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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 [...]

Journey to the West - Part 3

Since our trip happened to be on the same weekend as 86FEST, we stopped by to check it out.  Part 3 will pretty much be FRS, AE86, and automotive stuff related so you can go to the next post or check it out! It's Day 5, or 8/6 Saturday, of our trip and our game plan was to check out Antonio Alvendia's show, 86FEST, and then head up to Angeles Crest for photos.  If [...]

Journey to the West - Part 2

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.” ― Mark Twain With so much going on in the world right, everyone needs to chill, and take a trip somew[...]

Journey to the West – Part 1

Journey to the West - Part 1

“Nothing in this world is difficult, but thinking makes it seem so. Where there is true will, there is always a way.” - Wu Cheng'en, Monkey: The Journey to the West One of my goals this year was to make a road trip to California and attend a track day, but with my last minute freelance booking schedule, it was difficult... or was it?  Normally, if I had downtim[...]

Coffee and Rice v. iphone 6 - Houston Automotive Photography

What's the best camera out there today and always available when you need it? Your phone of course, or in my case, the iphone 6.  Camera phone technology has improved over the last 6 or so years and quality is wayyy better than my first digital camera. The functions are great because you're able to snap a photo, upload, and share it with the world.  If I get a [...]

Kinitro Apparel Photoshoot - Houston Fitness Photography

What kind of lighting should you use for indoor apparel shoots?  Read more to learn about Houston Fitness Photography. According to google search, there isn't a right or wrong answer.  It just all depends on the look you're going for. A client may want the harsh light and desaturated color look while another wants soft light and rich saturated colors.  The clien[...]

Tommy Le's Toyota MR2 AW11 "Drive" Themed Shoot

What happens when you spot one of the coolest retro Toyota's driving through Houston's Vietnam Town aka Bellaire?  You snapchat it of course...  ....then you get the idea of a night themed "Drive" shoot.  That's when I asked Tommy Le or @tommyflyby on snapchat if he was down for a shoot. Of course he was up for it so we exchanged contacts and set up a shoot date an[...]