ventura

Indian Summer

When was the last time you did something for the first time?

 

Mad Max video game release party

Mad Max video game release party

Portraits with Dash Dobrofsky 

Portraits with Dash Dobrofsky 

LoL

LoL

Ventura County Fair 

Ventura County Fair 

DIY's in DTLA

DIY's in DTLA

San Francisco

San Francisco

Pacifica

Pacifica

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Flower Project

Flower Project

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Don't call it a dream, call it a plan. 

The End is the Beginning is the End

Sooo here is a little update on my life since I haven't really been blogging. I graduated, I am trying to work and I am trying to somewhat manage this "adult life" thing, though I'm not sure I am doing so swell. 

From the loads of homework assignments and photo projects to countless hours spent in the studio, as well as preparing for the Graduation Review and Portfolio Show, my final semester at Brooks Institute was one heck of a ride. The last few months of college may have been some of the most stressful times I have experienced in life so far, but you know what they say, it only gets harder from here. 

After graduation I quickly went into working as a social media coordinator for the Downtown Ventura Organization where I learned many things about social media and marketing. Throughout that time I was lucky enough to have some freelance photography jobs working with some really awesome people. 

Here is a small selection of images I wanted to share with you all from the last couple of months. Enjoy!

I was fortunate enough to be able to work with a lifestyle media company who hired me as their photographer. I was able to experience some crazy things, meet some great people and visit some amazing places in Los Angeles. 

Also took a one night trip to Phoenix, AZ to do a job with miss Ashleigh Mower. 

I had the chance to photograph the brand new Topa Topa Brewing Company  for Downtown Ventura Organization. They have some really tasty beers and a great atmosphere. Their Tasting Room is located at 104 E Thompson Blvd. Ventura, CA 93001. 

And a very quick trip to the Bay, always a pleasure. San Francisco, you have a piece of my heart. 

Quick and random trips to SLO :)

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Oh yeah, and day trips to Sequoia National Park with my family for Mother's Day.

Also my beautiful, smart and amazing best friend Alexis graduated from UCLA. So glad to have been apart of this and I am so proud of you! Can't wait to see all of the amazing things you accomplish!

I have beautiful friends :)

Some snapshots from my wanderings through LA. 

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Just recently I was introduced by a good friend to a very wonderful photographer named Colin Young-Wolff, where I was offered a assisting job! Colin is a Los Angeles based behind the scenes and event photographer, who also attended Brooks Institute in the past. Colin and I work in very different fields of photography so I am really excited to start this next chapter in my life learning some new things which I know will be an amazing experience.   

Cheers! to adulthood and giving a stab at this thing called life. Can't wait to see what comes next!

Portugal The Man

Portugal The Man has been one of my favorite bands for the last few years and when I heard that they were coming to Ventura I knew I had to be there and photograph them. I was able to catch them at the very end of their tour and it was one of the craziest experiences of my life, and probably the most rewarding. I am so glad I was able to be there and would love the chance to do it again.

Ray Lucke

I have the great opportunity to photograph a very talented surfboard shaper names Ray Lucke who lives and operates his shop in Camarillo, California. Check out his website and blog:

http://venturasurfboardrepair.com/

http://rluckesurfboards.wordpress.com/tag/ray-lucke/

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