Monday, December 13, 2010

AB Design Studio

Hello All

A few days ago I had the opportunity to photograph AB Design Studio, an architecture and design company in Santa Barbara, CA. Naturally, it is a really neat space considering what they do for business. For all you Brookies, yes, this is indeed part of the mysterious 5th floor of Cota.

Thanks to AB Design for taking the time to let me come in and shoot!


More Architecture posts to come after the madness of graduation settles down..... Sunday is the big day!!!

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Food Shots Lately...

Here are some shots I have been working on lately for food class....hope you like!


Wednesday, December 1, 2010

More Sweets!

Our Food class got a second crack at doing the sweets assignment.

Hope it makes you hungry :)


Friday, November 26, 2010

Graduation Thank You

Graduation is upon me in three short weeks. Although I won't technically be gone till Feburary, I will be walking across the stage Dec 19th.

Image by Stephanie Browne!

Enjoy :)

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Hearts of Romaine

Hearts of Romaine salad with candied pecans, apples, and blue cheese. Courtesy of Corktree Cellars. (good thing Chris was there to eat it, the pecans were an unfortuante suprise).


Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Group Shoot! Hot Beverage

Here are some highlights and the final finished layout from our group's theme "Teas" for our beverage assignment this week. We got to shoot some beautifullll (and also extremely expensive!) teas from a store called Teavana, including: Lavendar, Acai, Green Tea, Almond Biscotti, Strawberry Lemonade tea. One of them even bloomed into a flower after it was done steeping! They were pretty incredible, I must say. Our studio smelled magnificent.

Hope you enjoy! Group copyright also goes to Becky LeVeck and Laura Hatch :)

Monday, November 8, 2010

Hot Apple Cider

Here is some steamy apple cider for you all on these chilly fall nights...

Friday, November 5, 2010


First Food class assignment.....I was stoked about the subject matter but I've got to say food styling is very, very tricky if you don't know what your doing...I really respect food photographers now! I'm looking forward to this class...keep on the look out for more food shots to come this session :)

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Vespas are Back!

Hey there! Hope everyone had a safe and fun Halloween.

Over the weekend I got the chance to photograph a pair of beautiful vintage Vespa's courtesy of Mr. Will Sweda (and Brian too!). I was pretty stoked to get the opportunity to photograph some blue Vespas, because not only do I not have a blue scoot in my portfolio thus far, but I feel like its a pretty rare color to find at all....and what do you know, I got my hands on two!

It should be noted that these are two different blue color is more periwinkle blue and one is more cyan. Both were shot in Santa Barbara.

Oh, and a little plug...I will be continuing this project up until I leave Santa Barbara after graduation and plan on making a book out of the keep your eyes peeled for that!


Thursday, October 21, 2010

The House on the Hill

Our architecture had the opportunity to shoot this great house up on the Riviera with an amazing view. We shot it a couple of weeks ago, but were not happy with the first time round of images. Plus, it was so foggy we didn't get any of the amazing view in the shots! The homeowner DJ was nice enough to let us come back and reshoot (thanks again DJ!) and I think its safe to say we are much happier this time around. View included.

Hope you enjoy

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Before and After...

Our teacher encourages us to do before and after shoots of the spaces we photograph, the "before" being if someone walked in with a camera and took a BDE exposure of the space with no editing or styling. So here you see that version of the room, and then our final styled, lit, and photoshopped version of the image.


And Now For Some Interior Design...

Alright so these shots were done for an interior designer instead of the usual architects we have been working with lately. It's pretty unusual to find a Santa Fe style home in Santa Barbara amongst all the old spanish style ones, so it was a nice change.

Hope you enjoy