Our Mission: Tichina Arnold is a force to be reckoned with, so we created a sexy atmosphere on set to evoke her spirit through images. Tichina came ready to take this creative production to the next level. Location: CBS creative director Ed Mann suggested The Oasis as our location, an iconic property in Venice designed by Phillip Dixon. The Oasis is a Moroccan inspired compound in the heart of the Oakwood neighborhood in Venice Beach. Once inside, you easily […]
A new generation of makers meets a new generation of Mac. Apple selected me as one of the modern visionaries to feature in their latest campaign. I had the amazing opportunity to play with Apple’s new Pro systems on a photography shoot: watch the video linked here:
Shonda Rhimes has been a entertainment legend, crafting TV shows that will be watched and re-watched for years to come. I had the opportunity to photograph her at her home for The Hollywood Reporter. Read about her journey here.
We have lost a true King and icon. Your legacy and contributions to the culture will never be forgotten. You played characters and roles that were larger than life, preserving and uplifting their humanity for all to witness. Thank you for being the hero that the world needs. Film Credits: Editor: Jason Denning Music: “Sunshine” by Kenan Bell Second Camera: Braden Moran
It is with great pleasure to announce my lecture about documenting Black Hollywood as part of Photoville’s programming this year. Please join myself and Tom Smith from Leica as we explore the photo industry from a Black lens and share never before seen behind the scenes photos and videos from my favorite productions. Register here for the free lecture: https://photoville.nyc/online/black-hollywood-here-before-now/
Before the pandemic hit, we had the incredible opportunity to travel to Jamaica to visit Tuff Gong Records, the Marley home (now museum), and Trenchtown documenting the Marley family in honor of Bob Marley’s 75th birthday year. Read about the experience on Billboard.
We wrapped 2019 with photographing Taraji in Downtown LA. Her energy was uplifting, positive, and game for anything. Thank you for making this shoot such a success. March/April 2020 Issue Chief Content & Creative Officer: MoAna Luu – @Moanaluu Cover Star: Taraji P. Henson – @tarajiphenson Written By: Charli Penn – @charlipenn & Cori Murray – @corimurray Photographer: Kwaku Alston – @kwakualston Fashion Director: Marielle Bobo – @mariellebobo Beauty Director: Julee Wilson – : @missjulee Wearing: Sergio Hudson – […]
BTS with the 8×10: Testing with set designer Theresa Rivera: Jennifer Lopez, Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong’o, Renée Zellweger, Laura Dern, and Awkwafina for The Hollywood Reporter’s Actress Roundtable. Hollywood Reporter Roundtable shoots move like the wind, shifting quickly as each subject enters the studio with their entourage. Two sets, 3 cameras (Nikon, Leica, and an analog 8×10 Deardorff), and only 5-10 minutes with each individual talent, we moved back and forth from opposite sides of the studio to capture each subject on different […]