It seems surreal to be in Japan right now. I’ve always dreamed about coming here as a kid. In my life, I’ve consumed so much Japanese culture from fashion, food, cartoons, skating, surfing, to cars, that it actually doesn’t feel all that foreign to me. Weird huh? Not really. Or maybe I’m still in shock because I’ve […]Read more "Recap: Japan Day 1"
Rape, murder, assault, war, terror, robbery and death. Just another day in the news. Over the course of the last year I’ve stopped reading newspapers and I’ve stopped watching the 6pm bulletins. Why? Because the vast majority of stories seem to be vicious and confronting. Do we actually have to know about all this? Is […]Read more "What do you get out of watching and reading the news?"
On April 4th, I decided to take my DSLR to work. It was the last season game for the NBA D-League team, Westchester Knicks. So technically this means I just finished my first season of being a camera man for a professional sports team! Fuck yeah! D-League still counts bitches. Working under the basket for the WC-Knicks […]Read more "Recap: Last Game of the Season"
What can I say? We came. We splashed. We danced. We had the time of our lives. An idea of a Soulection pool party was conceived a few months ago during a freezing-your-balls-off, New York winter night. Just the thought of some sun, bikinis, and good vibes was almost torture. My homie Eno and I lightly […]Read more "Recap: Soulection + Cache Poolparty + Mondrian LA"
Angie Leah shot by Tiffanie Lee In the early stages of my career, Tiffanie Lee helped me out a lot. She did everything from make-up, styling, assisting, and even 2nd camera work. After about two years of working together, I left San Jose to challenge myself in New York. Since I moved to the east […]Read more "Tasty Feature: Angie Leah"
This work was inspired by my personal perception and understanding of the beauty of black women, the sound of music and the season of Fall. Through creating this I feel the oneness that exists between nature and the soul. My belief is that we only need to look hard enough to reach the inevitable […]Read more "Mother Africa"
Think back to your time in high school. Think back to a teacher you had that you genuinely respected and admired – that had an input into the person you are today. If you can remember more then 2-3 then you are a very lucky individual. Good teachers are as rare as gold and here’s […]Read more "Be a successful teacher: acquire respect"