Good Games - Push Forward

A gathering of so many old friends at the Push Forward Good Games in Las Vegas. Heres a few pics of the new school and old school supporting a good cause.
Frank Decker Jr full cab over the spine.
Keoni Endrina ollie, Kenny Anderson shooting film on his F3, Kyle Anderson stale fish, MC Blackie Chan, Push Forward Crew and lots of amigos from the old school Vegas skate posse.



Nylon Magazine and Cirque du Soleil

From the Nylon shoot with Cirque du Soleil and Erica Linz, star of James Cameron's film Worlds Away. Check out a gallery of photos here.


Red Rock

Pillow top clouds at Red Rocks and a silent morning run with a few jack rabbits.


Indie Arts Award Show

Some photos I shot recapping the Indie Arts Award Show, Rawards. Check out more pics and interviews with the winners here on Arts Vegas also a video recap we did. 


Lightroom Demo at CSN

Had fun giving a Lightroom Demo to photography students at College of Southern Nevada. Thanks to Professor Checko Salgado for the invite and photo.


Shoot NYC

Shoot NYC 2012 was a blast. Check out some of my photos recapping the event on the Hasselblad site. Great demos, new gear and workshops. My good friend, Bryan O'neil Hughes gave two informative lectures on Lightroom and PS6 . Shout out to Colin King and his crew for putting on another excellent event at La Venue. Photographs below of Aaron White and Kristin Yancy performing during a Broncolor Demo.

Shoot NYC 
Aaron White and Kristin Yancy - Shoot NYC


The Get Back

Filming friends at The Get Back 10 year Anniversary. Featuring DJ John Doe, Phoreyz, Danny Boy, Aurajin, 8-bits, Johnny Fever, VJ Checko and special guest Melo-D of The Beat Junkies. More at Arts Vegas


Porto Alegre Lightning

Hanging out on the rooftop and saw this storm in the distance. 494 photos taken June 14, 2012. Music: Calexico - Photos/Edit: Mike Hill - Canon 5d mk2 - Adobe Lightroom 4 and Premiere Pro 5.5


Fora do Tempo #3

685 photographs taken over 24 minutes, June 12, 2012 Porto Alegre, Brazil. Concepção: Thais Petzhold - Music: Prefuse 73 - Photos/Edit: Mike Hill - Canon 5d mk2 - Adobe Lightroom 4 and Premiere Pro 5.5


International Photography Awards+ Paris Prix de la Photographie

Recent images 'Cavalgada do Mar', 'Camaraderie in the Pit' and 'Tower 91' named Official Selections in the Paris Prix de la Photographie 2011 for Fine Art Photography. 'Cavalgado do Mar' and 'Camaraderie in the Pit' also received honors from the International Photography Awards 2011 for Fine Art Photography. IPA is the worlds largest photo competition, receiving submissions from 90 countries which were reviewed by a panel of 70 jurors. All photographs taken in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil by Mike Hill

Camaraderie in the Pit - Porto Alegre, Brazil.  photo: Mike Hill



Escola de samba A Praiana performing during Carnaval in Xangri-la, Brasil.


Fora do Tempo #2

1172 photos of Thais Petzhold moving extremely slow for 20 minutes as the sun set on February 2, 2012. Xangri-la, Brazil. Concepção: Thais Petzhold - Music: Modill - Photos/Edit: Mike Hill - Canon 5d mk2 - Adobe Lightroom 4 and Premiere Pro 5.5


Fora do Tempo #1

Shot on New Years Day 2012 in Xangri-la, Brazil. 2043 photos over 33 minutes of dancers moving slowly. Concepção: Thais Petzhold - Performers: Didi Pedone, Frey Faust, Ekaterina Andreeva and Thais Petzhold. Music: Tycho - Photos/Edit: Mike Hill - Canon 5d mk2 - Adobe Lightroom 4 and Premiere Pro 5.5


First 3 seconds of 2012

Celebrating the New Year with my family on the beach. My little boy sleeping in the chair near the bottle of champagne.



Cat Cult - HoodieBuddie - Juxtapoz

Recent photos/video I shot of HoodieBuddie featured artist, Cat Cult at work in his Los Angeles studio. Check out more here on Juxtapoz.


Hannah Stouffer - HoodieBuddie - Juxtapoz

Recent photos/video I shot of HoodieBuddie featured artist, Hannah Stouffer at work in her San Francisco studio and at her group show The Order of the Triad. Check out more here on Juxtapoz.


The Art of Skinner - HoodieBuddie - Juxtapoz

Recent photos/video I shot of HoodieBuddie featured artist, Skinner at work in his Sacramento studio. Check out more here on Juxtapoz 


Interstate 15

Bus ride back from our photo shoot with Bols Genever at the M Resort and Pioneer Club.


Fog Futbol

The fog rolled in but that didnt stop this family from playing futbol on the beach. I shot this with a 200mm lens and it was nearly impossible to focus through the mist on this morning void of color. Atlantida, Brasil


Camila Teleporting

Recently the shutter on my Canon 1ds Mark 2 failed, causing these white lines across the image. Camila ascending as Tiziane takes a photo. Rooftop Portal, Porto Alegre, Brasil
Shutter failure and sunshine



Rush Hour POA

Underneath Rush Hour traffic - sunset in Porto Alegre



Cida playing it serious for just a moment. Santa Catarina, Brasil


Peoples Choice / Music Advertising/ Paris Prix de la Photographie

Happy to win Peoples Choice for Music Advertising in Paris Prix de la Photographie PX3. I shot this gritty series at Acit recording studio in Porto Alegre, Brasil. Images were used as CD and website artwork for the rock/blues band Fernando Noronha and Black Souls' 7th album. Paris Prix de la Photographie is Europes largest photo competition with submissions from 84 countries and over 18,000 votes cast for The Peoples Choice Awards. Shot with Canon 1ds mark 2, 2x 580ex speedlites, 2x PocketWizard tt5 and tt1, 2x quantum turbo sc packs, 2x Manfrotto 5001b stands, Adobe Lightroom 3.



Check out the Chris Sharma Anthology, highlighting the last 17 years of his amazing climbing career with prAna. Scattered throughout are images I shot of my amigo in Ogawayama, Japan, New Paltz, New York and San Diego, California.


International Photo Awards & Paris Prix de La Photographie 10

5 recent photographs/ series receive honors in the International Photography Awards 2010. In addition 3 images received Silver and one Gold in Px3 Paris Prix de La Photographie Peoples Choice 2010. IPA is the largest photo competition in the world and PX3 is Europes largest photo competition, receiving submissions from 85 countries this year. Awards in the professional category include:  People Portraiture:  The Fair,  Gaucho, 39 weeks,  Thich Nhat Hahn, and Fine Art Landscape series: Spacious Day



Jois Yoga Encinitas

2 of my photographs in the new Jois Yoga Shala. Pattabhi Jois at sunset in Encinitas, California and Sharath practicing yoga in Mysore, India. Check out a collection of Jois family legacy images I photographed over the course of 8 years at JoisYoga.com - their website designed by my friends at goSandbox.com


Secret of the Recipe

I shot the video on this for Fernando Noronha, Gabriel Horn Director and Editor



3 panel mesh print in the pool area of Casa de Fowler- Las Vegas


Entrevista / Interview

Inerview by writer Manuela Colla. Check out the photos and dialogue in Portuguese.    


Blues and Van Gogh

Uma noite de blues, com Luciano Leaes e The Big Chiefs, inspirada nos quadros projetados do Van Gogh no StudioClio em Porto Alegre. Clique aqui para ver mais fotos desta noite tão legal.


Guarda do Embaú

Guarda do Embaú is a small fishing village just 30 minutes south of Floripa, Brasil. Rio da Madre can be crossed by a short swim or in a canoe to miles of sandy beaches. The river meets the ocean and a rocky point to create perfect waves for surfing. Pedra do Urubu, a rock with circling vultures, sits high above green hillside with great trails.


Cat Power

Some photos I shot this week of Cat Power at Opinião in Porto Alegre, Brasil. Chan Marshalls voice is dreammmyyy.