Mini Bread Board Giveaway- Handmade from the Heart

*This giveaway has ended. Thank you everyone for participating! Twitter and Facebook selected the winners. I asked for a number between 1 and 431. I took the first answer from Twitter- Comment #50 is one winner. And the first answer from Facebook: comment #318 is the second winner. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Hello lovely friends. I went shopping…

Blog Her Food 2012 in Seattle, Submit your speaking ideas

We’re excited and honored to be a part of the advisory committee for Blog Her Food 2012 in Seattle, WA! It was a pleasure to be speakers at their 2009 & 2010 events and the new friends, inspiration, encouragement and community bonding we experienced was really wonderful. To share and learn with like minded, passionate…

Girl Hunter Promo Video & Buttermilk Fried Rabbit Recipe

This past Summer we traveled to Texas to film Georgia Pellegrini’s promo video for her new book, Girl Hunter. We were thrilled to be able to have the opportunity to work with Georgia. Have you heard of Georgia and her accomplishments or visited her site? If not, you should, she is amazing. Georgia graduated from…

A First Time for Everything and Wedding Photography Moments.

There is always a first time for everything. We’re continually embracing all of our new experiences and searching for new projects to push us further creatively and personally. But for the last 10 years when we had our family portrait and special events studio business, we had always dodged requests to photograph weddings. The thought…

Artisan Pizza and Flatbread in Five minutes a Day- Cookbook Video Promo

Pizza is one of those foods that makes all adults and kids happy. But homemade pizza is one that can not only warm the home, but get everyone excited to start creating custom “pies”. Last month we traveled to Minneapolis to shoot the promo video for Jeff Hertberg and Zoe Francois’s new book, Artisan Pizza…

iPhone Video #3- On Assignment with Penny- Barbacoa in East LA

On Assignment with Penny: Barbacoa Lady Reunion in East LA Video completely filmed on iPhone 4 Thank you for joining us on this  journey with friend and photographer Penny De Los Santos. Producing this On Assignment video series has been a visual awakening. To be able to collaborate together and celebrate the stories of special…

Searching for Butterflies- Thoughts on photographing kids

My photographic heart always pulses faster when I get an assignment photographing children. I shared my journey about this previously and I thank you all for keeping me company there. The last 10 years of my career immersed me in the intimacy of family and children’s portraiture. I was allowed into the lives of very…

Food photography, styling workshop & sharing a meal at our studio #AFundForJennie

Update: This workshop is sold out at 11 spots for the #AFundForJennie event.  $11,000 was raised. Thank you all for your amazing support for Jennie. You are all incredible, each and everyone of you in this food community. The Twitter hashtag #APieForMikey event appeared to kick start a movement, a staggering response of support and…

iPhone Video #1: On Assignment with Penny – Chef Joanne Chang, Boston

On Assignment with Penny: Chef Joanne Chang, Myers + Chang Video completely shot on iPhone A photographer often dreams of traveling the world to document stories like our friend, food and culture photographer Penny De Los Santos. Geared up with a  camera strapped to her shoulder, a seasoned passport and a heart open to seeing…

Freaking Good Home Made Blackberry Ice Cream & Stehly Organic Farms Story

Know the difference between an average blackberry and a Stehly Organic Farms blackberry? Amazement.  Pure eye-rolling amazement. As if Mother Nature herself reached down and handed you a blackberry and said, “Here. This is what a blackberry should be.” Plump. They have a deep, round sweetness that is counterbalanced perfectly by the classic blackberry tang.…