Release Your Creative Mind

Recently I’ve realized that my voice has been stifled since I was a child. Growing up we are told children should be seen and not heard. Don’t talk back. Over time, I have been brainwashed to think the way that those who have held authoritarian positions over me have wanted to me think. What does […]

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Born in China Disneynature Pandas Documentary

Born in China

Walt Disney set the tone of Disneynature films in the late 1940s with True-Life Adventures. Disneynature carries Walt’s fascination and love for the planet’s animals forward through the 21st century. Born in China is a look into the unique lives of four tremendous creatures. It documents a span of seasons and how each life changes […]

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File Structure for Work Flow Optimization

When I first began practicing photography, I ran into problems with the way I saved my work. It seemed like a simple thing at first. Over time I came to realize that there are many different factors to consider when saving pictures. Above is a brief video explaining how I organize my pictures. I begin […]

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Chocolate Lab Puppies

3 Lessons 9 Chocolate Lab Puppies

Every experience is a learning one. I don’t pretend to know anything in fear of looking like a complete ass. So, although I would say I know quite a bit about both photography and dogs, I did not walk away from my session without any mistakes and lessons to learn from. Here are my top […]

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Dunkirk

Christopher Nolan has a way of putting together a film that encompasses all underlying tones set throughout the story. After watching the trailer for Dunkirk, I am convinced it is no exception. Even those who watch movies blinded by explosions and fart jokes are excited to see this movie after watching the trailer. If Christopher […]

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Kendrick Lamar Coachella 2017

‘Chella Culture

A culture is one of the first things established when any organization first forms. It is intangible and happens pretty organically. We do, however, have a great amount of power in some cultures and absolutely none over others. In the business world, you have complete control over your company’s culture. If you don’t believe that, […]

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How to Prepare for a Photoshoot

If I didn’t prepare, I could probably skate by. I would simply show up and do my thing, then everything could work out decently. However, decent just doesn’t cut it for me. Prepping is essential for me to perform as well as possible. It is very important to put in enough work before the shoot […]

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Planet Earth II

Planet Earth II

To record and share nature is one of the highest privileges that the photography community is granted. Very few examples compile the essence of our world as beautifully as BBC’s Planet Earth II. It is a masterfully orchestrated display of our awe inspiring surroundings. Absent main characters and plot points, Planet Earth II plants you […]

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Visual & Perceived Signals – San Jose Sharks

Prequel: Preparation Sweaty palms and restless legs can be feelings invoked by talented curators. Although far from simple, accomplishing this response can solidify our feelings about the experience we have towards a brand. As a lifetime sport enthusiast and a business education background, exploring the organizations that bring the world so much passion is intriguing. […]

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Hans Zimmer

Visionary Artist: Hans Zimmer

In light of my upcoming trip to Coachella, I began thinking about how important music is in all cultures. Hans Zimmer is easily my favorite composer of movie scores (sorry John Williams) and I am excited to get the opportunity to see him perform live. His body of work has spanned movie genres and delivered […]

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