April 15, 2007
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San Diego High School Mariachi

Last summer on the long desert drive to Arizona, I heard a short piece on the radio about the growing number of high school mariachi bands. Suddenly I had these images in my head, very avedon-esque, of these teenagers, in their trajes, as musicians. Last winter, while doing a printmaking residency a ...

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April 8, 2007
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easter bonnet? easter shoes.

Trent and I volunteered to shoot the Hip-Hop Bunny Drop annual egg hunt that The Kroc Center partners with the radio stations Magic 92.5 and Z90.Most of the kids were in their regular Saturday clothes. One girl had her full-on Easter best dress, heels, and straw hat. Her brother was wearing a tiny s ...

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April 6, 2007
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k-rad

Katrina Radojevic. Mixing pieces of her Serbian clothes into her bag of fun outfits. Drinking red wine with me in the studio. Getting into a kind of serious bo-ho energy, then slipping off to Wine Steals.

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April 2, 2007
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robin’s bar mitzvah

Gwen and Rick have one of the coolest 13 year olds I have ever met. His bar mitzvah speech compared Moses to his hero Stan Lee, examining the themes of perseverance in the face seemingly unbeatable odds, ethical choices, faith in one's self, internal moral dilemmas and human fallibility. For his s ...

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March 24, 2007
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my muse

Here is the lovely Sadie, showing her posing skills on the studio couch.

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March 22, 2007
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boy and his dog

post surfing Trent and Sadie, testing the new artic white background I got this week.

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March 17, 2007
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amber george

This morning Sadie and I drove up to Fallbrook to have breakfast with the artist Amber George. Sadie spent hours playing in the yard with Amber and David's dog Teddy, while I took a few portraits of Amber in the eucalyptus grove and in her studio. Congratulations to Amber, who just got her first mu ...

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March 13, 2007
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crowded calendar

Sometimes having many things on your plate is fun and stimulating. Other times it can briefly make you feel like this.

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March 11, 2007
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first swim

Sadie finally learned how to swim today. She's been flirting with it for the past two months, since she was introduced to the ocean at dog beach. Trent took off his shoes and walked in with her coaching each few feet. Here she is enjoying her first swim. and relieved to be back on her feet again: ...

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