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Monterrey Trailer Park, Slice of Life

Ed, livin’ the life at the Monterrey Trailer Park, Highland Park, California.

Visual Analogy/Metaphor/Simile

Speaking in images works for me and most likely why I am a photographer.  It is always gratifying when the “a’ha” goes off.  The a’ha is something you must experience, for I cannot express it well in words.  It is more a gut feeling. This photograph is one that was a delayed “a’ha” for me.  […]

Critters – They all Escaped

This is a funny story I wrote about an advertising shoot in the studio that involved bugs, I think they were cotton weevils. I wrote this for the Advertising Photographers of America, APA newsletter, insideAPA.  Check out some of the other stories there too.  insideShoot Read here.  Escaped! Martin Possibly Related Posts: Davies’ Intellectual […]

Desert Trip – March

March 7/8, 2009 A buddy of mine, Mark Harmel, good fellow and terrific photographer and I traveled out to the desert this past weekend.  We went looking for photo opportunities including the desert flower bloom. With so many photo opportunities, I will split the stories up into various pieces as I have time to post […]

Rocket Rider

I wrote about some of the motorcycles I have been photographing in the studio a couple of weeks ago.  This week it was bikes and a rider.  Kane Friesen, who comes off a great guy and reasonably sane dude. He trick rides motorcycles at show and demonstrations.  Years past I did ride motorcycles, even the […]


In an earlier post I mentioned one of the great things about being a commercial photographer you are exposed to so many different people, products and industries. This week I was photographing executives versus motorcycles in the studio last week.  The executives work in the insurance industry dealing mostly with business insurance products. When I […]

Two Wheel Rockets

One of the great things about being a photographer is that you get exposed to so many different things.  Professions, services and products.  We just shot some motorcycles in studio this past week and these things are amazing compared to bikes just a few years ago. They are technologically advanced squeezing every ounce of horsepower […]

Nosing around for fun!

Only a couple of days are left in the month of January of 2009, and I was thinking about marketing and promotional ideas for the new year.  I considered some Happy New Year print or email campaign, but it just did not gel for me with some thing trailerish and decided to just stew a […]