Location Tests - Casco Viejo w/ Estrella

27 Apr 2009 | Tagged as: personal, travel

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Estrella models in Casco Viejo, Panama.

Studio Tests - Baccino Models

01 Apr 2009 | Tagged as: portrait, personal

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More studio work. I am working on my lighting every shoot. Adding more lights now, and working with a great assistant at Warehouse Studios. More to come…

Studio Tests - Natalia

10 Mar 2009 | Tagged as: portrait, personal

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My friend Natalia Baccino in the studio.

Studio Tests - Olgamaria

06 Mar 2009 | Tagged as: portrait, personal

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So I haven’t been in a studio for ages. I’ve decided I want to get back into it, and get a nice portfolio together of my kind of pictures. My friend Olgamaria was down to come in and let me shoot her for fun. Playing with the basic lighting and some fun photoshop stuff, working up from there in the coming weeks. More to come…

Apocolypsis

10 Jan 2009 | Tagged as: personal

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Lucha libre fighter ‘Apocolypsis’ talking on his cell…

Model shoot gone wrong…

10 Jan 2009 | Tagged as: personal


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My buddy Chainz is the photographer of UnderDolls, a suicide-girls’esque site in Panama. Anyways, came along today just to check it out. The shoot was at a shoot at a local boxing gym, where some ‘extreme wrestlers’ like ‘El Carcinero’, were also practicing. Then it all went wrong…hahah!

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Burning Effigies

03 Jan 2009 | Tagged as: news, personal

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In Panama, people burn dolls of people they love and hate.

Top: On New Years Eve, a guy burns a doll of David Murcia Guzman, or DMG, a 28-year old Colombian scam artist now behind bars, who took locals for millions of dollars in a complex pyramid scheme in 2008.

Bottom. A Palestinian man burns a shoebox with a photo of George Bush, who he blames for supporting Israel in the invasion of Gaza.

Mixed Messages….

24 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: feature, personal, travel

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I find the humongous billboard for Coca-Cola right next to a mural of Che Guevara mural decrying capitalism to be incredibly ironic.

Simply put, the mural of Che reads: “All of our actions are a war cry against imperialism. Revolt.” Above it, the ad of Coca-Cola reads (symbolically, not in words): “Consume our imperialist products! Conform.”

Sassy Rollers

15 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: feature, personal

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From Panama Christmas Parade.

Santa H20

14 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: feature, personal, travel

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Santa sneaks in a sip of water after hours under a scorching sun and blazing heat during the annual Christmas parade in Panama City, Panama.

Panama Skate

13 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: sports, feature, personal

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Vans Skate Tour event in Panama City, Panama.

Went down to practice shooting skating, something I’ve never shot much of before. The combination of great access, nonstop action, and beautiful light made for a fun time. It felt good to just mess around…

Toughness

12 Dec 2008 | Tagged as: personal

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So I’ve been really bad lately about updating the blog and in lieu of letting it get even more stale, I’ve put up some portraits from the past that I did of athletes….Enjoy!