Quiet, cozy mornings with a (strong) cup of coffee. Binge fests with loved ones. Breathing in deeply after a killer workout. Catching up with best friends over midnight margaritas. Golden hour walks on a late summer's day. That emotion, that warmth, that comfort: those are some of my favorite things.
Photography is not just something that is seen; it is also something that is experienced. I look to those deep connections, those ephemeral moments, that endless love. That is where the spirit of my work lives.
Hi! I'm Sam. I'm a nature-loving, taco-eating, always-up-for-adventuring Los Angeles native. I invariably wear a skirt or a dress. And I have a huge collection of VHS tapes because they remind me of childhood & because sometimes things look better a little fuzzy.
♥ in you doing you.
♥ in the power of music, laughter, and the ocean.
♥ that friends & family are everything.
♥ that sunsets should be enjoyed thoroughly.
♥ in the unconventional, bohemian, and free-spirited.
♥ in the magic of the simple things.
♥ that there is embracing light at the end of the tunnel.
♥ in keeping it real.
♥ in totally rocking (it) out.
♥ nature & greenery.
♥ the smell of pavement as it starts to rain.
♥ rollerblading & playing racquetball.
♥ OG dive bars.
♥ very dry and/or British humor.
♥ the strange & unusual.
During my good old days at USC, I focused on a few of my favorite things: English, Film, and Photography. That meant a ton of literature (especially from the Romantic & Victorian eras), a plethora of movies, and the darkroom. It was fabulous.
After college, I began working at a snazzy post-production lab that specialized in commercial, entertainment, and fine art photography. I went on to become the producer & studio manager for a celebrity photographer, and then I ended up back in the realm of post-production via an editorial retouching house.
...Which brings us to 2012, when I launched my very own photography business. It’s been an amazing journey so far, and I’m so very excited about everything to come. Let’s have some fun!