Fire on the rocks
A two second light painting with fire, no composite work or Photoshop, other than color grading.
Nighttime portrait of my forever muse
Portrait of the incredibly talented Ms. Stephanie Rice, a Houstonian that was recently featured on the NBC program "The Voice"
Shot for "Cirque Noir"
Portrait of the singer songwriter Stephanie Rice. An incredible human with a beautiful voice.
A selfie on the rocks
Juli and myself on the rocks, moments before we light paint with fire
Light painting with fire on Galveston Island with Juli and Juliet
Juliet and the Beach
Portrait of local model Juliet Merlot
Shot at night with a two speedlite setup for a local jeweler, to showcase their new bracelet arrivals.
Light painting with fire, Galveston Island, 2017
Star Trails over Brazos Bend
A stack of over 140 photographs, blended in Photoshop to show the path of the winter stars as they drift along the horizon.
Promo shot for local event "Cirque Noir"
Light painting with fire in Austin
A light painting done on Sculpture Falls in Austin Texas.
The Fire and the Sea
Fire light painting portrait of Houston Ballet soloist Chun Wai Chan. Lit by hand in 1.5 seconds.
The Great Sand Dunes
Portrait of Julianne taken on the highest sand dunes in North America.
Chun Wai Chan
Portrait of Houston Ballet soloist Chun Wai Chan
Light painting with Fire
Juli and I created this on an unseasonably warm January evening in Galveston Texas. This is so far my most stolen image on the internet...
Light painting at Bull Creek
1.5 Second exposure light painting at Bull Creek in Austin Texas, using a light painting method learned from my good friend Eric Pare.
Long exposure fire portrait
This portrait is shot entirely in one frame with no Photoshop composites involved, using a unique light painting technique.
Portrait of Kelly
When I first saw Kelly, I knew I had to take her picture. With a meticulous styling regimen and an affinity for vibrant colors, Kelly made the ideal subject.
Gina "Gin Martini"
A portrait of Houston Pride Superstar 2015 winner Gin Martini. This portrait was created using a stroboscopic flash technique, with minimal compositing. Shot in our tiny home studio.
Light Painting with fire at Bull Creek
This is a one point seven second exposure shot at a lovely little creek in Austin Texas. A further evolution of a technique I learned from my friend Eric Pare.
The Great Sand Dunes
Panoramic view of the dunes in Great Sand Dunes National Park.
Light Painting with fire in Galveston
One second light painting from our little island, Galveston. Model is lit entirely by the flame in my hand. Work inspired by Eric Pare (@ericparephoto)
Fire light painting portrait
This shot was captured in one frame using no Photoshop for the flames. Using a unique light painting technique, I can add the beautiful texture of fire to any portrait.
Winner of Pride Superstar 2015, Gina is a very colorful girl. I brought out that vibrant look in the studio with a nice splash of colored light all around.
Light Painting Portrait
This light painting was created using a surprisingly simple technique, originally popularized by the artist Eric Paré.
Portrait of the lovely Vernique, shot in our tiny home studio.
Night time portrait of Julianne.
Ninety percent of my favorite photos are candid, and this is one of them.
Light painting portrait, Big Bend National Park
In the foothills of Big Bend National Park lies an abandoned mine that's over a century old. We created this light painting in just one and a half seconds using a simple technique popularized by Eric Pare.
Halo Portrait, 2015
A portrait of Hector Adan.
Nicholas Leh Baker
Portrait of local musician Nicholas Leh Baker
Montrose Street Portrait, 2015
A portrait of a local DJ, Jean-Paul Tiblier
Portrait of an explorer
Portrait of my great friend Jorden Stanley.
Light Painting Portrait
Using a technique originated by world renowned light painter Eric Paré, this portrait was lit by hand in one second, in a single frame.
Soft light and a splash of color make for an elegant portrait that compels your emotions.
Portrait of Chris Le
Photographed in downtown Houston, February 2016.
Ryce Yanez, 2016.
Ryce looks rather stoic in this shot.
Rooftop portrait in downtown Houston.
Light painting portrait of Julianne
Light painting is one of my favorite creative exercises, due to its (relative) simplicity and often fascinating results. This portrait of my dear Juli was lit by hand in one second, with no Photoshop involved.
Jordan, man of many hats
Jordan is a great friend of mine, and an avid participant in the urban exploration scene. We shot this in an abandoned department store from the 1950's right in the heart of downtown Houston. We lugged an entire portable studio setup down eight flights of stairs for this, and it was certainly worth the result.
A portrait of the very lovely Julianne taken in Big Bend National Park.
Portrait of Nicole
I love portraits, and I love dogs. When I got the opportunity to photograph the owner of the most successful pet sitting business in Houston, I jumped on it!
A portrait of Julianne.
The Eternal Bond
Ray and Tina hold hands shortly after taking their vows, 2015.
Golden hour was especially golden that day.
If only all of my portrait sessions could have live music...
Double Exposure, 2016.
These two wanted a ludicrously goofy image for their holiday cards, and I'm fairly certain I delivered.
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