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Davis Family Holiday Portraits | Family Portraiture

Davis Family Holiday Portraits | Family Portraiture My friends and fellow Marylanders reached out to me about wanting to do a family portrait session on the beach, and they wanted to include their beloved English Bulldog! Three things that were in my favor here: 1. I love family shoots 2.

Blackwell Family Portraits | Family Portraits

Blackwell Family Portraits | Family Portraits The Blackwell family just happened to be in the Gaslamp District of San Diego, and only had about an hour to knock out a family portrait session with me. Since they were already downtown, I knew exactly which location would be perfect for the

novak photos 1st ever photo challenge

novak photos 1st (ever) photo challenge! submit your version of a DRAMATIC PORTRAIT - show off your creativeness, use of light, color, or shadow. photo challenge winner takes home a brand new thinktank photo street walker pro gear bag! this contest is to encourage photographers of all levels to go

thinkTANK photo Street Walker Pro gear bag

my valued gear only travels in style; either in the streetwalker pro or the airport security v2.0! thinkTANK photo has sent me a brand new streetwalker pro to test out and review. my review will cover thoughts and opinions on this bag, and will include exactly what gear can be

World Trade Center Twin Towers | using film and Nik Software

World Trade Center Twin Towers | using film and Nik Software this image of the world trade center towers was originally shot from liberty island on may 25th, 2000. i was on a weekend trip to nyc, and decided to go visit the statue of liberty. little did i know

New York Times Aritcle | Street Photography

New York Times Aritcle | Street Photography new york times how i got that shot: justin novak by roy furchgott a couple of weeks ago i opened my email to see that someone claiming to be with the new york times wanted to do interview with me about my san

Beach Cruiser | Expo Imaging Modifier and Nik Software

Beach Cruiser | Expo Imaging Modifier and Nik Software who doesn’t love a great mustache….but what about one for your beach cruiser? that’s right, the great people from carstache have spent millions of dollars on research & development to create the most amazing beach cruiser accessory; the bikestache! additionally to

Nik Software Newsletter | Nik Software publishes some of my Comic Con images

Nik Software Newsletter | Nik Software publishes some of my Comic Con images it's an absolute honor to be featured in this month's Nik Software newsletter. Nik Software contacted myself and Andy about showcasing our san diego comic con street portraits. during the post processing, we ran majority of the

Decathlete Jonathan Collins | Lifestyle Fashion Commercial Portraits

Decathlete Jonathan Collins | Lifestyle Fashion Commercial Portraits I always feel so fortunate being a professional photographer, I get to meet the most interesting and amazing people. Jonathan got in contact with me through my Yelp profile, so obviously when I first answered my phone I just assumed he was

Fifty Shades | Conceptual Commercial Portraits

Fifty Shades | Conceptual Commercial Portraits I’ve stated this before, but having the perfect model & perfect location, as well as willingness to takes risks results in some of the best images! My model was open to just about anything that would result in a super cool image. Some how

Lost…in La Jolla | Fashion Commercial Portraits

Lost…in La Jolla | Fashion Commercial Portraits I remember David “Strobist” Hobby once saying that as a photographer we are always “scouting” for new shoot locations. I’ve taken that statement to heart, I constantly make notes in my phone and take pictures of possible locations. This time was no different,

Angelic | Salk Institute | Fashion Commercial Portraits

Angelic | Salk Institute | Fashion Commercial Portraits Magic can happen on any and every photo shoot, it requires the right combination of the perfect model, the perfect location, and the willingness to take risk! My shoot at the Salk Institute is the prime example of when a photo session

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