Tuesday, July 6th, 2010
Tags: Hootenanny, Koffin Kats, music, Orange County, Photography, Photojournalism, rock and roll, Rock show, Shooter Jennings, The Old 97's
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.
Wednesday, June 16th, 2010
Tags: Desert, Dry Lake Bed, El Mirage, Hot rod, land speed, Mojave, motorcycle, Photography, Photojournalism, race, racing, SCTA, Southern California Timing Assoaciation, speed trials
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.
Monday, June 7th, 2010
Tags: Convention of Tattoo Arts, Photography, Photojournalism, San Jose, skin deep magazine, Tattoo, tear sheets, writing
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.
Sunday, May 2nd, 2010
Tags: Adrian Lee, Bronica, film, Japan, Masa, Photojournalism, portrait, Tattoo, Train, travel
On the Train to Yokohama. I made it with my Bronica. Ah la la la la la la
Thursday, April 22nd, 2010
Tags: black and white, bloodwork, Bronica, film, Japan, Photography, Photojournalism, Tattoo, travel
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…
Friday, March 5th, 2010
Tags: bar, beer, brewery, Cover, Photography, Photojournalism, san diego magazine, tear sheets
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!
Tuesday, February 16th, 2010
Tags: Adrian Lee, bloodwork, book signing, Japan, Photography, Photojournalism, sleeves, Tattoo, tokyo, Tower Records
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.
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
Tags: Advertising, Analog, art show, Japan, osaka, Photography, Photojournalism, Tattoo, three tides
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.