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Sally & Nancy

Shortly before I moved back to Germany I photographed the inimitable Sally Spitz from French Vanilla for my project “False Awakenings”. We started out in Tujunga, where everything is still charred from last year’s big fire-  For the second installment of … Continue reading

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Other People’s Xmas Trees

  Driving home through the hills of South Pasadena I was drawn to these homes and their respective xmas trees….   

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Replica Los Angeles

I had such a blast shooting the first lookbook for Replica Los Angeles, brainchild of designer and fashion maven Nathalie Saphier. While paying homage to the keen style and unfuckwithable attitude of punk rockers and new wave kids posing outside seedy night clubs throughout … Continue reading

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Naia Izumi

My friend Julee and I first heard Naia Izumi play at the Hyperion Tavern in Silverlake last November and were both completely enthralled with her music, which consists of her rocking her Jazz Master electric guitar and her incredible vocal abilities as a … Continue reading

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The necessity of climbing trees

Climbing up the cherry tree in my grandmother’s garden every summer was a yearly ritual when I was a kid.  I remember a profound sense of power making it up all the way to the top. The cherries, ripened to a deep crimson … Continue reading

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Hawaii Part II

Jaws happened kind of unexpectedly while I was in Maui last year- Luckily I had rented a rugged Jeep, which turned out to be pretty nifty. Due to previous heavy rain, the dirtroad leading to the bluff overlooking the ocean and … Continue reading

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Hawaii Part I

Earlier this year I  shipped off to Hawaii for a sweet assignment for german Geo Magazine . My first time ever on the happy islands, and I loved every minute of it. I arrived on Maui, hopped over to the big island, aka Kona, flew … Continue reading

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Albert Oehlen

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Andrea Bowers

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Mark Mahoney- L.A. Neon Noir

I met Mark first a year and a half ago when doing a story on him for german SZ-magazine. The godfather of the L.A. tattoo scene and owner of Shamrock Social Club on Sunset has always gracefully managed to navigate … Continue reading

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