Located in the center of Turkey is a region called Cappadocia (or Kapadokya)… it was the reason I decided to travel to Turkey in the first place. The region is geologically and visually… Continue reading

Istanbul / Fashion part II

On my last day in Istanbul, I got back together with Asli Jackson for a final photoshoot. She called on model, Nurcan Ibrahimoglu. Along with the help of Argun Jan Bestepe (the designer… Continue reading

Istanbul / Fashion

I did it! I got out of the country again! I had itchy feet for MONTHS.. finally I decided on Turkey! My first stop, Istanbul. It’s so refreshing to get out of the… Continue reading

Are you young, fabulous and broke?

I think we’ve all been there… I believe I am still young and fabulous.. working on shaking that last bit. I was recently asked to go to Big Sur to photograph Young, Fabulous… Continue reading

The Plumed Serpent

Gosh… I have some talented friends! And I’m the lucky one that gets to photograph what they’re good at.. Recently my friend Daniella White participated in a pop up boutique at Foundtrack on… Continue reading

Estrella de Moet

My good friend Janna Aurora Velasquez, makeup artist on many of my past photoshoots, was recently celebrated by Moet & Hennesey for being an up and coming Latina artist in her field.. to… Continue reading

For shame…

I’m saying this to myself… for neglecting this blog. It’s not like I haven’t been taking pictures.. if you follow me on Instagram (username “secession”) you’ll see that I’m always shooting, even if… Continue reading

I love dance.

It’s always a challenge to take pictures of moving subjects in low lighting.. especially when shooting dancers.. mostly because I want to be dancing with them or just watching them and enjoying the… Continue reading

adding some color….with holi powder

If you saw my last post, I featured my 4 muses who took a backstage to my spring 2012 collection photoshoot.. well, at the end of the shoot we couldn’t help but add… Continue reading

The Four Muses

I recently shot my lookbook for Secession’s Spring 2012 Collection.. you’ve seen some abstract glimpses of the graphics.. and soon you’ll be able to see the actual clothes! But first.. I wanted to… Continue reading