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THOSE ALMOST SUMMER VIBES //HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA\\

As we quickly approach summer, I am getting quickly pumped for the beach days, pool hangs and warm summer nights. To expedite all of those feelings, I jumped in front of Sierra Ashely Co's camera and snapped a few fun shots at the Pacific City Shopping area in Huntington Beach. I loved rocking these new pieces from Urban Outfitters and Forever 21. 

Photo by  @sierraashleyco

I thoroughly loved shooting with Sierra! She is high energy, positive, encouraging and innovative to work with. She genuinely loves to CREATE. Her passion for healthy living, creating memories and relationship is contagious. Shooting together was truly collaborative as we meandered through the shopping area looking for rad walls, cool plants and interesting corners to shoot. Not gonna lie though, there was a lot more talk about life and current updates than talk about the shoot, what angles to capture or any other specifics. Those are the best kind of shoots right?! You can check out her instagram (here)! Go give her some love!

Tell me what you think!

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Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
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Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco
Photo by  @sierraashleyco

WARNER BROTHERS STUDIO TOUR HOLLYWOOD

On the Warner Brothers Studio Lot in Burbank, CA, there is an incredible behind the scenes experience open to the public. The Warner Brothers Studio Tour Hollywood showcases the best of the best in preserved film sets, up close views at Hollywood movies and tv show props and costumes and the best of the best tour guides informing attendees of the coolest fun facts all along the way. 

I was invited to be apart of the press opening of the Fantastics Beasts and Where to Find Them & Harry Potter exhibit this year. It was super cool to see props up close such as Harry Potters glasses and wand, original costumes from the Fantastic Beasts movie and even a sorting hat experience where I was able to officially get sorted into my Hogwarts House. Guys, I am officially a Hufflepuff. How exciting?!

I sported an official Newt Scamander coat and it was the talk of the event. People loved it! Some people even said I looked JUST like the character! 

Thank you Sparkloft Media Group for having me at this event. It was such a rad event! If anyone is interested in taking the Studio Tour, you can head to the link (here) to set up your tour! I HIGHLY recommend it!

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OLD FRIENDS, GOOD TALENT //DTLA, CA\\

It all started back in 2012. Nicole Leever (@nicoleleever) saw talent in me that I had not yet discovered. She was shooting a campaign pitch for a local company and asked me to be involved. I really had no idea what I was doing in front of the camera, but her direction and trust helped create some rad images.

4 years later, here we are. Fully styled, less direction, more collaboration, same trust and the conversation is even better. It was an amazing time shooting with Nicole for the first time in a while. Nicole books 40 weddings a year, but loves shooting fashion as well. She has an incredible eye for lighting and what it does to a models look - she was constantly giving me tips from the photographers perspective as to how the light is hitting all parts of my face. The beauty of collaboration is that not only was she able to give me some tips, I was helping her with new direction tips for achieving a certain look on the model as well.

Not only did we create these incredible images, but it was a great time catching up on life with Nicole and dreaming with her for her future. We kept looking at each other, saying, "Remember when we first worked together. My how far we have come." Thanks Nicole, for a fun time. Cheers to many more collabs in the future.

The grind continues. CMT.

Photo by  @nicoleleever

Photo by @nicoleleever

Photo by  @nicoleleever

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