Well, thats handy.
Scene shops are wonderfully eclectic places where old scenery, parts and materials hang from every surface and and stud, piled in corners and buckets, where more time is spent finding a tool than using it.
Hummus for the masses
With 50 cent per can rain check, you would buy out the Garbanzo stock too
50 mile bike path around Lake Washington
On set during a shoot about boy meets girl featuring the Black Sweeds music. It'd be safe to guess that I played the boy.
Sunset shot with Silouetted subject: Check
This is one of those things where you say, "I'm in Thailand, so I better visit this stuff," but in practice, its like "yep, there it is"
Mangosteen. Perhaps the best fruit I've ever eaten. It taste like a mix of sweetest ripened mango and juiciest orange you can imagine. The skin drips blood red when peeled but the inner is firm and creamy.
Laos capitol city Arc de Triump. Note the women in the blue dress for scale. The interior looks like a parking garage with souvineer shops.
Repelling down after succussfully conquering a 30m (100ft) -10 (6b+) degree limestone cliff.
A whale shark, the largest living fish species and a top prize for any scuba diver. A child at 5 meters, he'll eat enough to grow to as much as 12 meters (40 ft)
Soon, I will own you. Armed with a machete, we will discover hidden treasures.
Saigon, Vietnam. Not to be confused with Ho Chi Minh city. Its like saying SF versus the SF bay area. Point and Shoot SD880
Vietnam is going through major growth and large scale infrastructural upgrades are the cornerstone thats linking their sprawl. This bridge officially opened a week later, but they were nice enough to open the gate so I could take a photo down the length of the bridge.
Roughly the size of Golden Gate park, this popular southern Thai island has exploded into a resort village catering to dive savvy backpackers with the hopes of citing a whale shark. 70mm F5.0 25seconds ISO400
Rewiring my generator at a road side home after spending a night in their storage room.
Cinco de Mayo. The real question is: where do you find sombreros in the middle of Vietnam?
I was so miserable. I had just had the worste time motobiking/slushing as I walked along side my bike, in the dark through mud that would deflect off my front fender into my face.
I was a bit hysterical, determined to position my camera on this light fixture. Just before the shot snapped, it slipped and I quickly reached up to catch it. I feel like it genuinely captured my despair.
I had had a slough of mechanical problems, from simple flat tires to brake rod that coiled itself around my rear axle to a generator that had to be rebuilt...all in the same day. I had enough problems to turn my 1.5 day attempt to get to Hanoi into a 5 day hell.
With my appendages dangling from the top of this Eiffel tower, I relax and take in the view.
After learning my lesson from camping out in someones front yard, I decided that I would hence forth seek a shelter where ever I hung my hammock
Working my way up from the coast to 10,000ft
H'mong Tribe woman in front of an adobe home
After a morning working with locals to till the weeds, we break for lunch, which consists of stubby fried pork skin and a bitter boiled leafy green
Shot with a point and shoot while staying with a Vietnamese village family in the limestone mountains of the north
Modeling up some lighting postions to determin instrument sizing and sight lines.
Not sure what Google algorithm led to these ads.
A mock up (right) for a revamping Kathy's "Rivets" poster (left). Note: those fine lines around "Rivets" in the new poster are fixable errors from exporting
Rivets bus sign prop: I traced an image of a bus sign from the 40's (left) in AutoCAD and then dressed it in Illustrator (right) for scaleable pixlationless-free print outabilty
The light plot for Rivets will use about 90 instruments, including LED's, moving light and practicles for a total of about 120 channels
Plan View of Schematics of interior lighting for the Lobby and entry of Boxcar Theater's new studio theater
Lighting for the Rivets 2010 Run. 100 Conventional and LED lights award Rivets with another successful light design to match the musical sensation that's sweeping Richmond by storm. Hey, you've got to start somewhere.
Currently up at Sea Ranch, the sf ballet touring group rehearses under work lights. Hung a show (44 lights, cabled, colored and focused) last night. Programed this morning. Tonight we perform!
Found in Nha Trang, Central Vietnam
And then suddenly, in the middle of the serene dance duet, he had a mental breakdown and started beating the living shit out of her.
And ever since that day, despite its inconvenient cumbersome size, she would only wear a hockey goalies outfit when dancing.
Adam 23 vs father 29
This looks worse than it really is.
In a city that gets no snowfall, the annual Valentines day pillow fight fits the bill. Feather angels anyone?
No chocolate, no diamonds, but all love.
Pillow fighting the night away in Justin Herman Plaza
Beautifully crafted full orchestra of marionettes for Berkeley Rep's brilliantly presented version of Lemony Snicket's "The Composer is Dead"
Exploring Joshua Tree
Composition by Mike Coleman
Nestled in the Hollywood hills on streets that look similar to those in the Berkeley hills, sits a home with an unsuspecting world class sound mixing and recording studio across from the kitchen and down the hall from the dinning room.
I helped Mike record a interview with some of the industries best sound recording artist talk about their work on recent release of "The Fighter." That guy holding a mic boom over his head for an hour just out of the frame, oh yeah, thats me.
High up at Ceasar Palaces "Rain Man" Penthouse suite, helping Mike shoot for Dolby during the International CES (Consumer Electronic Show). Good people, views and food abound, plus a sneak peak at some incredible technology coming out.
See that smart phone on the coffee table, left? It's pumping out HD video and 5.1 Surround to that 60" TV. The future is now.
DJ Discomark Turntables aggressor technics 1200 mk2 mixing djing Mark
Here you go Michael.
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7ft high ceilings and 1.5 hours to set up lights for this band performing in a single car garage sized basement of a China Town bar.
Meet my new friend Ion.
Paperwork of the Production Light Designer
A little surprise I found in my boots one morning in the Trinity Alps
Genuine ticket, Mark and a friendly folk down here from Canada with two jars of seasonings in his hands.
Berkeley City Club Wedding lighting September 2011
36 conventional instruments
6 RGB LED
Sugarloaf Fine Arts Camp photo sessions. Every year, I teach impromptu portrait and photo lighting techniques during rec with the campers.
Taken before I had to escape the stage from an angry brawl of people trying to overcome the main stage platform
7 days, 19,341ft, tears fueled by determination. A struggle, gasping for air. The last 4000ft sprint from 11pm to 7am in sub zero darkness. Who knew that this stupid sign could mean so much.
My fathers goal was to reach the top.
Mine was to tell him how much I loved him.
We both succeeded.
Israel seems to be non existent according to this Jordanian hotel.
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Bacon in KL - proof that anything is possible
Sugarloaf 2015 cat sweater purple hair gym hallway
Daisy on my plate
But when she went to Mexico City, it was time to find a way out.