|Larry Hosford has been playing blues and rock in Monterey County for decades, He is pictured here at his home in Salinas, California.|
Portraits are always a mainstay in my photography and I'm constantly trying to up my people shooting game. Here are 10 images I really like and I've even been shooting more film.
More to come as the summer provides a lot of people to photograph and I just finally got some new Alien Bee lights.
|Jimmy Welch in a former California state prisoner for drug crimes and now does prison ministry at Salinas Valley State Prison.|
|Monterey City Councilman Alan Haffa sits on the steps of the city's history Colton Hall.|
|Jose Robles was a day laborer in Seaside, Calif. and was doing one more job on March 20 when he was shot once in the back in a mistaken identity gang shooting. Due to nerve damage, he is in a wheelchair and may not walk again.|
|James Scott, 50, was released from a long stint in Monterey County Jail for drug crimes.|
|Wyatt Miller owns Hellam's Tobacco in Monterey, Calif., the oldest tobacco shop in the state. Shot on Tri-X 400.|
|Puppeteer Ricki Vincent makes all his own puppets and changed careers from owning a tattoo and piercing shop to pursue puppetry.|
|Aerialist Jillian Coombs teaches silks at Sanctuary Rock Gym in Sand City, Calif.|
|Brian Andrews owns Carmel Hat Shop in Carmel, Calif.|
|Brianne Spiersch is the California director for the Little Bellas, a non-profit program to get young women into cycling,|