hunt”. This is an ongoing project.
I spent a month in Hawaii exploring my abilities underwater. This included anything from freediving, to long distance swimming, to simply jumping off high objects. Part of that process of course is sharing with others and conveying it in images. Some of these moments focus on an environment, and some focus more on the emotion of the moment.
I’m Rebecca, a food, beverage & product photographer based out of Los Angeles. I shoot product and food, lifestyle and have been working on a personal project called “Dramatic Produce” where I let the uniqueness of the ingredients shine on their own…
Made friends with Nashville wedding cake artist Rachel Schut of RachCakes Nashville, and we collaborated to photograph her baking and decorating process. Enjoyed expanding my lifestyle, product, and food work with this project. Also, it was a great excuse to eat some amazing cake.
During winter, Sarajevo often holds the distinction of being the most polluted city in the world, owing to a combination of factors including geography, wood/coal heating, ageing cars on the roads and heavy industry. This project examines the environmental and human impact of air pollution in Bosnia as the country struggles to move forward 25 years after its civil war.
Jose Soto is a professional boxer hailing from Coachella Valley, California. Originally from Nicaragua, Jose was set to visit his home country to compete again. I decided to visit Jose and create a few photographs from his training session.
I’m located in Lawrence, KS. I do a lot of higher education marketing photography. I’ve recently added a drone to my tool kit, so I can offer clients a slightly different perspective. When I have time, I use the drone to explore the town where I live from a slightly different perspective. I am also FAA 107 certified so I can fly for commercial purposes.
Worked on this project to portray employees collaborating in a workplace for corporate lifestyle. We made use of co-working spaces and open, natural light to provide an authentic workplace environment.
Had a great shoot at One Medical office located in the Irvine Spectrum Mall in Irvine CA. This is the second time I’ve shot one of their facilities in Orange County and as you can see they are very fun to shoot architectually speaking.
Hollis Jennings, a deceivingly frail 36 y.o. from Kentucky, has been fishing in South-East Alaska for over 15 years. Halfway through her first season, she knew she wanted to be a skipper. Ambitious and determined, Hollis worked her way up for the first six years until she felt ready to take on a loan and purchase her own boat.
A few months ago, I collaborated with personal trainer Carrie Xu on a moody and dark athletic shoot inspired by her late night workouts. It’s been said that an overnight success is a decade in the making. The grit, effort, and quiet stillness before any sort of public recognition was what we set out to capture.
What is a “Tourier”?
This french word, which has no equivalent in the English Dictionary defines a unique professional figure. The Tourier is the missing link between the Pastry Chef and the Baker. He/She’s specialized in the making of Croissants and all the other typical French Baked Confections.
The sequence shown is the traditional croissant-making process with an add of chipotle in the mix!
MARRIED AT CITY HALL. The NYC Marriage Bureau represents love, diversity, and an energy found in a few other places. This project – photographed and filmed over the course of two years – is the result of quickly establishing trust with strangers so that I can share with them one of the most significant moments of their lives.
Who’s Your Farmer is an ongoing series exploring the sustainable food movement and the people committed to changing the way food is grown, raised, harvested and distributed. The project shines a spotlight on the ranchers, farmers, entrepreneurs and visionaries working toward a more sustainable and socially equitable food system.
FEVER – a conceptual take on the COVID-19 pandemic, shot with a thermal camera and screen shots from the Turkish Ministry of Health contact tracing app.
Bringing the invisible threat to life, and highlighting how the threat and anxiety of the virus has changed the way we interact with each other, and our surroundings.
Ernie St. Germaine, 73, is the last surviving “founder” of the American Birkebeiner cross-country ski race in 1973. He remains the only skier to have successfully completed the 50K race every year since its founding. Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic, he was determined to complete his 47th “Birkie” in 2021 if albeit physically-distanced from other skiers and his daughter as support crew.
In the kitchen is an ongoing project photographing beloved kitchen items that have been passed down or collection of vintage kitchen utensils. I try and get their favorite item with the recipe that makes it special.
The project “Dream” tells about Chinese teenagers living in the so-called Macrolotto Zero (Prato, Tuscany, Italy), the largest Chinese community in Europe.
Shifting between dreams, expectations and desires, these young Chinese teens live their lives in constant transformation, so typical of the adolescence.
From my point of view, with or without vaccine, we will at least make progress on one point ; the awareness of the importance we must place on relationship quality and the resulting happiness.
These thoughts and images are inspired by a selection of photographs taken during the summer of 2020.
Quinton and Caleb are two trainers I met on separate commercial shoots. We all three got together to shoot these fitness-in-the-time-of-covid images. (Mask-off shots were taken from safe social distance.) This is a set of ten images from a group of roughly 30 selects. Making some gains!