New York City

For Kirk’s dad’s 60th birthday, Kirk’s mom organized a surprise trip to New York City. Kevin knew he was going on a trip, but he didn’t know where, and didn’t know his kids and their significant others would be there to meet him. At La Guardia, as Kevin and Val descended the escalator to baggage […]

Real Estate Photos: Seaside Vacation Rental at Sunset in Encinitas

Although I’ve shot at sunset in the past, I’ve never had to deal with the sun streaming directly through the windows into my lens. Fortunately, with some strategic tripod placement I was able to block it with a door frame when it was still too bright. Then, when it became a pleasant orange ball on […]

Cody Lovaas at Carlsbad Village Theatre

Back in August, I had the opportunity to photograph Carlsbad local Cody Lovaas performing at the Carlsbad Village Theatre. The sixteen year-old singer-songwriter has already gained quite the foothold in the music industry. Last year, Lovaas signed with Bill Silva, manager of Jason Mraz. It’s been a while since I’ve been out of my comfort […]

Real Estate Mogul In Training

Last month, Kirk closed on investment property #2, a beautiful 2/2 condo on Farwell Ave in Rogers Park, Chicago. This property is only a couple blocks away from his first property, the condo on Lunt Ave where we lived in 2008-09. Kirk’s investment/retirement plan is to purchase a rental property every five years. Since he […]