Project Aurora: First Look

These photos were taken over several days in March 2021 at our home in Los Angeles, California. Our model is our wonderful daughter, Aurora, and Toni, among her many other contributions, assisted during the shoots. We worked between feedings, naps, and the other regular parental duties, learning all the while.

In these images Aurora is only a few days old, learning quickly, and needing all the love we can give her. She’s been an absolute delight.

If you’d like copies please send me a note. Please don’t take these images, or make copies, for any use without permission. Also please do not upload to any social media platforms. Thank you in advance for respecting our wishes.

Darkroom Sessions Vol. 01

A few quick snaps of prints I’ve made at The School of Light recently.

Thanks to Miks Ozolins for being kind enough to pose for me, to Andrew Hall for the guidance in the darkroom, and to Toni Marie Jeffries for making it possible!

Table No. 01


These are a few shots from the build of our custom dining table that Toni and I decided to make after being dissatisfied with several aspects of the offerings we found locally.

The top is a heavy-duty worktop similar to a butcher block, and the legs are flat iron segments welded by hand in a trapezoidal shape. Toni sourced the legs, I sourced the top. We assembled them and I stripped the factory-applied finish with a random-orbit sander. The edges and corners were sanded to a pleasingly smooth finish and I stained it to a warm brown. We chose a set of 4 woven wire chairs to compliment it – one is barely visible in the second shot.

We hope to have this for many years, and to have many family dinners around it.