Japan | Street

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"Japan" is a chronological display of my month-long adventure... in Japan. With this series, I wanted to capture what life is like in a country that holds true to it's traditions while leading the way in today's modern world. I also wanted an excuse to do, and shoot, cool stuff.

If you'd like to adorn your walls with some of what you see here, prints can be purchased at: gallery.thisiskyle.com



IMAGES CAPTURED IN TOKYO, KYOTO AND OSAKA, JAPAN


We Love It | Sports


"We Love It!" These are the words that are shouted after every victory at Dodger Stadium (and via text amongst a select group of friends). But it's more than just some words from a song; it's a declaration of the united admiration of "it". "It" being the Dodgers. To most, the Dodgers represent a baseball team. To me, they represent a community. A community that, despite the health risks, lives blue (Pantone 294 to be exact).

That's what these images represent.

I never planned on this being a thing. I just happened to bring my camera to a game, and from there, one image lead to another... and another. And though different areas presented unique obstacles, that often times forced me to play within their confining rules, I learned that that's what makes Dodger Stadium so beautiful.

That's why I love these images... that's why I LOVE IT.



We Love It: Images From Dodger Stadium is a collection of photos captured during the Los Angeles Dodgers' 2016 Season


Half-Life | Editorial

I have very talented friends. Knowing people, who are good at what they do, significantly helps in both the creative process and the final product. Whether it's hair and makeup or being the face in front of the camera, having a team that can flawlessly work together is something I look for and cherish.

Full Disclosure: This concept wasn't my idea. My friend, and makeup artist, Ana had presented this look to me and wondered if I'd be interested in doing an official shoot with our friend Jessica. I, of course, said "duh" and off we were. Having worked together in the past, it was a breeze to get the images you see below.

Thanks again to the amazing team of Ana and Jessica. Every shoot has challenged us in our respective fields and I can't wait to see what we create next.

Glow | Fashion

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One of the things that I love about photography is that it allows you to create without having to worry about much. Show up, shoot stuff and see what you get! That's how this day went down. What started out as in impromptu lifestyle shoot, turned into an afternoon full of sun, sand and the occassional seagull fight.

Shot in Long Beach, my friend Elwa and I were tasked with showcasing one of the newest pieces from Moonglow Jewelry in Miami, Florida. We decided this would be the perfect opportunity for a Boho-chic inspired shoot that brought together the intrinsic beauty of both her and the necklace. With the help of the beach and the impending sunset, the scene was prime for some of my favorite images I've captured this year.

Thanks again to Elwa for being such a consistant joy to work with. Also, thanks to Moonglow Jewelry for providing us with the "Meteor in Silver" necklace you see below.

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