DieFast at the Viper Room

DieFast at the Viper Room

  It was one of those lazy nights but I hauled myself down to the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood for a late night photo assignment with my friend’s band DieFast (Junker owner Tod Waters), at the Viper Room. As expected it was loud and gnarly as all can be. The band was working with a split lineup of original members, returning members and a fill in on guitar from Chris of Beasto Blanco. Fast and loud rocknroll permeated the walls of the Johnny Depp owned establishment like it was…

Video: Junker Designs for Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Video: Junker Designs for Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

  I was recently enlisted by friend and owner of Junker Designs, Tod Waters to shoot and edit a promo piece for Jane Goodall’s Roots&Shoots program. I already had some B-roll in the can from an artist profile piece that I’m making about Tod so all we had to do was shoot the stand up segment that morning. I’m not entirely sure what this program is all about, but it has something to do with an event in London and this piece will be featured at that event.   This…

Photoshoot: Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017

Photoshoot: Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017

  Yesterday, photography for the EY 2017 Entrepreneur Of The Year program continued with a long list of qualified finalists. We spent the day working with some very influential and innovative CEOs from companies in the Southern California area. Companies such as Stamps.com, Yamibuy, Omaze and Scopely will be participating in the program this year.   As you can see in the photo above, the photographic setup was a simple three point lighting plan. A key, fill and edge light did the work nicely on a gray seamless background. We…

Dirt hits the Shelves on June 1st!

Dirt hits the Shelves on June 1st!

  Once again my photographic work will be featured in book form on the cover of “Dirt Don’t Slow You Down” by Magnus Walker, being published by Random House Books. The book is currently available for sale through . Synopsis:   Magnus Walker is one of life’s originals. Serial entrepreneur, fashion designer, TV presenter, motivational speaker and one of the world’s most prolific Porsche collectors, the dreadlocked, tattooed hoarder of individual creativity is a very modern incarnation of idiosyncratic success. Raised in the grim, urban decay of Thatcher’s Britain, Magnus…

Photo Session: We Start Wars

Photo Session: We Start Wars

  There’s a new band in town! I recently had the opportunity to photograph LA band We Start Wars. Featuring Nita Strauss of Alice Cooper, Alicia Vigil of Vigil of War/She Demons, Seana, Nicole Papastavrou, Katt Scarlett of Femme Fatale and Lindsay Martin, we had a fantastic day of shooting. The day required a few setups both indoors and out. Posing 6 people at once was a challenge at times, but everything worked out great in the end.   The main promo photo was shot on a red seamless background…

Photo Story: She Used to Model

Photo Story: She Used to Model

As a working photographer and content creator in Los Angeles, I often work with interesting people in a variety of situations. Sometimes I know their names, sometimes I don’t and there are scenarios in which the only time I will ever actually see that person is on the day of the shoot and then never again. It’s the nature of the business. You show up, get the job done and then go home. Hanging out and starting up a friendship isn’t part of the deal. Sounds strange I know, but…

Love Kills in Fashion Video

Love Kills in Fashion Video

  For many years it has been my job to create original content whether it be visual, audible or both at the same time. Still photography will always have a place in the lexicon of media, but video is now an all important marketing and advertising tool on social media platforms. Images must move these days.   With that in mind, I have made many promotional videos for the fashion industry. Most of them start out as behind the scenes footage during a photo shoot. In these situations, time and…

KFSTV Showing Experimental Movies by Jon White

KFSTV Showing Experimental Movies by Jon White

  KFSTV is a new internet TV station started by Tim Woodward of Skin Two just this year. Within KFSTV you will find documentaries, feature films, fashion, interviews and nightlife coverage. After noticing there was room for experimental content, I submitted a short movie I made a couple years back called Nylon Commander. Shortly after, Tim got back to me and the next day I had my own film makers page on the site.   I won’t give away the details of the movie I submitted, but if you have…

A Grand Prix of Apparel Design

A Grand Prix of Apparel Design

With the Long Beach Grand Prix approaching quickly, I hauled it to Downtown LA yesterday to prepare artwork sent over to the Urban Outlaw warehouse from HotWheels. A new series of collector cars between HotWheels and Magnus will be unveiled at the grand prix and I needed to layout the T-shirt that will be given away at the event to promote the new collector cars. In all, a pretty simple layout job. One panel of four cars on the back of the shirt measuring 10.75″ X 13″ and a killer…