Braxton Wilhelmsen

Story Behind the Shot: My photo was part of a series I did as a student in my fourth year of college. We had an assignment to shoot some sport images, and with graduation coming soon, I wanted every photo I took to be something that could land me a job afterward. I asked another Read more…

Story Behind the Shot: My photo was part of a series I did as a student in my fourth year of college. We had an assignment to shoot some sport images, and with graduation coming soon, I wanted every photo I took to be something that could land me a job afterward. I asked another student, who does graphic design for an archery store, to model for... Read more

Cheryl Fallon

Story Behind the Shot: Silent Sparrow” is a personal piece created in March 2014 dealing with the theme of personal fears. Specifically, how we hold ourselves back from potential joy, freedom, love—the things that we deeply desire simply because of our own fears and blocks. Like most of my work, it’s a self-portrait. It is Read more…

Story Behind the Shot: Silent Sparrow” is a personal piece created in March 2014 dealing with the theme of personal fears. Specifically, how we hold ourselves back from potential joy, freedom, love—the things that we deeply desire simply because of our own fears and blocks. Like most of my work, it’s a self-portrait. It is a composite... Read more

Fred Morledge

Story Behind the Shot: Tomonori Sugiyama is a fashion designer based in Japan. He was living in Las Vegas in 2012, working as the drummer of a musical project known as Light The Black Sky. After I did a photo shoot with the band for their upcoming release, Tomo approached me and asked if I Read more…

Story Behind the Shot: Tomonori Sugiyama is a fashion designer based in Japan. He was living in Las Vegas in 2012, working as the drummer of a musical project known as Light The Black Sky. After I did a photo shoot with the band for their upcoming release, Tomo approached me and asked if I wanted to photograph the fashion designs he had been working... Read more

Isabella Bejarano

Story Behind the Shot: This story was shot for 180 Magazine, the Academy of Art’s fashion school magazine in San Francisco. It was a collaboration between the fashion school, the architecture school and me, representing the photo department. A requirement for this shoot was to photograph some architectural foam sculptures on their own, and I Read more…

Story Behind the Shot: This story was shot for 180 Magazine, the Academy of Art’s fashion school magazine in San Francisco. It was a collaboration between the fashion school, the architecture school and me, representing the photo department. A requirement for this shoot was to photograph some architectural foam sculptures on their own, and I would... Read more

Klaus Priebe

Story Behind the Shot: The image was done from a combination of three exposures. The main exposure was the bridge at Taos Gorge here in New Mexico. I was chasing storms in the late afternoon outside of Taos and, when I made it to the bridge, I found these amazing clouds right down the center Read more…

Story Behind the Shot: The image was done from a combination of three exposures. The main exposure was the bridge at Taos Gorge here in New Mexico. I was chasing storms in the late afternoon outside of Taos and, when I made it to the bridge, I found these amazing clouds right down the center of the road above the mountains. I proceeded to shoot... Read more

Les Kalman

Story Behind the Shot: This image was taken in July 2013, at the legendary Laguna Seca racetrack near Monterey, Calif. This would be the final MotoGP race at this venue. The image focuses on the start of the premier class. Amidst all the starting grid chaos, I noticed one rider maintaining his calm. I focused Read more…

Story Behind the Shot: This image was taken in July 2013, at the legendary Laguna Seca racetrack near Monterey, Calif. This would be the final MotoGP race at this venue. The image focuses on the start of the premier class. Amidst all the starting grid chaos, I noticed one rider maintaining his calm. I focused in on Stefan Bradl, which is the main rider... Read more

RJ Hooper

Story Behind the Shot: I have visited Snow Canyon State Park hundreds of times during all types of conditions including sunrise/sunset, rain and even snow! This particular September morning, I almost had no desire to get up early to try one more time, however, the thunder in the morning had been fairly intense, so I Read more…

Story Behind the Shot: I have visited Snow Canyon State Park hundreds of times during all types of conditions including sunrise/sunset, rain and even snow! This particular September morning, I almost had no desire to get up early to try one more time, however, the thunder in the morning had been fairly intense, so I knew the possibility for something... Read more

Roberto Ojeda

Story Behind the Shot: This photo was taken in late 2012 during the first event of the Escape to Miami Triathlon. I am a swimmer, too, and know that water provides a unique context when it comes to portraits. I waited for the swimmers to come out of the water and captured several of them. Read more…

Story Behind the Shot: This photo was taken in late 2012 during the first event of the Escape to Miami Triathlon. I am a swimmer, too, and know that water provides a unique context when it comes to portraits. I waited for the swimmers to come out of the water and captured several of them. Although I had several good images, this was the one that took... Read more

Tatiana Gerusova

Story Behind the Shot: This came from a shoot I did back in August for a talented designer, and now my dear friend, Marilyn Feltz. We occupied the top floor of a very nice hotel in the heart of Paris. Though it was cloudy that day, there was plenty of sunlight. Since we were shooting Read more…

Story Behind the Shot: This came from a shoot I did back in August for a talented designer, and now my dear friend, Marilyn Feltz. We occupied the top floor of a very nice hotel in the heart of Paris. Though it was cloudy that day, there was plenty of sunlight. Since we were shooting for the fall/winter collection, we were looking to capture a colder,... Read more
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