Diving back into a space kind of mode for 2017, working on some fun projects i'll be sharing here. Step one: for those who've been asking, a limited number of prints are finally available - check the link in the profile. More soon <3.
from a massive brush fire in california, with planes swooping through the valleys and smoke, while falling embers burned holes in our sleeves. i'm lately reminded of the hundreds of fire fighters that swarmed the area from every corner, returning to their hotels blackened by soot after a long day of risking their lives, just to wake, and do it all over again the next - knowing how important it was to stand together and run bravely toward danger to prevent the world from burning. let's be them.
ufos are real! another from the @budweiser shoot i worked on. the light hitting the top of the grass was awesome - just a bit further down the hill from the previous shot. gotta come back here more! #beammeup#thisbudsforyou
head in the grass, watching the world spin. here’s a composite from the shoot worked on for @budweiser, in the foothills of the rockies. took a long exposure three hours later to blend the sky into night. #space#thisbudsforyou
view from the office. hanging in the colorado rockies, shooting a campaign for @budweiser, so it was basically hiking and beer all weekend, searching for photos or a sasquatch to arm wrestle. #merica#thisbudsforyou (but mostly me)
Floating over the Abu Dhabi desert in search of the Star Wars set in my own kind of spaceship. Had a moment to play with the world’s most advanced A-380 flight simulator at the @etihadairways training center, where captains get their wings and nerdy photographers ask if they can touch a button and toot the horn. #avgeek#a380#reimagined#etihad
Had a chance to explore Abu Dhabi and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque - one of the most pristine structures i've ever seen. What was even more incredible was how minuscule we were in context, like a thousand little ants weaving paths through its halls and under gold and white arches. Nice way to spend the afternoon. #abudhabi#litely
On the ground in Abu Dhabi! Here’s a shot taken after blasting through the sand dunes in a Land Cruiser at sunset... for work. Best job ever. Wrote a piece (link in profile) documenting what it’s like to shoot for a leading airline like @etihadairways. #abudhabi#a380#reimagined#etihad
I’ve shot motorcycles, rockets, trains, automobiles… and finally my dream airplane - the enormous, double-decker A-380. @etihadairways just started a new route between JFK and Abu Dhabi, so they tasked me with filling out their photo catalogue in both cities. Pretty much the most insane and incredible photo gig I could’ve imagined, especially as a dude who normally putts around in relatively minuscule single-engine planes. Spent two days running around JFK with all 1.2 million pounds of this beauty. Here’s one of the last shots from my favorite lens, (24mm F1.4) which I accidentally dropped & destroyed from the upper deck 15 minutes later. Good way to go, I guess. Still worth the price of admission. #avgeek#a380#reimagined#etihad