Sunday, June 22, 2014
Hi Everyone! Umm. I have the cover story of the NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE today! This was a personal project I pitched to @amykellner a few months back. It grew from a photo essay to a full feature to the cover story. It has over 1500 comments and growing on the website and has generated a lot of discussion about student loans and the millennial generation. Thank you @amykellner @kathyryan1 and @handheldproductions for this amazing experience! (at Diamond Bar, CA)

Hi Everyone! Umm. I have the cover story of the NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE today! This was a personal project I pitched to @amykellner a few months back. It grew from a photo essay to a full feature to the cover story. It has over 1500 comments and growing on the website and has generated a lot of discussion about student loans and the millennial generation. Thank you @amykellner @kathyryan1 and @handheldproductions for this amazing experience! (at Diamond Bar, CA)

Friday, June 20, 2014
Hi Everyone!
I had an amazing project come out today for the New York Times Magazine! I began this personal project around 3 months ago and pitched it to the NYTM after making 3 photos for the project when it was picked up. I got to travel around the country to 8 states and 14 cities for the project. I was an amazing experience and couldn’t be happier that it was for my dream client. I got to work with some amazing photo editors: Amy Kellner, Kathy Ryan and Christine Walsh for the piece. It went live online this morning and will come out in print on Sunday! It began as a photo essay with deep captions and quickly grew to be the cover story. See all the photos online with the article written by Adam Davidson of NPR and interviews by Taffy Brodesser-Akner as well as audio interviews with a few of the people. 
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/22/magazine/its-official-the-boomerang-kids-wont-leave.html?hp

Hi Everyone!

I had an amazing project come out today for the New York Times Magazine! I began this personal project around 3 months ago and pitched it to the NYTM after making 3 photos for the project when it was picked up. I got to travel around the country to 8 states and 14 cities for the project. I was an amazing experience and couldn’t be happier that it was for my dream client. I got to work with some amazing photo editors: Amy Kellner, Kathy Ryan and Christine Walsh for the piece. It went live online this morning and will come out in print on Sunday! It began as a photo essay with deep captions and quickly grew to be the cover story. See all the photos online with the article written by Adam Davidson of NPR and interviews by Taffy Brodesser-Akner as well as audio interviews with a few of the people. 

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/22/magazine/its-official-the-boomerang-kids-wont-leave.html?hp

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

WOW. So cool to see this project coming to life. Two years ago I was in a class at Art Center which was partnered with L.A. Unified School District, and the purpose of the class was to create an anti-gun campaign to actually be used in the classrooms of L.A. middle schools and hopefully go national. In the beginning of the class, we researched for 4 weeks or so and every student had to pitch 3 ideas to the classroom to figure out which ideas would be produced. We then pitched the produced concepts to the school district, where they will chose one of the final 3 projects. My idea pitched in the class made it into production then was the final idea chosen and is now an actual campaign. We had a great team that brought the project to life. It was so nice to work with a great film student Thomas Banuelos, photographer Rhombie Sandoval and graphic designer Alex Chang. Such a great experience. I wish Art Center kept us in the loop!! They ended up hiring a designer to see the project out for the classroom materials (Maria Moon.) We made the video, concept, posters, photographs, cardboard cut outs. I wish they gave us more credit.

Monday, February 24, 2014

Working on a new project on the Diamond Bar High School Robotics team. More photos coming sooooooooon.

Friday, February 7, 2014

From a personal project that I never finished. Portraits of actors performing as their Typecast character.

Friday, January 31, 2014
Local celebrity Gil Rivera, Diamond Bar real estate agent.

Local celebrity Gil Rivera, Diamond Bar real estate agent.

Friday, January 17, 2014
Antiojitos Carmen Restaurant, Boyle Heights. Outtake for L.A. Mag.

Antiojitos Carmen Restaurant, Boyle Heights. Outtake for L.A. Mag.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Fresh Churros. Outtake from an LA Mag assignment. 

Fresh Churros. Outtake from an LA Mag assignment.