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The staff of Cen Cal Mag reserve the right to publish, alter, or edit any material submitted unless previously arranged. Cen Cal Mag is not responsible for damaged media. Photog Be A CCm inks To L Email Us rk! Your Wo g.com a enca lm info@c i k s e r B D l u a Exeter P Photographers (Upscale Downtown Shoot p.56) You can call me Paulie. I currently live in Exeter California. I shoot with a Canon Mark III with all Canon Prime Lenses & Canon Flashes. I use Alien Bee’s Strobes. TRACKS I first got into photography at the age of 12. It was something to do as i grew up. I joined the U.S. Army and continued my hobby there in my spare time. It has always been a part of my life. I went to school and majored in both photography and graphic design. I specialize as a Live Music Photographer. I’ve worked with some of the biggest names in music and do about 65 shows a year. I’ve worked with NASCAR teams, photographing their pits stops at races, and I also work as a Commercial Media Photographer. d n e m A Peter Visalia Cen Cal Serenade Shoot p.20 & p.62 I’m Peter Amend, I’m 29 and have been shooting photos since winding some Kodak 400 into an old German camera at the age of nine. As a kid I realized I could remember and describe things by taking photos of them, and there my adventure began. Photographing punk rock bands, and making prints - that was the coolest thing in the world. I love editorial, fashion, and wedding photography, but my heart beats hardest outside the studio - in the ocean, on a mountain peak, climbing a granite face, mountain biking in the forest, or anywhere that requires a passport. As John Muir said, “The mountains are calling, and I must go”. CCM | 9 Ar tis tC on ra d t se o R I ’ve been following Conrad Roset’s career for years. Sometimes he does line drawings with small smudges of color on wood. Sometimes he does line drawings filled with watercolor details. In this series, Roset abandons the line altogether and uses only watercolor. I love Roset’s use of color and his restraint. 10 | CCM A freelance illustrator from Barcelona, Roset teaches illustration at the BAU design school and calls brands like Coca-Cola and Adidas his clients! His talent is obvious, but Roset also seems like a really down-to-earth and genuine person. He has remained friendly despite blowing up in popularity over the past few years. Check out more of his work http://conradroset.com. 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