Doing a reset today, shaking the etch-a-sketch. I put together a quick new moodboard of stuff that is resonating with me right
Hotel shoot at the Audemar. Maybe some street shots around the hotel Shoot all over inside the hotel; entrance, lobby, bar, ha
Been knocking this idea around a little bit lately. I’m imagining making a book, the same concept as before – an under
Street Portraits | The new season
I recently finished final selections on the True session (back in January ’23). I ordered a set of digital prints of the
CONCEPT NOTES What do I love about these shots, what do I want to create? Before jumping into this list of ideas, I think it w
STREET PORTRAITS portfolio update
Same day and time as my last post about art nudes. I just opened up my STREET PORTRAITS portfolio and realizing how much more
My experiments with shooting film.
Notes on my work shooting portraits of the city.
SHOOT – True
Fantasy and horror portraits
My thoughts on this concept for a photo book project.
Street Portrait Collab Shoots
I’d like to start doing a lot more portrait shoots a lot more often, so I’ve started this new collab campaign to f
Ideas for some emotive portraits.
MOOD – KARMA STREET SHOOT
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Craft Versus Creativity?
I was just reflecting on the days when I was really getting into the craft aspect of photography, and I was genuinely enthusia
Simple compositions, magical light, and rich colors.
I’m currently working on shooting new things; specifically, shooting interesting building details around DTLA. I wasn
About the Artist
Hello there! I’m Jim. I’m a professional visual creative, working as a senior graphic designer by day and pursuing
Songs are places.
I was just listening to the Tori Amos’ London Girls, which I’ve been attached to from the first time I heard it. I
Managing our emotions is a survival skill.
I was just reading something by David duChemin where he referred to the concept of ‘sketch images’, which I’
Fantasy Portrait Work
I like the overall sensibility of this one. At the moment, it makes me think of creating a custom city backdrop using differen
Urban Fantasy Portrait Backdrops
This is a selection of some pieces where I really dig the urban environments in the backgrounds. My objective is to find photo
Where Things Are
First, I’m officially on an indefinite hiatus from shooting portraits. I’m getting back to photography basics, foc
Light, Color, and a Sense of Place
I’m planning to go out tomorrow night (Saturday October 30, the night before Halloween) to shoot the marquee signs on Br
The selection process.
So I’m going through my current photo selections for the fashion editorial portfolio. As I’m working to narrow the
Spending this Saturday morning reviewing my current fashion portfolio selections with an editorial eye. These are my observati
Modus Operandi – Locations
This morning (it’s Labor Day) I’m updating my locations gallery and changing up my MO a bit. Decided to abandon th
Fantasy Meets Street
I recently realized I was really missing the magical visual elements of my fantasy portrait work, so now I’m experimenting w
Inspo from Brian Ziff, currently a favorite photographer of mine. Putting these two side-by-side turned on a light bulb; I can
Selections and moodboards
Made some good progress on the selections for the book this weekend. Doing this book, thinking about the finality of the decis
Downtown Photo Walk
Did a quick photo walk around the neighborhood tonight, which I haven’t done for a while.
For me, the editorial selection process is probably the most challenging part of photography. I currently have around 65 photo
In an effort to bring some accountability into my creative life, I thought I’d start a work blog. My plan is to put down
Shots of the downtown view from our 10th floor safehouse. Newest to oldest. We moved into this place right before the COVID lo
Bring on the Night
The beginnings of a photo series / short film project I've been playing with.
Music video for Cold Blue Rebels’ Zombie Love. Shot and edited by me, produced by Mickey Finn.
Cold, Blue, and Beautiful
Music video for Cold Blue Rebels’ Cold, Blue and Beautiful. Shot and edited by me, produced by Mickey Finn.
The Toledo Show
Content I created for this iconic Los Angeles label. These videos were my first foray into shooting and editing.