Hootenanny 2010

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

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Over the long holiday weekend I checked out the 16th annual Hootenanny up in O.C. Shooter Jennings and The Old 97’s were the highlights for me. All the ladies seemed to love Nick 13. Good times.

El Mirage

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

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Over the weekend I went out to the land speed trials in the desert at El Mirage. The dry lake bed was teeming with super cool vehicles of all shapes and sizes and all manor of friendly, interesting people.

Course walk to check for debris prior to racing.

Folks had all kinds of creative ways of getting around the pits.

Skin Deep

Monday, June 7th, 2010

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The story I wrote and shot on The San Jose Tattoo Convention for The U.K.’s Skin Deep Magazine is out in their July issue.

Adrian and Masa

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

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On the Train to Yokohama. I made it with my Bronica. Ah la la la la la la

Back To Japan

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

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I’m on my way back to Japan for a few days. Adrian and Masa have lined up a couple of heavies in the world of Japanese tattooing who are kind enough to allow me to photograph their work. This next book is going to be a monster…

Ruff Life

Friday, March 5th, 2010

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The San Diego Magazine cover story, photographed by yours truly, on the local beer scene is out on the stands this month. The plethora of great breweries and beer bars make San Diego  a beer lover’s paradise. I must say, there’s worse ways to make a living that hanging out in bars and breweries, drinking beer and taking pictures. A big thanks to everyone and the mag, the watering holes, and to the brewers. Cheers!

Tower Records Shibuya Book Signing

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

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Along with all the other goings on on this Japan trip we had a book signing for Bloodwork:Sleeves at the 9 story mega-complex that is Tower records in Shibuya, Tokyo. I always find it a bit odd when people ask me to autograph things.

It doesn’t happen very often and when it does, it’s a little embarrassing. That aside, I truly appreciate the support and will always sign what ever people want me to. In this case it was Adrian doing most of the pen work.

I was really hoping to get the story on why there was still a Tower Records in Japan when all the stores in the states have been shuttered for several years but no one I asked seemed to understand my questions so it remains a mystery.

Bloodwork:Sleeves Osaka Exhibition

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

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This past Saturday was the exhibition for Bloodwork:Sleeves at Three Tides Tattoo in Osaka, Japan.

There was a great turn out, several killer DJ’s, and a mobile burger stand, named Critter Burger selling the “Three Tides Burger”

People seemed to dig the work.

And a good time was had by all. Big thanks to everyone at TTT for all the help and support over the years. Next show is this Saturday at Tower Records in Shibuya, Tokyo.