Category: Cultural Photography


The town of San Martín de Terreros (San Martín) is located in the Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo, the proclaimed “Cradle of National Independence.”  (in the State of Guanajuato). There are 695 people who live there. San Martín de Terreros (San...

/ October 17, 2018

Out Of Nowhere

First, the stills. And then the video! I had the great pleasure of shooting with Taos Band “Out Of Nowhere” on Saturday night. Out of Nowhere is a high-energy dance band of covers and originals, with influences that span swing, jazz, soul, funk, R&B,...

/ April 29, 2018

Birrell Jones Studio & Gallery

The new Birrell Jones Studio and Gallery, 832 State Road 76, Chimayó, New Mexico 87522. Anticipated Opening Spring, 2018. Why Worry? Be Happy! Life Is An Adventure, Not A Destination.  

/ December 12, 2017

Santa Fe Public Schools Music Program Parade

On October 21, 2017 I had the great pleasure to act as the photographer for the Ortiz Middle School Marching Band.  My assignment was to document the band’s participation in a public demonstration march with other Santa Fe Public Schools...

/ October 23, 2017

My Santa Fe Fix On #Route66

Every now and then, I just have to get away for a photography adventure of some kind.  This month, it was a Road Trip from Los Angeles to Santa Fé, all along the old US Route 66.  Or #route66 as it is...

/ September 24, 2016

Sunset And Dine

COALITION TO PROTECT L.A. NEIGHBORHOODS & JOBS STOP THE HOUSING BAN presented THE FIFTH ANNUAL SUNSET & DINE: CELEBRATING COMMUNITY AND CUISINE  I had the honor of being the official event photographer.  Sunset & Dine celebrates some of the eclectic and creative...

/ September 1, 2016

Hollywood Property Owners Alliance

One of my favorite clients, the Hollywood Property Owners Alliance, recently moved their office to a beautiful, hip new storefront location in the middle of Hollywood, immediately dressing up the neighborhood with their brightly lit windows. To celebrate their move-in, they invited the...

/ March 14, 2016

Night of the Radishes (Noche de Rábanos)

Night of the Radishes (Noche de Rábanos) is an annual event held every December 23rd in the city of Oaxaca, Mexico.  In 2005, I volunteered to be the “official” photographer for the city Government, as the City had no decent photographs to use...

/ December 22, 2015

Night At The Sands

A night at the Sands from Creative Artist Studios is more than a theatrical event, it is an experience. From the moment you walk in the doors the players bring you on board and into their dramas. Lucy just wants...

/ November 28, 2015

Only In Hollywood 2015

The Only in Hollywood Music + Arts Festival was a four-day music and arts showcase and walkable neighborhood open house for the Hollywood community. This was the inaugural Music + Arts experience and was a showcase of both established performers and artists, and...

/ November 10, 2015


Second City in Hollywood celebrates over 50 years of cutting edge satiric revues and sketches with its latest hysterically witty musical sketch  ArmaGAYddon. The show begins with the premise that Gay marriage has been sanctioned by the Supreme Court of...

/ July 12, 2015

Diana Terranova & Her Pal PowerGirl

When DC Comics put out the PR call for a Guinness Book of World Records attempt at the record for the largest COSPLAY character event, it was irresistible.  As we often say around here, Only In Hollywood!

/ April 20, 2015

Dodge Challenger Hellcat

  #Challenger #Hellcat  @dodge Oh how pretty. #She #MakeItPop to a #purrfect #cinemagraph

/ April 12, 2015

Flamenco Mexicana!

Does shooting a high-resolution Medium Format camera for web sized images make a difference?  You better believe it does!  The whole look is different from 35mm.  So are the depth of field and focus fall off.  These from my first book,...

/ February 23, 2015

I (heart) Art

Hollywood Arts Council “I (Heart) Art” Event 2015 by Chuck Jones This video is about Hollywood Arts Council “I (Heart) Art” Event 2015. Ok, I admit it.  I am a complete sucker for anything to do with promoting the arts to...

/ February 10, 2015


These masks are all in our personal collection, and are not for sale.  They are the work of a Mexican artist friend.  Fabulous, aren’t they?

/ February 2, 2015

Light Is Also A Noun

Stop thinking of light as Illumination, and start thinking about light as your subject. Light as a Noun, not as an adjective. Leica M9, 21mm Summilux f/1.4 ASPH @ f/3.4.  1/8th Sec ISO 160.

/ July 5, 2014

Leica 100 Years Celebration Portraits

IN 2014, LEICA CAMERA AG WILL BE CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF LEICA PHOTOGRAPHY The year 1914 saw the birth of 35 mm Leica photography as we know it today. Oskar Barnack made the Leitz Camera, the very first Leica, 100...

/ May 4, 2014

Dia de los Muertos 2013

I’ve photographed Dia de los Muertos in Mexico for seven of the past eleven years. It is one of those long term photography projects that just sneaks up on you, and you don’t even realize it is a long term...

/ December 2, 2013


Call us nuts or call us interested in mature level discussions about the Art, Science, and Technology of image creation in today’s age.  Whatever spirit motivated each of us, working together with a group of my friends we have launched...

/ November 25, 2012

Occupy San Francisco & The iPhone 4S

Occupy-San-Francisco-Cut-IV from TheCameraForum on Vimeo. Filmed October 15, 2011 on a one-day old iPhone 4S. On this day global protests for democracy occurred in 951 cities, in 85 countries around the world. San Francisco, California, USA was one of them....

/ July 4, 2012

Deep Green Festival

The magic got off to a roaring start Saturday, April 21, 2012 in Richmond, CA.  Deep Green, the 2nd annual earth day celebration of cannabis, health & ecology.  Entertainment consisted of soulful rap from the guest DJ’s and live performances from...

/ May 5, 2012


Terry is now on permanent disability retirement, after a riot related injury she experienced working in the Juvenile Detention Center in Oakland, CA.  Terry formerly told this story to the inmates in her charge.  Thank you Terry for sharing your...

/ May 2, 2012

Now Departing: The Magic Love Bus

Has it really been that many years?  In 1964 author Ken Kesey and his crew of “Merry Pranksters” cast off from the San Francisco Bay Area in their psychedelic day-glow painted school bus named “Further.” Further’s trip proved to be...

/ April 16, 2012