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Glamour Photography

Glamour Photography I hooked up with a model from Lousiana and we had a great time walking around downtown Austin, photographing.  Some of the photography was natural light, but there was some photography we did with classic glamour lighting.  Check out the photos.  When additional lighting was used it was done with a Mola Rayo […]

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Fashion with Shae

Fashion in Austin with Shae I had the opportunity to photograph Shae from Model Mayhem.  We had a great time going all around downtown Austion doing street fashion.  We also did some glamour and Hollywood style lighting.  The light of choice was the Mola Rayo.               Save

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Austin Fashion Week 2017

Austin Fashion Week Another successful fashion show for Austin.  I was only able to make Friday, but any enjoy the photos.        

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Sammie Fashion Photo Shoot

Fashion with Sammie   I had the pleasure of photographing fashion model Sammie.  She is a natural in front of the camera and has stunning eyes.  She told me she plans on going to school for fashion design.  Something tells me she is going to take the fashion world by storm.  You can find her […]

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Persian Fashion Shoot

Persian Fashion in Austin   Rahha from South Carolina was in Austin and wanted a fashion photographer to photograph her in Austin.  So met in the downtown Austin area near the city council area.   Here is some of the photos.  You can check her out on Model Mayhem.

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Rachel Lola Part 1

Rachel Lola Part 1 I had the honor to photograph Rachel Lola from Model Mayhem.  The stunningly beautiful model.  I photographed her along my usual stomping grounds, Congress Avenue in Austin Texas.  As far a lighting it was a combination of using a Mola Rayo and natural light.  The rest of the imagery was a […]

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Rachel Lola Part 2

Rachel Lola Part 2 I had the pleasure of photographing Rachel Lola from Model Mayhem.  First off she is a stunning beauty.  There is no way else to put.  I used a Mola Rayo to photograph her.  This is Part 2 of Rachel Lola.    

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Federica Ferrari

Federica Ferrari   Believe it or not every last photo was photographed in the downtown area of Austin.  Most of it was done on Congress Street near 6th Street in Austin Texas.  A Mola Rayo along with natural lighting was used.  Special thanks to Federica Ferrari for being a wonderful model.  Federica can be found […]

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Street Fashion Photography

Austin Street Fashion and Lit Lounge   I photographed Deanna Banana from Model Mayhem.  Make sure you also check out her portfolio.  I photographed her in the Austin downtown area as I have been doing with other models here lately.  I used the Mola Rayo to pull off the lighting.  We photographed at various spots […]

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Mola Rayo near 6th Street Austin

Mola Rayo near 6th Street Austin. I want to first thank Cristina Moore.  She can be found on Model Mayhem.  Very beautiful, super smart, and she knows all the great photographers.  I was impressed.   Aside from starting with a great model, I was using a Mola Rayo.  For those that do not know about the […]

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Bluebonnets Photos

Bluebonnets Photos   I took these photos of a little girl at Brushy Park in Austin Texas of Bluebonnets so enjoy.  I think the Bluebonnets are going to last only for a little while so get out there and take your photos.  

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Cowboy Wedding in Austin Texas

Cowboy Wedding in Austin Texas I photographed this wedding a while back in Austin Texas and you guessed it was a cowboy wedding.  Rowdy, hell raising, happily cantankerous cowboys showing their bravado to the ladies that boys will be boys.  At least the bride’s maids apologized at the beginning of the wedding.    Aside from […]

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South Congress Fashion Photo Shoot

Fashion Photo Shoot on South Congress. I recently did a photo shoot on South Congress in Austin Texas with Giovanna Cisneros.  Special thanks to her for letting me photograph her.  I will let the photos speak for themselves.  I really love this yellow wall, and Giovanna looked stunning.  

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Christmas Newborn

Christmas Newborn This is a few photos of a newborn girl during the Christmas time frame.  We put together a Christmas tree and used window lighting.    

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Rio Cibolo Ranch Wedding

Wedding Photography Rio Cibolo Ranch. Special thanks to Junior Molina and Michelle Garza for letting me photograph their wedding.  I included a random selection of wedding photographs with over a thousand images actually given to the Bride.  The wedding was located on a beautiful ranch along the Rio Cibolo River.  The wedding attendees had a […]

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Trumpet Player on 6th Street Austin

A Photograph  of a Trumpet Player. Here are some photos of a trumpet player on 6th Street Austin.  Every time I go down to dirty 6th to photograph I see this gentleman playing.  Kind of reminds of Sonny Rollins playing on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York.  I always appreciate this guys dedication to his […]

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Wildflower Barn in Driftwood

Wedding Photography at the  Wildflower Barn in Driftwood.  I loved photographing this day at the Wild Barn.  It was in November.  A cool day but not freezing cold.  The bride and groom had a beautiful outdoor wedding with gorgeous soft light coming down on them.  Seemed like a place straight out of Hannah. Followed by […]

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Wedding at Vista on Seward Hill in Austin

Wedding Photography at Vista on Seward Hill in Austin. A couple of weeks I photographed Becca and Jay’s Wedding at the Vista on Seward Hill.  The official address is 6414 BeeCave RD, Austin TX 78746.  I had a great time at the Vista on Seward Hill, and I have to say that it is one […]

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Military Wedding

Military Wedding Photography. Here are just a few of randomly selected wedding photos of a military wedding not too far from Austin Texas.  In fact the wedding was at St Luke’s Catholic Church in Temple TX.  The stunningly beautiful Catholic Church came with all the traditions to go along with Catholic weddings.  The people at […]

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Austin Newborn Portrait

Austin Newborn Portrait Photography. I was asked to take a bunch of portraits of a newborn here in Austin.  The little baby boy, Baker, is going to end up being a baseball player.  At least, I am convinced of this.  The mom loves baseball, and the father is a softball coach. Little Baker was actually […]

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Family Photos at the Texas State Capitol

Family Photos at the Texas State Capitol. A few months ago I was commissioned to take photos of a family at the Texas State Capitol in Austin.  The  Texas Capitol is always a great place to photograph because for starters the place is free to photograph.  Second, the Texas State Capitol is always well air […]

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Fashion Photo Shoot on South Congress in Austin

Fashion Photo Shoot on South Congress in Austin. Ok, about a month ago I photographed Adrea Antonelli on South Congress in Austin.  We found a few places to just start photographing and creating.  I noticed Adrea was wearing cyan pants and then I also noticed there was a yellow wall.  I know yellow and cyan are […]

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Wedding at Grace Covenant Church

Wedding at Grace Covenant Church aka Grace360. I recently photographed a wedding at Grace Covenant Church in Austin Texas.  As always had great time photographing the wedding. As a Austin wedding photographer I always to strive for what is effortless in expression.  In this series I also included the bridal portraits done at the University of Texas […]

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Engagement Photos on Zilker Park

Engagement Photos at Zilker Park in Austin A few of months ago I had a couple contact me and asked if I would photograph their engagement photos.  I said absolutely yes, and we met at Zilker Park in Austin Texas.  A few places we photographed included the Zephyr Miniature Train Park, Zilker Park running trail, and […]

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One year old Birthday Boy

Birthday Party for One year old in Austin, TX A couple of months ago I was hired to photograph a birthday party for a one year old.  I had a lot of fun, and what I recognized the most was what a wonderful family.  The dad pulled out all the stops: tasty cakes and appetizers, decorations […]

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Cute Baby at Zilker Park with Bluebonnnets

Bluebonnet photos with a cute little baby at Zilker Park O.K. all you baby photo junkies here are some baby photos to feast your eyes on.  These photo were taken approximately in March 2016 at Zilker Park.  There was cool patch of Bluebonnets I found at Zilker Park with a beautiful wooden fence.  I had […]

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Fashion Capitol

I uploaded photos of the fashion photo shoot I photographed at Capitol in Austin Texas.  The models were the stunning Adrea Antonelli and Lance Licciardi .  If anyone is looking for models I highly recommend working with these two.                    

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3 year old Photo Shoot

Here are photos of a three year old photographed at Brushy Creek Park in Austin Texas.  Brushy Creek Park is a beautiful park, and a really great place to chase around a three year old to get some pictures.  Go when the sun is setting and bring a lot patience along with you.  

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Engagement Photos in Austin TX

About a month ago, in the month of January 2o16,  I was asked to photograph a couple’s engagement photos in Austin Texas.  The particular place we chose was the Texas State Capitol.   Very beautiful place to photograph, and better yet its free to photograph at the Texas State Capitol.  Anyway the couple was very pleased with […]

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Cute New Born Baby Photographs – Austin TX

Um, what is the words I am looking for… cute baby pictures.  Many might be wondering why one of Austin’s top 6th Street  photographers, and a pretty good fashion photographer to boot is breaking from standard form and photographing a baby.  For starters, I was sought out and commissioned to do this photo shoot.  Second, […]

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Halloween on 6th Street Austin

When people mention Halloween on 6th Street in Austin the common response is “No way”, “Too many people”, or “Too crazy and past my bed time”.  Well for all the light weights out there here are some images for you to look at  and live vicariously through my camera lens.  I want to give special […]

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Austin Film Festival

In the past few months I have been asked to photographs celebrities and fashion shows.  Much of the work I have already posted.  However, this is a posting of some of the high light photography that I have done in the category.  

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Austin 6th Street Photography

One of the biggest misconceptions about photographers is that we are all fun and games, and that we are simply “willy-nilly” in what we do.  That could be the furthest thing from the truth.  Here is a select few images of the hard work photographing the past few months.  These are images of the Sixth Street […]

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Annie and Andrew’s Wedding – June 21, 2015

Annie and Andrew’s Austin Wedding Photos    Annie and Andrew’s wedding was held June 21, 2015 at the restaurant Abel’s on the Lake located off of Lake Austin Blvd.  Abel’s on the Lake has a upper level that is reminiscent of a peer style house with open windows surrounding the venue from every direction giving […]

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Austin Fashion Week 2015

Photographs of Austin Fashion Week 2015  

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Eeyore’s Birthday Party

Eeyore’s Birthday at Pease Park (4/25/2015) I way called upon at the last minute to photograph Eeyore’s Birthday and below is a select few images that I have decided to post.  Eeyore’s Birthday was a breath of fresh air because I simply photographed people and things as I saw them.  To start with the parking […]

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Recent Street Images – SXSW/ Texas Relays/ Everyday 6th Street images

SXSW / Texas Relays/ Everyday 6th Street Images I have been busy as an Austin Photographer, hitting up all the areas of Austin that are unique to Austin.  Most of this work was done for 512area.  I have photographed so many crazy events in the past couple months to include South by Southwest, Texas Relays, Euphoria Fest, […]

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Streets of Sixth Street during SXSW by Austin Photographer Ken Black – March 18, 2015

Streets of  Sixth Street during SXSW by Austin Photographer Ken Black March 18, 2015 Another typical Wednesday in Austin where one can cruise down Sixth Street of Austin and expect to see bunch of bars desperate for business because it is Wednesday.  Wait a minute, this is South by Southwest.  Let me take that back the […]

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Sixth Street Photo Shoot – Saturday Night – 3/14/2015

Amazing Night on Sixth Street   Ken Black, an Austin Photographer, was called on by 512area to help photo shoot the night scene in the bars on Sixth Street.  This included the POP, Voodoo Room, Lit Lounge, Big Bang Shot Bar, and Barcelona.  As always, there is always a bunch of crazy people, sometime to […]

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SXSW Press Conference

SXSW Press Conference March 12, 2015 Austin Photographer, Ken Black was invited by the Magazine L.A. Splash to photograph a South by Southwest Press Conference involving several individuals of celebrity status.  The celebrity lineup included: Steven Gaydos, Tommy Lee Jones, Bonnie Curtis, Louis Black, Patricia Arquette, and Richard Linklater.  This is a select number of images […]

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Austin Fashion Show – March 11, 2015

Austin Fashion Show by Neiman Marcus and Seton Health Care System Austin Photographer Ken Black was called upon  the magazine L.A. Splash to photograph a fashion show presented by Neiman Marcus and Seton Health Care System.  The fashion show showcased beautiful fashion models and jewelry vendors.  However, more importantly the event raised money for breast cancer […]

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Celebrate at the POP

POP of 6th Street March 14, 2015 I will be photographing for www.512area.com at POP on 6th street.  I will be there March 14,2015 from 11pm to 1am.  Don’t miss out this opportunity to show off your best look.

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