A few days ago marked the 5th Birthday of Instagram! Yes my friends, it’s been five wonderful years of selfies, filters, and double taps. I must confess that out of all the social media platforms, Instagram is my favorite. I love being able to express myself with photography and, through five years, Instagram has never lost focus on the visual. And it’s not just me. Five years after it’s launch, Instagram has grown to 80 million users all over the world.
Here’s a fun fact: the first photo ever posted on Instagram on… Read More
Let me start by saying, I love what I do.
With that said, sometimes what I do is exhausting. It’s in the very nature of the world of Production. Early call times, long days, late nights (or never ending nights) to meet deadlines, heavy equipment cases to schlep around airports, so many details to keep organized… I mean, I’m down to my last ounce of Icy Hot because of shooting with a shoulder mount all day. Okay, it may seem like I’m complaining (okay, I guess I kind of am) but there’s a point.… Read More
It was June, 2011, and I was car-less. Which is why I was riding on the 35 LA Metro Bus eastbound on Washington Blvd toward the USC campus. A few days before, I had discovered that the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives was based here in Los Angeles, and I was excited to go explore.
Before I move forward, allow me to digress.
Growing up, I was witness to my dad’s love of history. At any given time there would be thick tomes piling up on the side table next to his recliner in the… Read More