Category Archives: Local Characters

Dr Scott Phillips, Berkeley Chiropractor Headshots

Meet one of my recent business headshot clients, Dr. Scott Phillips. Chiropractor Dr Scott Phillips is one of Berkeley’s true finds. He uses Directional Non-Force Technique for his adjustments. Unlike the typical “cracking” and “pushing” forms of chiropractic medicine, his light-touch technique felt like he was just touching or gently swiping my skin to make the alignments.  I’m very […]

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Nancy Skinner Endorsed by Libby Schaaf for CA Senate

Elections are just around the corner and it’s not just about Bernie, Hilary and Donny.  We have the opportunity to vote for our California State Legislators including Nancy Skinner for State Senate.   I have known Nancy Skinner since I was a student at UC Berkeley in the 80’s.  Nancy, a few years older than […]

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Mindie Dodson SF Dykes on Bikes Pride Parade Portraits

Mindie Dodson, former President and current Board of Directors member of San Francisco Dikes on Bikes prepares for the upcoming  Pride Parade.  Dykes on Bikes is celebrating its 40th Anniversary. Mindie will be both at the head of the parade and on the stage at Civic Center at the end of the parade.  She needed […]

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Candidate photos for Sophie Hahn, Berkeley City Council

I’ve known Sophie Hahn for many years as a family portrait client, an involved parent in Berkeley School issues and as a candidate for City Council.  Over the years I’ve known her to be interested in the city and the community around issues like the environment, equality and development. When Sophie Hahn threw her hat […]

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Composer Wendy Reid and her bird Lulu SIT for a business portrait

I received a call from Wendy the other day.  She needed a business portrait to publicize her upcoming performance a the SF Jazz Center.  Wendy asked if I could photograph her and her bird, Lulu.  I hesitated and I’ll confess why.  It’s not that I can’t photograph people with their animals.  I’ve photographed people and […]

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Mira Vista Country Club Party with Dean Martin and Marilyn Monroe

Boy does Mira Vista Country Club know how to throw a party.  It was so lavish that even Marilyn Monroe and Dean Martin came.  The evening featured cocktails (of course), dinner and entertainment from the Bay Area Big Band with the very talented Chris Gardener as Dean Martin and a convincing Marilyn Monroe impersonator.  Everyone […]

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