Mt Sac Relays

Had the opportunity to cover the Mt Sac Relays this past weekend at El Camino College and it was definitely fun to watch. SO much amazing talent on the track! Long Jumpers: Tara Davis, Sha’keela Saunders, Eliane Martins, Tori Franklin, Malaina Payton Check out more images on my website!  

#FitnessFriday: Catrina

Had the opportunity to photograph beautiful fitness model Catrina of Sports + Lifestyle Unlimited on a beautiful day in Los Angeles.    

#GetFreeWithBee: Trey Daniels

Had the opportunity to photograph amazing saxophonist Trey Daniels who is currently on tour with THE Anita Baker. Of course I asked him to get free in front of my camera, and was able to get some amazing long exposure portraits of him playing. Make sure to follow him at @treydanielsmusic, and check out his new…

#WhatsYourWhy? – Reese Whitely

#WhatsYourWhy? defines the purpose of each individual and how their “why” is the driving force that pushes them every single day.

GladiatHers Summit

The GladiatHers®: Women in Sports Empowerment Summit (“The Summit”) aims to close the confidence gap for women in sports.

#WhatsYourWhy? – Coach Bazz

#WhatsYourWhy? defines the purpose of each individual and how their “why” is the driving force that pushes them every single day.

Kölner Hochsprung Meeting 2019

Had the opportunity to cover the Kölner Hochsprung Meeting 2019 at the Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln in Cologne, Germany. Luis Castro of Puerto Rico won the meet with a national record of 2.26m and Jamal Wilson of the Bahamas came second with 2.22m. Images also include Edgar Rivera of Mexico and Jean Carlos Ramirez of Cuba.

#WhatsYourWhy? – John Lewis

#WhatsYourWhy? defines the purpose of each individual and how their “why” is the driving force that pushes them every single day.

2019 Published work in Ellements Magazine

For this look I had my subject on a grey background. For the lighting set up I used a 4 light set up using the Paul C Buff‘s Einstein 640 watts Flash units. On the key light, I had the 47″ Foldable Octabox with a Grid, as well as a yellow gel, overhead and to camera right…

In the Quiet Moments: Saniél AtkinsonGrier

Had the opportunity to photograph Saniél AtkinsonGrier, high jumper for Team Jamaica, during her training session with Tru Fit Athletics in Miami, FL. Check out more images from this series on my website.

#WorkoutWednesday: Toavon

I had the opportunity to photograph actor and fitness model Toavon in Los Angeles. With the NBA season getting more and more intense, we wanted to do a basketball inspired shoot. I did a two light set up, with a 47″ Foldable Octabox as the key light. For the second light, I played around with…

#MCM: Freddie Fleming

Just going to throw some nice natural light photos of Freddie Fleming taken at FD Studio. For this shot, since his back was at the window, I had a white v-flat behind me to bounce light back onto the subjects face.

Sunset Maternity Session

I had the opportunity to do a maternity session for Alicia Fitch of Brighter Affairs Events and Ent. She wanted a rooftop themed shoot showing off the Atlanta skyline with her baby bump. So in love with how the images turned out. For the lighting set up I used Paul C Buff‘s Alien Bee Flash Unit with the 47″ Foldable Octabox and…

#WorkoutWednesday: JRazz Bands

Had the opportunity to photograph Jasmine Rasco and the release of her new JRazz Collection premium resistance bands, the JRazz Bands. We created some stop motion fitness videos which displayed different workouts that you can do with the bands, as well as a comparison video. Not to be biased, but this is an amazing product! As…

CYBER WEEK SAVINGS

!!!CYBER WEEK SALE!!! “Did I Shutter” Tees/Crewnecks/Hoodies and “Photo Shopper” Tote Bag Promo code: CYBERWEEK for $5 off http://www.balyssatrofort.com/store Also offering 25% Discount on all Photography Sessions and One-On-One Training Sessions in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Miami. Photo sessions must be booked by December 1st for discount to be applied. Use Promo code CYBERWEEK2 for…

#MondayMotivation: Nic B

I had the opportunity to photograph Los Angeles based fitness trainer Nic B. One thing I love about following her on instagram is that everyday she reminds you to shine your light! We all have many super powers but there’s nothing more rewarding than having a positive impact on someone’s life by simply being yourself and inspiring…

#WorkoutWednesday: Samori

Had the opportunity to photograph Samori of Sports + Lifestyle Unlimited Agency. This was a fun but a challenging shoot because of some nosey on lookers 🙄😂, but other than that it was a fun quick shoot. The cons of shooting with colored grenades is the short duration of the smoke, as well as taking in…