Mehdi Riad

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Chef - Morocco

Mehdi is a chef I met in Morocco and is the inspiration behind the name "Fever Portraits".  During a conversation over Moroccan mint tea in the seaside town of Essaouira, Mehdi described the fire and passion he has for the craft like "having a fever".  The next afternoon I joined him for an afternoon of shopping for fresh ingredients and captured him as he prepared 3 dishes that engaged all the senses in a unique culinary experience.  Read More of his story and snapshots from Essaouira.  

 

 


Walter Kenneth O'Dowd

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Downtown San Diego hair salon owner

Kenny and I met in 2014 when he assisted me as the hairstylist for a photoshoot.  Since then I've seen him grow his business and craft from opening Fox + Parlor in July 2014 and this year opening his second salon Brick + Mason on the same block in Downtown San Diego.  More of his story coming soon!

 

Brian Brown Studios

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interior designer

Brian is an interior designer and is the shoot that inspired me to work with other creatives.  In 2013 he contacted me through a mutual friend and told me that he needed a headshot for his design studio but wanted more than your typical corporate shot.  We decided to meet at his home which was impeccably designed and with a ton of natural light.  I had him sit in front of me and told him "we're just going to have a conversation," as I snapped some photos.  We ended up talking about life, death, religion and self-esteem in about 2 hours.  This shoot set the tone for how I shoot now and hope to capture the essence of people in the future.

 


Peter Fabor

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Owner of Surf office

I met Peter during my first stay in Lisbon during the summer of 2016.  The coworking/coliving space Surf Office was my first introduction to the digital nomad lifestyle and an influential part of my journey and the work I do today.  More of his story and other digital nomads coming soon!

 
 

OTHER CREATIVES

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