Beach Ride

Everything was good; I had this idea for a picture that I had wanted to take in my mind and was finally ready to try and make it happen. The sun was out, the spot was chosen, we had a way to get to the spot. Everything seemed perfect. It wasn’t until we were leaving that the clouds started coming in and going in front of the sun. By the time we got to the spot at San Onofre beach, it was completely overcast with no sun in sight. The whole reason for this outing was because I had wanted to situate the setting sun glare somewhere off the side of the picture to give it a warm effect that made a nice natural glare over everything. I was so excited for this shot but was disappointed when I learned that it wouldn’t be happening that day. So what did I do? I made the best of the situation. I had ended up bringing along my SB 700 Nikon flash and a wireless trigger along with some gels just in case. I’m extremely glad I did because I had ended up using it for this shot. The natural light wasn’t too bad I thought it looked a little dull and I wanted it to seem like there was still sun in the picture so I could try to recreate the original idea as close as possible. I put a warming gel on the flash and positioned it off to camera right, where the sun would have been. I had wanted to be the model for this picture but since I had such a specific idea in mind, I couldn’t have someone else shoot this for me so I had my friend Steven model with...

Triumph Scrambler May29

Triumph Scrambler

I just bought this new Triumph Scrambler and I am in love with it. I just got it a couple of weeks ago and knew that I needed to take some shots of it since it is such a beautiful bike. It reminds me of those old World War II bikes without the sidecar. Some of you may be thinking Paul Newman but I’m pretty sure he drove a Bonneville in The Great Escape. Anyway, I just recently sold my sport bike that I had because I was going to fast with it and I wanted something more comfortable and capable on going on some sketchy roads since I plan on going on a cross-country road trip with it in the near future. This bikes is all that and more. It rides almost like a dirt bike and handles awesome. I’m officially a Triumph fanatic now. What really sold me was the look though. I love the vintage style that it keeps while still having some modern parts on it for performance. Hope you guys like it! Let me know what you think! Please follow and like...