Jinx Jones and the Kingtones | Concert Photographer | The Riptide in San Francisco, CA

The Riptide is a neighborhood bar with live music in the Outer Sunset. Back in February, we biked over and brought a camera out to try and take some photos when Jinx Jones and the Kingtones dropped by. No strobe used for these. All were shot as jpeg, so the editing was quite tricky with the dim lighting in there. Nonetheless, a nice little Friday night break for us: got to ride in the fresh-aired night, took some photos, and drank some drinks. Cheers!

Jinx Jones is a rockabilly band from the Bay Area.  

Frontman Jinx Jones twang the guitar and provide lead vocals

He is backed on the drums by Bernadette
As they performed, an old black and white film played on the screen behind
Best shot of the trio all night; albeit very dim, but capturing this friendly neighborhood bar's ambience
On the bass was Todd, slapping a bass as one could

File under: san francisco event photographer, san francisco concert photographer, san francisco band photographer, sf event photographer, sf concert photographer, sf band photographer, bands at the riptide, san francisco bands, live music photographer

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Why Can't Every Day Be Earth Day music video | Production Photographer | Oakland, CA

We started off the year taking behind-the-scene photos at a music video shoot, and shared this gallery not too long after: http://panfocus.smugmug.com/GALLERIES/Earth-Day-Music-Video/

So now, we share the final product: Why Can't Every Day Be Earth Day music video, written and performed by Michael Ryther and directed by Esperanza Catubig!

The shoot was located in Oakland, and featured some kids who were really into Earth Day! In between takes, one child picked up a worm hanging out in the grass that others were amused with, while others were not so amused with (including myself). He was very gentle with the worm and placed it where no one would step on it.

Enjoy the video, and please share with your family and friends!

File under: Michael Ryther, Esperanza Catubig, kids music, earth day, earth day 2015, why can't everyday be earth day, Oakland video, Oakland photographer, Oakland portrait photographer, Oakland production photographer, independent film maker, bay area independent music video

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Hedda Gabler on SFWeekly | Promo Photographer | San Francisco, CA

Our photo from the Hedda Gabler cast shoot is up with this lovely article on SFWeekly! Get a deeper look at who is behind this Filipino production, and their thoughts on female leadership in theater arts.

Catch the live performances at Bindlestiff Studio, starting this Friday and until May 2. Tickets are available from Brown Paper Tickets.

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Hedda Gabler | Promo Photographer | San Francisco, CA

We are happy to share this press release for Hedda Gabler, an upcoming stageplay produced by Bindlestiff Studio. This version is from an adaptation by Jon Robin Baitz from the original by Henrik Ibsen. The play stars Esperanza Catubig as Hedda Gabler, Rose Almario, and Ro Ambrosio Birco. Directed by Alan S. Quismorio and Aimee M. Espiritu.

The promo photos were done by Egan Hernandez and assisted by Rio Hernandez of PanFocus Studios, including the poster image below. Click on the poster to read the PR as well as see some of these promos.

Buy your tickets here.

File under: Bindlestiff Studios, Hedda Gabler, Esperanza Catubig, San Francisco portrait photographer, San Francisco production photographer, San Francisco portrait photography, San Francisco production photography, SF portrait photographer, SF portrait photography, SF production photographer, SF production photography

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3rd Annual Music for Kids | Children's Event Photographer | Berkeley, CA

A chunk of my life has been dedicated to music, so it is without question that I am still involved with it. The Little Bits is my current project, and although we do not often do shows, I cherish the few we get to do. The set of photos below are from a little concert co-produced by The Little Bits along with our good friend, Esperanza Catubig of Theatre Residencies, Inc. The event was held at Mudrakers Cafe in Berkeley, a corner coffeeshop with a nice room in the back for community-style events such as this. The event flyer was also put together by me.

Here are the highlights of the event! Please click on the photo to open the gallery.

Photos by Egan Hernandez.

File under: berkeley photographer, berkeley concert photographer, berkeley event photographer, bay area photographer, bay area concert photographer, bay area event photographer, mudrakers cafe photos, music for kids, the little bits, lewis campbell, apoll reyes, oakland future trio, let me sing, michael ryther, east bay photographer, east bay event photographer, east bay concert photographer

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L Family | Family Photographer | San Francisco, CA

Portraits: Family and Lifestyle
Location: Stow Lake in San Francisco, CA

We met with the L family at Stow Lake for some gorgeous winter afternoon photos. The light out here is always so very dreamy, and makes our job that much easier.

Egan led this mini session and I assisted with hauling gear -- best part! -- as we walked to each spot.

I must say that these kids are naturals at smiling. We didn't even have to try to get them to give us their best.

Here are some of our favorites from this mini session.

Photos by Egan Hernandez.

 File under: sf family photographer, san francisco family photographer, sf children's photographer, san francisco children's photographer, stow lake, golden gate park, family photographer

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Welcome Back to the 80s | Life Event Photographer | Dublin, CA

A good party is a mix of good food, good friends and inspiration. This party was inspired by the 80s, because Bern -- who turned 40 -- wanted to mark her milestone birthday with the era she identified the best with. Well, the 80s, afterall, was a huge decade of color, hair, pop music. Either it was loved or hated, and Bern loved. We love how the colors came out from these photos. The props really brought out the 80s. Neon all day!

All photos in this gallery are COPYRIGHT 2015 by PanFocus Studios. Please do not use without permission.

Photos by Egan Hernandez and Rio Hernandez.

File under: dublin photography, dublin photographer, dublin party photographer, bay area party photographer, dublin event photographer, 80s birthday photographer, 80s party photographer,  event photographer, birthday photographer, party photographer, san francisco photographer, san francisco event photographer, birthday party photographer

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