HEY THERE!You may know me for my comedy photos, these days I work in the public sector photographing everything from City Council Meetings to Street Festivals for the City of Long Beach.
Occasionally I have free time, if you’d like to hire me to photograph your event, here are my qualifications:
CITY PHOTOGRAPHER / FILM PERMIT COORDINATOR2016 - Present
I work for the City of Long Beach Special Events & Filming Department photographing everything from City Council Meetings to Music Festivals and the Grand Prix. I also assist in fulfilling filming permits for TV, Movies, Commercials, and Student Films.
It’s a weird, wonderful job and I’m lucky to have it.
FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER2007 - PresentOut and about documenting the LA alternative comedy scene. Photos have appeared in publications such as Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Vice magazine, British Airways' Highlife, and LA Weekly. See some tearsheets.
CLIENTS INCLUDE Upright Citizens Brigade Los Angeles Amy Poehler (photography for her book, Yes Please) Judd Apatow Riot LA Comedy Festival Kapturevision VICEMEDIA Cracked.com Thrilling Adventure Hour SF Sketchfest Maxfuncon Cinefamily Largo at the Coronet Feral Audio Never Not Funny’s Pardcast-a-thon Quiznos Paul F. Tompkins (see: Laboring Under Delusions) A Special Thing Records - Album photography for Brent Weinbach, Matt Besser, and Graham Elwood
LINESPACE STUDIOGraphic DesignerJuly 2006 - 2016
Specializing in Environmental & Print Design.See photos of some projects here.
PROJECTS INCLUDE USC Verdugo Hills Hospital History Wall USC VHH commemorative donor book Abalone Cove Interpretive Signage Terranea Resort Wayfinding Cal State Fresno Interpretive Signage AeroVironment Electric Car Charger Interface AV Installation Guide
SEGERSTROM CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTSHead UsherSeptember 1999 - PresentDelegate shift assignments to volunteer ushersResolving Patron Complaints and Seating Conflicts
BEST BUYRetail SlaveMedia Specialist / Customer Service / Sales2001 - July 2006Music, Movie, Video Game Merchandising and SalesCreation and Implementation of Store SignageStore Wall Mural
EDUCATIONOTIS COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN Los Angeles, CABFA Graduate in Visual Communication(fancy talk for graphic design)
CYPRESS COLLEGECypress, CAAA Liberal ArtsAlpha Gamma Sigma Honor SocietyOpera ClubStudy Abroad Program - London, England
CERRITOS COLLEGECerritos, CAStudy Abroad Program - Rome, Italy
OTHER SKILLSProject ManagementPhotography: BTS, Food, Animal, EventBrand Refresh ConsultantPhotoshopIllustratorDreamweaverinDesignHTMLGIFSMicrosoft Office SuiteKeynoteCPR (Adult & Infant)First AidAEDLadder Safety (yes, really...)