A few images from the ABC #13 held May 5, 2018Read More
You never know what the person rolling with you, or next to you, might be going through...
"Be kind. Everyone you meet is going through a hard battle."Read More
How do the best BJJ Photographers get those scroll stopping shots?
Here are a few basic things to keep in mind when you are taking pictures of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu:
As we boarded the trolley, I noticed people staring.
Not at me.
The stares were for the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes...Read More
Last night the testosterone was oozing out of the walls of the Huntington Beach High school gymnasium. There were fights both on and off the mat. For a minute I thought the black bloc was going to show up, and I swear I heard someone yell, "Berkley!"Read More
This got me wondering if there might be a connection to fixing your Gi and a champion mindset?
I decided to ask some champions about it.Read More
“I’m going to give him the gift of fighting me,” the 1996 IBJJF World Champion said with a sly smile.
“I’m not taking this lightly. I want to kick his ass,” is what the 1996 IBJJF silver medalist had to say about this ‘gift’.
What is going on here?Read More
She wasn't making friends...she was shy. She only played once everyone had left. I felt so VIP...her talent was innate as well as finely honed after years of practice.Read More
I have photographed a lot of people competing, at high levels, in front of thousands of people. But it is in the gym, on the average day with nobody around other than the professors and students, that I love to be most. Because really, it's in the gym where the magic happens.Read More
If you have an interest in photography or Jiu Jitsu or the happenings of someone like me who lives in a place like this then you may want to read my blog.
I will write about the places I go, the people I meet and whatever else might come to mind. A lot of it will have to do with Jiu Jitsu because that is a big part of my life. But I have a feeling other things will come up and so I will write about that as well.
In any case, HERE WE GO!