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Stage & Theater Photography

Stage & Theater Photography

My first experiences with theater photography proved challenging but a lot of fun. Capturing theater photography is quickly becoming a favorite of mine.

Professional Photographer - Is It Worth It To Hire A Pro?

Professional Photographer – Is It Worth It To Hire A Pro?

An Unbiased Look At Whether Or Not You Should Hire A Professional Photographer Okay, so I’m a professional photographer. You’re thinking I am going to say, that not only should you hire a professional photographer, you should hire me. Well, I promise that I wont say that. This is a little blog, from a professional […]

Bar Mitzvah Photography

Bar Mitzvah Photography

Bar Mitzvah photography is definitely turning into one of my favorite tasks. Besides the rockin’ receptions, shooting a Bar Mitzvah can be very special. It takes an amazing discipline for anyone to learn a new language and new songs in the new language. These days, it’s even more admirable for a teenager to do this when this generation can be so easily distracted.

The Controversy Over

The Controversy Over “Tattoo Baby”

Why Would She Tattoo A Baby On Her Chest? by Noel Bass, Los Angeles Photographer One of my most controversial and shared photos is this photo, simply titled, “Tattoo Baby”. For the past couple of years, Tattoo Baby has been posted on hundreds of blogs and forums, without a story attached, and frankly without my […]

Tallgrass Prairie Documentary Short Film,

Tallgrass Prairie Documentary Short Film, “The Prairie Flower Way of Life”

A Look at Life on America’s Iconic Tallgrass Prairie. For the past two summers, I have taken nearly identical trips to the midwest. Both were to the same Tallgrass Prairie Farm in Iowa, called “The Prairie Flower”. Though, nearly identical trips, these two years could not be more different. The main factor being the 2012 […]

Photographer Admits Spine Tingling Truth:

Photographer Admits Spine Tingling Truth: “How I Went From a Photographer, to “Photogra-chair”.

How My Job as a Photographer Can Be Considered a “Desk Job” At Times. It’s Saturday morning in Los Angeles. Outside the weather is absolutely gorgeous. It’s perfect weather for anyone, with an 9-5 office job, to make the most out of their weekend. This is why people flock to LA. It’s the same reason […]

Photography, A Crutch For Poor Memory Capacity?

Photography, A Crutch For Poor Memory Capacity?

Finding Ways To Capture Life Through Photography Gadgets, To Help Our Memory. For me, one of the most significant discoveries about the effects of old age, came as a small child.  Family visits to my great-grandma’s house were always a lesson. She lived to be 97. I remember many great things about her, without photography […]

You’re Online, A Lot. Hire A Social Networking Headshot Photographer

Clean and Simplistic Portraits for Social Networking Everyone can admit that we are all on Facebook. If not then linkedin, or Myspace. Or a few of the thousands of social networking platforms. For most professionals, it’d be crazy not to be connected in some way. Both your business and personal life are online. If not […]

Inspiring Multiple Delay Cinematography

Inspiring Multiple Delay Cinematography

Movements Take New Form, in Cinematography As I begin to set off into learning and experimenting more with cinematography, I am keeping my eyes open for inspiring ideas and techniques. This short film called Choros(Directed by Michael Langan & Terah Maher) is a beautiful 13min visual experimentation that takes the human form into a semi-kaleidoscope […]

Become an iPhone Food Photographer!

Become an iPhone Food Photographer!

Is there such a thing? What would be a better job than becoming your town’s local iphone food photographer? Here’s the scenario: 1) Go to your favorite restaurants. 2) Ask for a window seat. (One that doesn’t allow direct sun contact) 3) Order your favorite dish. 4) When the dish arrives, take out your iphone […]