Diplo – 5/18/11


It is common for Santa Clara University students to party hard on Wednesday nights despite having class the next day, however, very rarely is the largest party held on campus. Diplo was on campus on May 18, 2011 and students packed the Locatelli Student Activities Center to get up close and personal with the famed DJ. Continue reading

San Franciso & Adobe Photowalk


On August 28, 2010, Robert Linggi and I grabbed our camera gear and got in the car and headed to San Francisco for a photo walk sponsored by Adobe Systems. The photo walk began at Adobe’s 601 Townsend office and was led by Lightroom Product Manager, Tom Hogarty, and Photoshop Product Manager, Bryan O’Neil Huges. They took us around the train tracks to a river over by the ball park. Continue reading

Narada Michael Walden’s Holiday Jam ft. Clarence Clemons – 12/17/10

Narada Michael Walden Holiday Jam 2010

It’s Christmas time and that means its time for Narada Michael Walden’s annual Holiday Jam Dance Party at the intimate 142 Throckmorton Theater benefiting the Narada Michael Walden Foundation which provides scholarships to young musicians. This was the annual benefit concert’s fourteenth year. This year patrons witnessed performances by The Big Man, Clarence Clemons, on saxophone (and a few vocals here and there), Jeanie Tracy, Sakai, Lydia Pense, Manuel Romero, Vernon Ice Black, the Narada Band, and of course, The Santa Babies. Continue reading

Santa Clara Sunset – 12/7/20


It was finals week at Santa Clara University on Tuesday, December 7 and this is the view students had from the library while they studied for the rest of their finals. Swig Hall is in the distance and the library is to the right. I took this photo on the way to my Web Programming final with the Pentax K20d and Sigma 18-200 at 18mm.

Narada Michael Walden’s Enchanted Forest ft. Carlos Santana – 11/20/10


Narada Michael Walden’s Enchanted Forest Symphony was a two night event at the Paramount Theater in Oakland, California. The show was put on by the Oakland East Bay Symphony Orchestra and special guests included Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman, Jeanie Tracie, and Tony Lindsay. The performance consisted of a musical piece composed by Narada Michael Walden himself. Continue reading

Mersereau Family Portraits

Mersereau Family Portraits

For my shoot with Larry, Mikayla, Sophia, and Ben Mersereau, they suggested we go to Griffith Quarry in Penryn, CA and it ended up being a great idea. There were plenty of trees whose leaves were just beginning to change color for the fall letting in just a hint of sunlight. As any photographer who has photographed a baby knows, we had to work fast, but we ended up with some great shots. Continue reading

Warped Tour 2010 – Main Stage

Dropkick Murphys - Warped Tour 2010

On Thursday, August 12, the Warped Tour came through Sacramento with some big name artists scheduled to hit the main stage including Reel Big Fish, The Dropkick Murphys, The Alkaline Trio and The Dillinger Escape Plan (and Sum 41 who didn’t show up). With a lineup like this, there was something for everyone. Continue reading