#FitnessFriday: Catrina

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

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.

#MondayMotivation: Mike Merrill

Had the opportunity to do some fitness shots with Atlanta based Actor Mike Merrill who was recently in The Bobby Brown Story. We wanted to create some Men’s Health Magazine clean fitness shots which is right up my alley. Styled by: Summer Tinch For the lighting set up I used a 4 light set up using…

#GetFreeWithBee: Devan

Continuing with my long exposure series while in Atlanta, I got to work with a great friend, actor and model Devan Dmarcus to create some expressive portraits. I love reconnecting with amazing artist like him and catching up with all the amazing things he has in stored for Black Men Smile. I can’t wait until he…

#GetFreeWithBee: Travis Cure

While traveling to Atlanta for work, I decided to contact some old friends to create art with, continuing with my long exposure series. I got to work with actor and model Travis Cure to create some amazing portraits while also playing around with incorporating colored gels into the background of long exposure images as well….

#GetFreeWithBee – Dance

In college, at VCU, I met these two amazing dancers Malik and Kiana! I just love how social media keeps everyone connected, because we were able to reconnect back out in LA. They have both followed their passions which led them to LA and I continue to be in awe watching their dance videos. From…

#GetFreeWithBee – Jayson

“I love when things are transparent, free, and clear of all inhibition and judgement.” – Pharrell I had the opportunity to photograph artist and model Jay for his birthday a few months back. I asked him what music helps him get free and he told me to put on Pharrell, and you could see him unfold. I…

#WorkoutWednesday – Eric Z

Decided to throwback to my first photo shoot at Venice Beach with Eric Z. For this shoot we knew we wanted to get some outdoor action shots so I pulled three Nike outfits, red to coordinate the greenery at the beach, a green that worked well with the neutral workout areas, and you can never…

#MondayMotivation – Kayla

When coming up with a concept for a test shoot for Sports + Lifestyle Unlimited represented model Kayla, we wanted to do an in studio fitness shoot. In some of the images I left the v-flat in the frame because I loved the way it framed the image. We styled her in three adidas workout…

#WorkoutWednesday – Morgan

When I was living in Atlanta, Erik Umphery referred me to this amazing fitness model Morgan who was traveling to Atlanta and was looking to shoot while there. Sadly we were unable to shoot because of my schedule but I’m glad we were able to finally shoot together during her trip to LA! We decided to…

#MondayMotivation – John Gaines

A couple of weeks ago, Wilhelmina fitness model John Gaines Jr. contacted me about creating some fitness images. Knowing he was well diverse in athletics, we decided to create a mixture of fitness as well as sports images. For this shoot I styled him in Nike gear, and chose items that would either compliment the background…

#GetFreeWithBee – Crystelle

“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.” – Muhammad Ali When coming up with a concept for a test shoot for Sports + Lifestyle Unlimited represented model Crystelle, after finding out her boxing experience I decided a long exposure theme would be perfect for her, to let her get free. We styled her in…

#WorkoutWednesday – Yamen

A few weeks ago I got great news that Yamen Sanders (the model I previously shot) was signed to Wilhelmina Models. After getting signed he told me he was in need of some location images for his portfolio book that will help him land more jobs, so we woke up bright and early one morning, and hit…

#GetFreeWithBee – Justus

As artist we sometimes feel like we hit a road block with our creativity. We struggle to want to create, we struggle with ideas and concepts, and sometimes it takes an unexpected situation to get the motivation you’ve been waiting for. Justus contacted me via Instagram about collaborating together, which was at the perfect time…

#WorkoutWednesday – Melvin Echard

“Those who don’t jump will never fly.” Had the opportunity to photograph professional long jumper and fitness model of Sports & Lifestyle Unlimited Agency, Melvin Echard and enjoyed every second of this shoot! His positive spirit matched his energy during this shoot and we captured some amazing portraits as well as some long exposure jumps. Make…

New Published Work!!

New Beauty editorial published in Elléments Magazine’s July issue. Model: Nathalie Fust MUA/Hair: Akiko You can see the full editorial on my website, or you can purchase the magazine Online/Print! Below are some outtakes from this shoot: