Fitness photograph of African American boxer outdoors

laughing boxers

I've often wondered about advertising or editorial images that show no connection -- it's often like the model is simply there to wear the clothes, or the subject is meant to be a cold statue. Sure a shoot may start off distant between the…
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new gear

My new Canon Canon just released the new 5D mark IV and I've already played with it.  The new bodies are supposed to start shipping today, so I'm waiting for my pre-order to get here.  With the focusing engine of the Canon 1Dx mark…
Yoga headstand composite
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Yoga

I started making this animated gif by assembling these shots as layers in Photoshop, and then I preferred the image with all the layers turned on.  
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Behind the Scenes on a Title Nine shoot

We put together a couple videos this week from some BTS moments on some recent Title Nine sports bra shoots  

Facing Chemo exhibit in Switzerland this summer

A selection of images from the Facing Chemo Before & After exhibit will be on display at a gallery in Switzerland this summer as part of a larger exhibit on the human condition.  WER BIN ICH?  WHO AM I?   WER BIN…

Camera test - Canon 1dx Mkii and Sony A7rii

Not the most obvious comparison, but I had the opportunity (thanks to Sony for the A7rii) to play with both on a couple shoots and tests last month.  FWIW, I thought I’d share my un-biased-ish thoughts.  I shot both alongside my…
Portrait of a man with morquio syndrome
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annual trip to Louisiana

The theme for Rare Disease Day a few days ago (feb 29) was: Join us in making the voice of rare diseases heard. In honor of that I wanted to post a few images from a project I started years ago.  The story is of my friend Nick,…
Fitness photograph by San Francisco advertising photographer Robert Houser

Dailey Method studio images

These just cropped onto the Dailey Method website and I was reminded how cool and clean this studio looked as a location to shoot fitness images.  
Fitness model photography

Recent fitness work

Recently we had the opportunity to do a fun project with fitness model Natasha Ward for women’s sportswear company, Title Nine.  We photographed on location in Marin County and at the boathouse in Greenbrae.  Rowing machines,…
International Photography Awards recognizes Robert Houser and his project Facing Chemo for 2015 award.
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IPA ~ International Photography Awards selects Facing Chemo

The International Photography Awards selected my series Facing Chemo Before & After in their Social Cause division.