While signed to the Jonas Records label (a Jonas Brothers imprint of Hollywood Records), the band Honor Society toured the country in support of their album Fashionably Late. I joined the band for their 20-city US tour.
Memorial march for Unique Russell attracts friends, family, activists

About 50 community members met on Monday in Inglewood for a memorial march for Unique Russell, the 14-year-old girl shot to death on the Fourth of July while watching fireworks in her grandmother's front yard. Her death is believed to be the casualty of a gang dispute. Both friends and strangers came to pay their respects to the family. But many, such as activist Vicki Lindsey, were also hoping to raise awareness about the rampant gang violence in the community. I covered the march for KPCC (now LAist).
The Anime Expo brings over 100,000 fans to the LA Convention Center for 4 days of cosplay, gaming, industry panels, fashion shows, karaoke, workshops and concerts. I covered the Expo for KPCC (now LAist).
Music Manager Johnny Wright teamed up with AOL's short-lived teen site Cambio.com and AT&T to find the next music supergroup. The most impressive performers were then flown to L.A. to participate in Johnny's famous "Boot Camp". I was a camera operator for AOL's reality-style boot camp coverage and continued shooting photos and video as the final group recorded their first single.
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In addition to my work with Honor Society and On The Spot, I have shot a diverse group of musicians - from Timbaland and Santigold to Ryan Bingham and Good Charlotte - at classic Los Angeles venues like the Palladium, House of Blue, Microsoft Theater, and Barnsdall Art Park.
At the small yellow-brick gym in Melrose, former pro boxer and Olympian Charles "Young Dick Tiger" Nwokolo trains men, women, teens and children, focusing on cardio conditioning, strength, technical skill, self-discipline and self-defense. My friendship with Tiger grew as I walked by his gym on my regular neighborhood walking route.
In 2016, two long-running social service organizations, OPCC & Lamp Community, merged to form The People Concern. The non-profit is now the leading provider of, and advocate for, evidence-based solutions for the challenges of homelessness and domestic abuse. They provide a fully integrated system of care, including mental and medical health care, substance abuse services, and permanent supportive housing. I created portraits of people utilizing the services provided by The People Concern.
Vijay Gupta directs Street Symphony --a nonprofit group of professional musicians who bring music live classical music to those in need. I covered one of the concerts for KPCC (now LAist). Check out the full story on KPCC and audio interview on KPCC's Off-Ramp.
Echo Park's Dream Center shows off its new floor and facilities. 

The center has been providing services to the area's homeless, mentally ill, and substance abusers for nearly two decades. Mayor Villaraigosa met with the center's head, Pastor Matthew Barnett, to tour the center. I covered the tour for KPCC (now LAist).
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