#WCW: Jasmine

Guess who got signed?! So after submitting the images from our first shoot together, Jasmine ended up getting signed by Sports + Lifestyle Unlimited Agency! Woohoo!!! So we decided to do a second shoot to add more fitness, lifestyle, and swimwear looks to her portfolio.

#MondayMotivation: Jasmine

So one of my best friends from high school expressed to me her interest in getting into modeling, and with her basketball and yoga experience I suggested her getting into fitness modeling. During my visit to Miami we reconnected and made some magic on a cloudy, rainy day, and guess what?! These images helped her…

#FitnessFriday: Quasars + Strobes

I’m not going to lie, this shoot was a little challenging because this set was built to shoot video with the fitness models. Mixing constant lights plus strobes can somewhat be a challenge, but greatness can come of it when you understand lighting! The back lights consisted of 4 gelled quasars to create a beautiful…

#WCW: Karlee

Had the opportunity to photograph beautiful fitness model Karlee of Sports + Lifestyle Unlimited to update her portfolio in Miami. I love shooting in natural light especially when you can guide your subject in the best position for lighting!  

#MondayMotivation: Bryan

“Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” Kobe Bryant For this shoot I used a 2 light set up. Here’s a break down and bts of the image above using the Paul C Buff‘s AlienBees Flash units. On the key light, I had a 7″ Standard Reflector on…

#FitnessFriday: with Sweet Sweat

For this on location shoot I primarily stuck with a 2 light set up. Here’s a break down and bts of the image above. Using the Paul C Buff‘s AlienBees Flash units. On the key light, I had the 47″ Foldable Octabox, to camera right of the subject. For the rim light that was camera…

#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…

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…

#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…

#GetFreeWithBee: Mike Merrill

While doing the clean fitness shoot with Mike Merrill posted earlier this week, we decided to get creative and do some long exposure boxing shots. Styled by: Summer Tinch For the lighting set up, similar to my shoot with Travis Cure, I used a 4 light set up using the Paul C Buff‘s Einstein 640 watts…

In the Ring with Deontay Wilder

Yesterday I had the opportunity to document the WBC Heavyweight Champion, Deontay Wilder and Tru Fit Athletics on his media day at Churchill Boxing Club, as he prepares for is PPV fight against Tyson Fury on December 1st at the Staples Center. This was my first time being in the ring, up close and personal, and…

#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…

#MondayMotivation: Hayley

I had the opportunity to photograph UWS Soccer player and  Sports + Lifestyle Unlimited fitness model Hayley styled in Nike gear. Inspired by the movements and motion in Carlos Serrao Nike JDI campaign, I wanted to try my hand at it with my own personal twist. For this shoot, the model was jumping on a trampoline…

#GetFreeWithBee: Marlo Bolles

Marlo Bolles is one of my favorite muses to work with in Atlanta. My fitness shoot with him last year actually inspired my long exposure series. We did a track inspired shoot and I used graphic effects in adobe photoshop to create the illusion of motion. After creating that image, I got curious wondering how…

#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….

#MondayMotivation: Alex Hailstock

Had the opportunity to work with Alex Hailstock to create some studio fitness images for his portfolio. Playing around with the different clothing options he brought, and using the random sport props we had in the studio, we put together some awesome clean shots! I played around with lighting on each look to show some…

#MondayMotivation: Danah

Had the opportunity to do some acting headshots back in Atlanta for Danah. We previously met through my mentor while I was in college at Virginia Commonwealth University, so when she told him she was in need of some updated headshots he contacted me and this was what we created. For the lighting set up…

#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…