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Welcome to my blog, below you will find many interesting posts about how a created my images. You will also find some links back to my YouTube channel were I talk about “The Story Behind the Picture”.

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Daylight Studio

Daylight Studio

As a working photographer and a lot of my tips and tricks are for directing...
MacGyver Moment

MacGyver Moment

MacGyver Moment I was booked for a photo shoot at the beach for a swimwear...
Barbara Moore Playboy Playmate® – Green Lingerié

Barbara Moore Playboy Playmate® – Green Lingerié

You might remember Playboy® magazine use to put out a publication called “Playboy® Book of...
Carrie Stevens Playboy Playmate® – Rock & Roll Head shot

Carrie Stevens Playboy Playmate® – Rock & Roll Head shot

Some time back I had shot a poster of Playboy® Playmate Carrie Stevens which sold...
Michelle Baena – Color Coordinate

Michelle Baena – Color Coordinate

When working with a Playboy® cover model Michelle Baena you better come up with a...
Barbara Moore Playboy Playmate® – Styling a Shoot

Barbara Moore Playboy Playmate® – Styling a Shoot

Click the OnlyFans button to goto Barbara Moore’s Onlyfans! One of the things I Like...
Nude Fashion Model

Nude Fashion Model

I received an e-mail from a fabulous fashion model I had worked with many times...
April Scott – Color Correction

April Scott – Color Correction

Color correction is also called color grading it’s all one of the same. With a...
Gear Acquisition Syndrome -Yvette

Gear Acquisition Syndrome -Yvette

Let’s talk about how we all got to the digital place with cameras today and...
Magazine Shoot – Angela Taylor

Magazine Shoot – Angela Taylor

I am always asked about how do I put together a shoot for a magazine?...
On Location With a Playmate

On Location With a Playmate

Working on an assignment with a fabulous Playboy® Playmate could be a photographer’s dream project...
Yvette Kingston Malibu Hills Location

Yvette Kingston Malibu Hills Location

Let’s talk about how to prepare to go on location as you can’t take too...
Golden Hour Swimsuit Model

Golden Hour Swimsuit Model

This images were shot on 1/14/04. 5:28:11PM With a Canon® EOS 10DF3.5 1/160sec with a...
Cindy Margolis Pinup Model

Cindy Margolis Pinup Model

Story behind these images of Cindy Margolis is not just about how to make a...
April Scott, On location fashion editorial

April Scott, On location fashion editorial

April Scott “Celebrity Editorial” Actress and Fashion model April Scott, On location for an editorial...
Yvette Nelson Flash Fill

Yvette Nelson Flash Fill

Yvette Nelson – “Flash Fill” One of the things I get asked about a lot...
April Scott Reuse Costumes & Clothing

April Scott Reuse Costumes & Clothing

Let’s talk about the reuse of Costumes & Clothing.One of the many things I am...
Tasha Reign Wet T

Tasha Reign Wet T

I had been in contact with Tasha Reign about shooting some new content for her...
Yvette Nelson Late Afternoon

Yvette Nelson Late Afternoon

I received an e-mail from Yvette Nelson about going over and shooting with her for...
Seana Ryan Penthouse Pet “Open Shade”

Seana Ryan Penthouse Pet “Open Shade”

How I shot a Penthouse® Pet Seana Ryan in open shade. I received an e-mail...
Carrie Stevens Editorial images

Carrie Stevens Editorial images

In this blog story I am going to talk about shooting an editorial set of...
Halloween Catalog Shoot

Halloween Catalog Shoot

How to work with a client that is going to try to switch things on...
Cindy Margolis Poster

Cindy Margolis Poster

“Americas #1 Pinup” Cindy Margolis on location. Find a great location at a beach (Or...
Theresa San-Nicolas Glamour Shot

Theresa San-Nicolas Glamour Shot

How did I create these fabulous glamour images of Actor/Model Theresa San-Nicolas who is featured...
Barbara Moore Playboy Playmate “The Box”

Barbara Moore Playboy Playmate “The Box”

In this story we will talk about using props to give the model something to...
Claudia Christian Sci-Fi Catsuit

Claudia Christian Sci-Fi Catsuit

Over the years I have built up a reputation for shooting images that are a...
Alice Bradley fashion shoot Sepulveda Dam

Alice Bradley fashion shoot Sepulveda Dam

The story today is about a fashion shoot that I created on location in Los...
Tiffany Sexy Nude

Tiffany Sexy Nude

In these great shots of cover model Tiffany I used my go-to set up for...
Swimsuit Shoot On Location

Swimsuit Shoot On Location

How I used my go-to on location set up for this assignment. What you will...
April Scott Bondage Outfit

April Scott Bondage Outfit

How did I get these fabulous images of model/actor April Scott In this wild leather...
April Scott – Front door!

April Scott – Front door!

How did I get these fantastic images of April Scott Actor/Model? April contacted me about...
White Cap® Poster H2O

White Cap® Poster H2O

Note: At the trade show (World of concert) they ran out of the posters as...
Gretchen Stockdale Pink Bikini

Gretchen Stockdale Pink Bikini

So how did I get these great shots of Gretchen Stockdale lying on the stones...
lana Kinnear Australian People Magazine

lana Kinnear Australian People Magazine

The Story Behind the Picture this time is about coming up with a cover image...
Alice Bradley Body Shaping Lighting

Alice Bradley Body Shaping Lighting

I get requests from people on Instagram that would like me to shoot with them...
Diana Rein Intimate Music Venue

Diana Rein Intimate Music Venue

How did I get these great shots of Diana Rein? I have talked about shooting...
Hotel Room – Do not disturb

Hotel Room – Do not disturb

I received an e-mail from a producer in Canada that was going to be in...
Fantasy Bunny with Mishel

Fantasy Bunny with Mishel

A fantasy bunny mask look with the very sexy Mishel who has lovely long blonde...
Nightclub Shoot with Yvette Nelson

Nightclub Shoot with Yvette Nelson

”Nightclub Shoot ” – Yvette Nelson When working on a shoot for Razor magazine I...
Kristi Curiali Penthouse® Test Shoot

Kristi Curiali Penthouse® Test Shoot

When I was a contributing photographer for Penthouse® magazine I would receive e-mail’s and calls...
Sexy Girl Postcards

Sexy Girl Postcards

This story is about my advice on shooting post cards and how it worked by...
Irina Voronina for Maxim

Irina Voronina for Maxim

In these shots of Playboy® Playmate Irina Voronina for Maxim online I set up a...
Playmate Poster Neriah Davis

Playmate Poster Neriah Davis

Playboy Playmate Neriah Davis – “Signature Poster” This Playmate Poster story behind the picture is...
Sports Illustrated swimsuit Calendar Shot

Sports Illustrated swimsuit Calendar Shot

I had met this lovely looking woman at a car wash and talked with her...
Catsuit on location with Carrie Stevens

Catsuit on location with Carrie Stevens

I had seen this group of buildings and thought I would go there to see...
Barbara Moore Playboy® Playmate – Burlesque

Barbara Moore Playboy® Playmate – Burlesque

This story is about how I set up a swing and made my images look...
Claudia Christian Celebrity Headshot

Claudia Christian Celebrity Headshot

When shooting a celebrity portrait, you will find that you are not given a lot...
Penthouse® Pet Prinzzess Sahara in Ring Light

Penthouse® Pet Prinzzess Sahara in Ring Light

I received a lot of e-mail requesting how to work with a ring-light and why...
Yvette Nelson Black Angel Wings

Yvette Nelson Black Angel Wings

I was working with Model/actress Yvette Nelson for a shoot on location in California, when...
Barbara Moore Playboy® Playmate – Beach Sweater

Barbara Moore Playboy® Playmate – Beach Sweater

I use to shoot most if not all of the content images of Playboy® Playmate Barbara...
Platinum magazine “Marry-Go-Round”

Platinum magazine “Marry-Go-Round”

We shot at about 4.30pm with a Hasselblad® camera and a 150mm lens. I used...
Carrie Stevens Rock & Roll Bunny

Carrie Stevens Rock & Roll Bunny

I had so many e-mail requests to shoot another sexy image of Playboy® Playmate Carrie...
Irina Voronina Playboy® Playmate – Beach Shoot

Irina Voronina Playboy® Playmate – Beach Shoot

Let’s talk about these shots on location with Playboy® Playmate Irina Voronina. I had a...
Roxbury staircase with Playboy® Playmate Barbara Moore

Roxbury staircase with Playboy® Playmate Barbara Moore

I use to be the photographer & webmaster for Playboy® Playmate Barbara Moore. This involved...
Emily Marilyn “The Queen of Kink”

Emily Marilyn “The Queen of Kink”

I received an e-mail from model Emily Marilyn “The Queen of Kink”, about shooting some...
Mariel Gomsrud Magazine Headshot

Mariel Gomsrud Magazine Headshot

Mariel Gomsrud – “Head Shot” How do I shoot a clean head shot that looks...
Tasha Reign Circus Tent II

Tasha Reign Circus Tent II

When investing in a custom made backdrop for a shoot it’s great if you can...
Roof Top Shot with Yvette Nelson

Roof Top Shot with Yvette Nelson

As I had talked about before, a photo idea can be simple but effective when...
Catalog shoot with Tiffany Toth Playboy® Playmate

Catalog shoot with Tiffany Toth Playboy® Playmate

In this Story Behind the Picture we are going to talk about a catalog shoot...
On location Swimsuit shots

On location Swimsuit shots

In these shots, I use a strobe to light up the models one the shot’s...
Glamour head shot with Mishel Thorpe

Glamour head shot with Mishel Thorpe

As you can see (shot above) it’s a super look, and one that you can...
Bizarre Magazine Cover

Bizarre Magazine Cover

After I had shot the cover images I shot Seana against the white wall in...
Yvette Nelson Malibu Hills

Yvette Nelson Malibu Hills

Every body is talking about life style images. We use to call it editorial, but...
Carrie Stevens location head shot

Carrie Stevens location head shot

Carrie Stevens – “Outside Head Shot” When shooting a head shot outside I find that...
Barbara Moore Glamour shoot

Barbara Moore Glamour shoot

when working with Playboy® Playmate Barbara Moore on her website I would always invent many...
Rebecca Mary Lingerie Pinup

Rebecca Mary Lingerie Pinup

Working with TV actor and model Rebecca Mary on some new stock images for a...
Irina Voronina Lingerie Shoot

Irina Voronina Lingerie Shoot

Working on a new project with movie actor and Playboy® Playmate Irina Voronina. I had...
Yvette Nelson Lingerie Shoot

Yvette Nelson Lingerie Shoot

Yvette Nelson – “lingerie Story” I was at a location home with professional lingerie model...
Renee Carroll Just Sexy!

Renee Carroll Just Sexy!

I received an e-mail from my dearest friend Reneé Carroll about shooting some new images...
Mariel Gomsrud Dramatic lighting

Mariel Gomsrud Dramatic lighting

For this dramatic lighting shoot I used a large 1000k tungsten light to give me...
Rebecca Mary Sexy Boots

Rebecca Mary Sexy Boots

Here is another sensational shot of Rebecca Mary. I was shooting for Australian People magazine...
RAW or JPG What should you know

RAW or JPG What should you know

When I first started switching from film to digital photography with my clients I had...
Carrie Stroup Head Shot

Carrie Stroup Head Shot

When working on a catalog shoot for a clothing manufacturer where I was asked to...
Australian Penthouse Wet Shoot

Australian Penthouse Wet Shoot

I believe that some of the simplest shots make the best impact. Why make it...
Emily Addison Erotic shoot

Emily Addison Erotic shoot

Canon 50D – Tamron Zoom 28-75mm – F8.0 – 1/125sec ISO200 (All images were shot...
Laguna Beach Calendar Shoot

Laguna Beach Calendar Shoot

I received an e-mail from a new client that had seen some of my photography...
Bizarre Magazine

Bizarre Magazine

I was reviewing some magazines on the fetish scene when I came across a copy...
Mariel Gomsrud Gardsman

Mariel Gomsrud Gardsman

I was interested in shooting with a new model that had a different look when...
Self-Portrait Alien Covenant

Self-Portrait Alien Covenant

I decided to do a self-portrait with the inspiration from the Ridley Scott’s Sci-Fi movie...
OnLine Catalog Shoot

OnLine Catalog Shoot

I had a call from a company about shooting for their online catalog. I went...
Wrist Watch SetUp

Wrist Watch SetUp

This setup information below is how I would shoot a wrist watch for a company...
Barbara Moore Circus Tent

Barbara Moore Circus Tent

Over the years I have been an exclusive photographer to Playboy® Playmate Barbara Moore, not...
Rebecca Mary Poster

Rebecca Mary Poster

I was working on a new project (Poster) with TV actor and model Rebecca Mary...
On Location Irina Voronina

On Location Irina Voronina

I contacted a poster company that I had worked with in the past and talked...
Story behind Razor Magazine shoot

Story behind Razor Magazine shoot

I got a call from model Tyler Stevens, she asked if I would come over...
Rebecca Mary “White Angel”

Rebecca Mary “White Angel”

I was shooting with Top model and TV actress Rebecca Mary on a new project...
Duran Duran “The Masonic in San Francisco”

Duran Duran “The Masonic in San Francisco”

The Story Behind the Picture and how I got to photograph Duran Duran in San...
Carrie Stevens 1940

Carrie Stevens 1940

Carrie Stevens is an all-American actress and model. You have probably have seen Carrie on...
Rebecca Mary Head Shot

Rebecca Mary Head Shot

Reviewing some images, I had taken of Rebecca Mary of TV fame “The Price is...
Carrie Stevens Editoral

Carrie Stevens Editoral

The first thing to happen is the idea in my head. I have a thought...
Carrie Stevens Poster

Carrie Stevens Poster

The story behind this Poster. I received an e-mail from a client about an offer...
Joe DeRenzo

Joe DeRenzo

I got a call from a well-known jazz drummer and producer in New York, Joe...
Bad Bunny Cocktail

Bad Bunny Cocktail

In shooting this image I gave a lot of thought to what I wanted, I...
On Location Yvette Nelson

On Location Yvette Nelson

Most guys would pass on this shot (Image below) and put it in the trash...
Yvette Nelson Head Shot

Yvette Nelson Head Shot

After shooting some new head shots of Model and Actor Yvette Nelson. She requested that...
Tiffany Selby Studio Shot

Tiffany Selby Studio Shot

Working on an idea for a new shot for my next book “Tips & Tricks”...
Firefighter Paramedic

Firefighter Paramedic

Like most covers of magazine these days it all starts with being commission from the...
Swedish Model

Swedish Model

I had an e-mail from a Swedish magazine that they have a model that is...
Elvis Catsuit

Elvis Catsuit

Here are some shots that I think demonstrate how a photographer can crank it up...
Sand Jeans Shoot

Sand Jeans Shoot

I was on location shooting content for a model’s website and we had decided that...
Irina Voronina

Irina Voronina

Irina Voronina Russian model/actor was chosen to be Playboy’s Playmate® for the Month in January...
Pinup Model

Pinup Model

This shot is hard to tell if it’s not an eleven photographically as the model...
Tiffany On Location

Tiffany On Location

This shot is of model Tiffany a top pinup model in California. I found this...
Yvette Nelson Catalog Shoot

Yvette Nelson Catalog Shoot

These images of model/actor Yvette Nelson were shot for a catalog (Color). But switching the...
On Location Rebecca Mary

On Location Rebecca Mary

Here is a fabulous shot you can do if you follow these rule’s. Have a...
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