Hello Los Angeles! … But first … Meluxine in Kauai

Nothing like running out on stage, yelling, “Hello Los Angeles!”, dropping the mic and jumping on a plane to Hawaii. But that was pretty much the beginning of June for me. Setting up shop in LA before heading to the stunningly gorgeous island of Kauai, consisted mostly of me unboxing the barest of essentials, putting …

Photo Daily: Anne Duffy Casa Dracula Wall

  I distinctly remember thinking we were all finished with the shoot. Anne Duffy and I had spent the afternoon photographing her at the 150 year old mansion of a long since gone sugar baron in the lovely small town of Todos Santos, Mexico. I was so happy with what we had created. And then …

Photo Daily: Meghan Claire at La Presa de Santa Ines

  One of the best things about shooting on location is finding the locations. I was in Baja, Mexico a few years ago and had scheduled a shoot with the lovely and adventurous Meghan Claire. We decided to head out of the little town we were staying in and find a large dam we had …

Part 24 of 50: Candace, the Cannery and the Bats in My Belfry

This is part twenty-four in a series of blogs on my photography adventures at ZoeFest X, in Todos Santos, Mexico. I got a lovely email from a lovely model called Candace Nirvana last week. She had been following my periodic blog posts about our time at ZoeFest in 2011 and was wondering why she had …

Part 23 of 50: Models with Cameras vs. Guys with Cameras: There is a Difference

This is part twenty-three in a series of blogs on my photography adventures at ZoeFest X, in Todos Santos, Mexico. NOTE: To really appreciate the photography of the models discussed in this blog, definitely click on the links in the text below. The photos on you see this page are simply snapshots of us hanging …

Part 22 of 50: Billy Crashes the Model Taxi

This is part twenty-two in a series of blogs on my photography adventures at ZoeFest X, in Todos Santos, Mexico. You’ll recall that my decision to rent a car for the duration of ZoeFest X was turning out to be a fine choice. Before leaving Chicago, I had imagined that I might have only used …

Part 21 of 50: A Brunette, Dos Casas and a Wardrobe: Photographing the Lovely Anne Duffy

This is part twenty-one in a series of blogs on my photographic adventures in Todos Santos, Mexico. It was almost exactly a year ago as I write this that my ZoeFest X adventure began. You’ll recall I received several emails from the incredibly talented photographer, Zoe Wiseman, about her annual artists retreat that would be …

Part 20 of 50: Brooke and the Big Leaf

This is part twenty in a series of blogs on my artistic adventures in Todos Santos, Mexico late last year. Sorry it’s been a while. Alright. Where were we? I had been photographing the lovely models of ZoeFest X for almost a week and somehow I had managed to photograph all but three in a …

Part 19 of 50: Staying Inn-side with Anoush Anou

This is part nineteen in a series of blogs on my recent artistic adventures in Mexico. Todos Santos Inn is a lovely place to live for a while. It’s a cozy, secluded and lush bit of paradise in the Baja Peninsula of Mexico. I had been staying there for almost a week as part of …

Part 18 of 50: Stephanie Anne Bucks Up A Little Camper

This is part eighteen in a series of blogs on my recent artistic adventures in Mexico. Sorry it’s been a while since the last ZoeFest update. I’m usually always busy, but the last few months have been even moreso here at Billy Sheahan Photography. Finding a few hours to compose new ZoeFest entries has been …