Category archives: Automotive

Journey to Tokyo:  Part 4 - Tokyo Auto Salon Life

"How do you get to Tokyo Auto Salon?  How much is admission?  How do you apply for press passes?  Is one day enough to cover the show? " This post is pretty much a guide to Tokyo Auto Salon and will be super informative if you've never been and plan to go sometime in the near future... Tokyo Auto Salon - biggest Tokyo convention of modified cars, women, and perve[...]

Journey to Tokyo (2017):  Part 3 - Car Life

What car events happen during the week of Tokyo Auto Salon?  Where are the best meets?  How do you get there?  If you're not sure of what to do or where to go, check out this post for annual events that happen every year before the show.    Part 3 - Car Life In the last post, we explored what car life is like hours before Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 (TAS2017) at M[...]

Journey to Tokyo (2017):  Part 2 - 35mm Car Life

What's car life like hours before Tokyo Auto Salon?  Take a sneak peak as I visit  (株)メイクオーバー or Makeover Co.,Ltd .  Views from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Shinjuku from Part 1 of Journey to Tokyo (2017).  Just FYI, this post will be just about cars so skip on to the next post or just close this tab because it's either mildly interesting or bor[...]

2016:  A Year in Photographs

2016 - My first year of being freelance full time was a bit nerve-wracking.  I didn't have any bookings in advance and most were last minute gigs.  The business aspect of freelance has been interesting as well.  Let's see how 2017 pans out.  Until then, enjoy some of my favorites images from 2016.  Took a personal vacation trip to [...]

Summer to Winter In A Lamborghini Huracan - Houston Automotive Photography

How do you take a Lamborghini Huracan from a warm climate to winter wonderland in a couple of hours?  Photoshop of course... The original photo was actually shot earlier in the summer and Ted at EVS Motors asked if I could make the shop a holiday card.  I've learned most if not all the tools in photoshop, so this was a good test to see how creative I could get with[...]

Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 / GT86 - Houston Automotive Photography

One of the best looking RWD platforms out there today is the hyped up Scion FR-S.  Check out some photos I took near Paper Co. Cafe.   I've owned this car for just a little over 4 years now and I'm pretty happy with it.  I'm nearing 75k miles now and the only major tune ups you should look out for are spark plugs, clutch (throwout bearing), [...]

Tommy Le's 1989 RWB Inspired Toyota MR2 - Houston Automotive Photography

Check out a few stills from Tommy Le's 1989 Toyota MR2 in Downtown Houston.  A very short, but fun shoot late at night.  Read about the video shoot theme HERE. A little background on Tommy's MR2..... DTP:  "What year is your Toyota MR2" TL:  "1989" DTP:  "Engine?" TL:  "Same as your old AE86. 16v 4AGE." DTP:  "Nice. When did you get it?" TL:   "[...]

2016 Dodge Challenger Hellcat for EVO Italy - Automotive Photography

Earlier this year, I got a call from a friend asking if I was available for a magazine shoot, and I said sure....  That's when Andrea (pronounced Andre) Bottini contacted me.  Long story short, the feature was for EVO Italy Magazine on the new Dodge Challenger Hellcat. As per usual, thanks for reading or following what I do.  I'm a little bac[...]

Journey to the West - Part 4

"Life is a journey, not a destination."  - Ralph Waldo Emerson This post will be the final part of our 'Journey to the West' trip... and it only took me 3 weeks to post this since August.  My bad... been a bit busy which is a good thing because I'm actually making money!  Once this post is out of the way, I can post more current stuff I've been working on. Now [...]