|Three-time 500cc World Champion Wayne Rainey looks at one of his championship motorcycles from the early 1990s at his home in Monterey, Calif.|
I spend a lot of time with a lot of people for both the newspaper and variety of magazines around the country, so here are my favorite portraits of the year.
I had the honor to photograph three-time World Champion Wayne Rainey (above) for Cycle World magazine for a profile I also wrote for their December issue.
Below, is winemaker Ian Brand who I photographed for Imbibe magazine in the Spring.
|Winemaker Ian Brand in Salinas, Calif.|
Two of my good friends bought a 1970s Volkswagen Bus, named it Lily and started a tour company around San Francisco. I shot some portraits of them for their website, Vantigo.
|Erik and Amy Hormann of Vantigo VW Bus Tours in San Francisco.|
Also in San Francisco, I photographed two of my very good friends' engagement at their favorite places around the city.
|Rebecca and Jamie Schlessinger engagement photo at Dolores Park in San Francisco.|
In Indianapolis, I photographed a drag race test of the Ducati Diavel for Cycle World magazine.
Elliot Kukla at his home in Oakland, Calif.
Noach Dzmura at his home in Berkeley, Calif.
|Rabbi Reuben Zellman at his church in Berkeley, Calif.|
This was my favorite photo from the annual Big Sur Fashion Show.
|Jessica Babcock looks at Zosia Considine during their performance at the Big Sur Fashion Show.|
Below are two of my favorite portraits from Monterey County Weekly's 25th anniversary issue for a story on 25 people who are going to be making a difference in the next 25 years.
|Theatre producer Jourdain Barton at Paper Wing Theatre in Monterey, Calif.|
|Music promoter and DJ Britt Govea at Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur, Calif.|
As always, I photograph a lot of my very talented friends who are doing really cool and creative things. Here are a few of them.
|Zosia Considine models locally-made clothing and jewelry in Big Sur, Calif.|
|The Silent Comedy performing at the Black Box Cabaret at California State University Monterey Bay in December.|
|Alicia Hahn and Matt Peterson at the 2013 Big Sur Food & Wine Festival.|