Category Archives: Collaborative Photo Shoot

Featured in Utterly Engaged No. 19: Splendor in the Grass

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A Stylized Town & Country Inspired Photo Shoot

Tweet One morning, out of the blue, Connie and I decied to take a morning walk around Walnut. Before we realized it, our morning walk turned inspirational when we got sidetracked and found ourselves at the Brookside Equestrian Center. I said to Connie, this would be great place to showcase our work. One passionate thing […]

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“Heart On My Sleeve” by Last One Done featuring singer and songwriter Isaiah Olsen

Tweet Heart On My Sleeve from Desi Baytan on Vimeo.   The first time I heard Isaiah Olsen sing, I was struck by his voice. He sang at a wedding I photographed and later I learned he is a the lead singer for the band Last One Done. Their songs caught my attention and imagination and […]

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Jose Villa Workshop – film ed.


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Jose Villa Workshop

Tweet Last week I drove up to Los Olivos to an old farm house in the middle of the soft rolling hills in the Central Valley to learn photography.  What was cool about this workshop is Jose Villa introduced us to film photography.  About twenty or so photographers convened at the farm house with Contax […]

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Romantic European

Tweet Jane Austen mesmerized millions with her literal depictions of beauty and romance of privileged lives of 19th century England. Austen’s novels are a feast to the soul as well as to the eyes. Movies of her novels captivate with the grandeur of architecture, sculpted garden settings, wardrobe, and natural scenery. In our Austen-inspired photo […]

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