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Apple Thing & National Medjool Date Day A

Apple 005Who knew?  Of course the King of Fruit should have it’s own day.  Feb 4th.  Get ready!  It’s going to be HUGE! I love love medjool dates.  There’s nothing like a big fat fresh one!   Luckily, I live close to the Date Capital of the World in Coachella Valley.   There a many date […]

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Vegetarian Paella V

photo 2Angel requested Paella for her birthday because she’s never had it.  So she threw it out there for someone to make it for her birthday.    I grabbed it because I’ve never made it and if someone else was going to make it I’m sure it would have meat in it.   So I selfishly […]

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2013 Flipgram Review 2

2013This is a little late but thought I’d post it anyway.    Flipgram is a very cool app.  You load in whatever photos you have on your phone and it makes a little movie out of it.   You can set the speed and add music to it.  I ended up having more photos from the last […]

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Best of 2013 B

2013_BestOfHere’s a summary of my life in photos for 2013.  It started out with my usual trip to Cannes and London but this time Janet came which made it a bit more fun.  I got to show her a tiny bit of Europe and London.   She was in awe and I loved it.   […]

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Walter Mitty Clementine Cake

2X1C0023Ok so I work for the studio that made The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.  So right upfront you’d think I’d be biased towards the film.   Well working for Fox has nothing to do with it.  I really love every second and every frame of this movie.  To quote Sophia Grace, it is SOOOO […]

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Happy Holidays from Fox Music 2013

image001Arrghh!  Again!   I had a lot of pressure to top last year’s card.   It was a good one.  One take like in Goodfellas (albeit not nearly as good).   So this year I though we’d do a movie trailer.   Hey we work in the movie business so why not? The idea was the different departments would […]

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T-Giving Stuffing Waffles

Stuffing WafflesI know this is late but I’ve been a little tied up.    Went to Meg and Lynnie’s for Thanksgiving.     Paula was coordinating the menu so I told her I could do some veggie things as per usual.    So I made what I normally make in this situation Tiny Furkey Legs with stuffing, […]

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Light Me Up

Angel-_X1C9905-EditI’ve been experimenting with lighting.   Natural light photography is great and beautiful and I love it but I wanted to see if I could control the situation.   Also, I want to try a continuous lighting setup.  No flash for me!   With the advent of LED and CFL lighting why would anyone want to mess with […]

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Spaghetti Giganti

Spag1I bought the Spaghetti Giganti to use as strings for the Guitar Cake.  Turns out dental floss worked better as strings.   The pasta was definitely LONG enough…I mean it’s 37 inches long!  Yes, that’s right, more than 3 times longer than regular spaghetti.   I can’t even fit it into my cabinets.   Too long.   So it’s […]

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Bon Voyage Marissa

Marissa is making a big jump in her life.   She’s going to live in London!   She’s going to grad school!   This is BIG.   When we met to do one of our regular photo shoots she was positively glowing.   So happy for her and can’t wait to shoot her in London!

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