Motorcycle By Knight

Motorcycle By Knight

With everyone posting photos of the welcome #ElNino #LARain today, I thought this shot, taken near Fox Studios with a dashboard cam (and yeah .... filtered around just a bit!), was especially "LA." I also thought my costuming friends might appreciate this particular Sir Knight's dedication to his craft! 😉 Additional Resources: 20th Century Fox We’re …

Dia De Los Muertos LA: Shaman Sunset Ceremony (Part 1)

Dia De Los Muertos - Shamanic Visions of the Huichol at Hollywood Forever

Dia De Los Muertos came early to this year's Cultural Events calendar at Hollywood Forever with their "Shamanic Visions of the Huicol" festivities on October 24, 2015. Now in its 16th year, the festival is a celebration of traditional Mexican culture and customs. As a photojournalist working entertainment events in Hollywood, I am often presented with, …

How To Throw A Mermaid Dance Party

Mermaid Melody teaches how to sign in "Mermaid"

In short ... call Catalina Mermaid at Sheroes Entertainment! As part of the fun at the 31st Annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point, California mermaids and pirates entertained guests from both a swim tank as well as in the courtyard, where kids could get up close and ask all they …

Coming Up – 31st Annual Tall Ships Festival!

31st Annual Tall Ships Festival in Dana Point Harbor

Argh Mateys! 😉 More fun coming up this weekend in Dana Point at the 31st Annual Tall Ships Festival at the Ocean Institute with Sheroes Entertainment Mermaids and Pirates in Dana Point Harbor. It starts Friday with a sunset parade as the Tall Ships arrive in the Harbor. I'll be on the lead boat, cameras …

Labyrinth Of Jareth Masquerade Ball – Saturday Finale (Part 3)

18th Annual Labyrinth Of Jareth Masquerade Ball

As we have shown in our coverage of Part 2 "Wandering The Corridors", and Part 1 "Early Saturday Evening," the Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball is nothing short of a feast for the eyes, a fantasy for the heart, and some serious dance beats to keep you moving throughout the nights. I say nights plural …

Labyrinth Of Jareth Masquerade Ball – The Spider Queen and Her Court

Actress Jen Giragos as the "Spider Queen" with her court - Tara Shannon, Meggan Amos (lower right) and Natty Kittyface

The Spider Queen and her Court were among the fantastic characters portrayed in the fianle at the 18th Annual Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball. Click the thumbnails below to view full-size photos. Leave Comments · Please Share · Don’t Alter Compliments of Roth Stock Digital Media In case you missed part of the story: Part 1 …

Labyrinth Of Jareth Masquerade Ball – Wandering The Corridors (Part 2)

18th Annual Labyrinth Of Jareth Masquerade Ball

If you were with us for the Labyrinth Of Jareth - Early Saturday Night, then you know after visiting the "Mermaid Room," we left you off while awaiting refreshments of the adult beverages nature. So now, let's go wander the corridors of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel and see what Lord Shawn Strider and his Sypher Knights have in …

Labyrinth Of Jareth Masquerade Ball – Best Costumed Photographers

Photographer Violet Schrage working the 18th Annual Labyrinth Of Jareth Masquerade Ball

One of the things emphasized most by Lord Shawn Strider, producer of the Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball, is total immersion. Even for press, costumes are required. The dress code is strictly enforced, even turning away ticket holders (with refunds or vouchers for 2016) if they were not in costume as all publicity and guest materials emphasize …

Labyrinth Of Jareth Masquerade Ball – Part 2 Tease

(L-R) Alivia Hunter, Catherine Madinger and Steven Wingert attend the 18th Annual Labyrinth Of Jareth Masquerade Ball

So ... the blog for "Early Saturday" (with 160 photos) seems to have been hotly anticipated. When it was finally ready to publish, at 10:30pm Monday night, there was a serious debate about whether to publish right away, or wait for morning. From an online publisher's viewpoint, you must always take stock of the intended …