My most recent published works with more to come!
This was a really fun assignment! It made miss the fact that my children are all grown, but it was fun to see everyone else with small children having good time. After this assignment was over, my pants were covered in stickers! Hey, good shots are often from low angles so if I have to get covered in stickers to get the shot, I will! It's all worth it for a great shot.
Redlands Daily Facts
I didn't realize that this assignment was for actual print. So I was pretty excited when I saw this! This assignment was nice and relaxing, enjoying a morning in beautiful Redlands, and meeting Rafael Lopez, an internationally known illustrator and artist of children's books. This event was giving books that Rafeal Lopez illustrated to every children that was at the event.
I was so lucky to be asked to do the assignment of photographing the Pow Wow at Cal State San Bernardino. To witness the traditions of the Native American tribes and to photograph their amazingly beautiful clothes was truly a gift that I appreciated to the fullest. I would do this every year happily if asked! To see more beautiful photos, please click the link below.
To mark the twenty-one year anniversary of the terrorist attack on America, Rancho Cucamonga fire department held a ceremony where they will later be installing a permanent memorial. It was a beautiful ceremony that I was honored to be a part of to photograph.
There was a gallery night opening in Pomona, CA, with famous artists from the Chicano community and I was fortune to be hired by the newspaper to attend the event and photograph the artists.
Redlands Daily Facts
I was lucky to be hired to attend Lugonia Elementary Schools first day back from summer because they had therapy dogs there! Therapy dogs came from East Valley Therapy Dogs to greet the children, parents, and staff to help make the first day back as pleasant as possible.
I was hired by the Press Enterprise to document the big 4th of July parade in Ontario, CA. The event drew a few thousand people and fourteen of the photos I took were published in The Daily Bulletin.
This continuous series that I am working on titled, My Muse, was published in the online international magazine, The Dodho, along with my essay description.
Click here to read article and see more photos.
Click here to see the story idea that began from this series