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Behind the scenes of my most recent photoshoot featuring macaroons, cannoli’s, and champagne. I love champagne. And macaroons? Forget it. I could eat those all day, every day. Cannoli’s? I’m in heaven. The beautiful hues of different colored macaroons, champagne in various modern glasses, and the perfect roundness of a cannoli made for the ideal […]

April 11, 2022

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Working with Saveur was a career highlight. I had a blast photographing the new line of new knives from Saveur Selects. Let’s go all the way back to the beginning of the year. Saveur magazine came to me and asked if I wanted to collaborate on a cross-platform campaign with them. I, of course, said […]

March 7, 2022

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When you get the call to be on the cover I love it when editors get in touch with me, to propose a project. When I understand their concept and see their vision come to life in my own interpretation, that’s the best thing. And when it’s with a magazine you’ve always wanted to work […]

February 7, 2022

A flat lay of pizzas and calzones

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In the studio with G Squared Pizza It’s time for a behind-the-scenes look into my latest photoshoot with G Squared Pizza! If you follow me on any of my social media platforms, you’re probably already aware that I was in the studio with G Squared Pizza for their launch campaign. When Garrett Goehring, owner of […]

January 31, 2022

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How I got the photo shoot with CAVA. CAVA’s marketing team contacted me and asked to do a photo shoot with CAVA for their new location in San Antonio. They needed interior, exterior, and photos of their team. And they needed the shots by the end of the next day. Eeek! But I couldn’t say […]

January 3, 2022

a man behind the counter preparing a meal

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How I got the shot for these Red Wine Braised Short Ribs I did a photoshoot featuring Red Wine Braised Short Ribs. In this blog post, I talk about the planning and implementation of this shoot. I’ll be going through how I planned this photoshoot, the items I used for props, and the lighting technique. I […]

December 13, 2021

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How the Texas Monthly Shoot came to be Five months ago, I got an email from Texas Monthly Magazine. They were doing a story about the drink Lime Agua Fresca, and they wanted a picture of the drink to accompany the article. They needed a quick turnaround, and so I had to work fast. But […]

December 7, 2021

hand squeezing lime juice into agua frescadrink with lime in front of pink backdrop

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“I’ve never been able to get a good picture of this dessert. Man, that looks amazing! You got the perfect dessert shot!” the owner told me while looking at the back of my camera.  I knew I got the perfect dessert shot when I saw the expression on her face. She looked like she was […]

November 22, 2021

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Confession: I’m a drama queen. I live, breathe all things drama. It started in the 7th grade as a shy 13-year old kid who accidentally auditioned for a play and got bit by the acting bug. And since then, everything I’ve created had to be amplified. From telenovelas to trashy reality to operas, I’m attracted to […]

June 30, 2021