In the Quiet Moments: Alan Michael-Thompson

  I had the opportunity to document a training session with Alan Michael-Thompson who is a professional basketball player in France. During the summer he trains back home in Los Angeles, while also playing in the Drew League. Inspired by his story and his dedication to his craft, I decided to do both documentary style…

#WorkoutWednesday: Nadege Ndjebayi

Had the opportunity to do an impromptu fitness shoot with personal trainer and fitness model Nadege Ndjebayi who just moved to LA from Paris. Her story is so inspiring, and her drive to empower others is so motivation, and I can’t wait for the opportunity to create more content with her!        …

#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…

#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 – JuJu

So one of my favorite Atlanta-based wardrobe stylist, Angela Mullen of The Closet Associates, asked me to photograph her son JuJu. She wants to get him into some modeling opportunities, and to break the ice and nervousness we decided to do a sports inspired shoot to loosen him up. We had so much fun on this…

#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…

#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…

#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…

#Flashback Friday: Amber

Had the opporitunity to collaborate with Jordan Raggio of Sports + Lifestyle Unlimited agency in Los Angeles, CA.

Track & Field Championships and Trials

So this is a big week for a lot of athletes, because it is the USATF 2017 Outdoor Championships as well as the National Trials for a lot of countries, which will determine which athletes will be qualified to compete in the IAAF World Championships in London in August.