USA: California: Marin County: Angel Island: Camp Reynolds: Still life in the Bake House of a pot of lavendar and an old American flag © Sean Arbabi | seanarbabi.com (all rights reserved worldwide) #peachpit #colorefexpro #analogefexpro #google #angelisland #plugins #photoshop
USA: California: Monterey County: Pacific Grove: Pebble Beach/ California's scenic 17-mile drive/ Midway Point: The famous Lone Cypress Tree at sunset (a medium-sized coniferous evergreen possibly 250 years old), on a rugged granite peninsula along the California coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean - © Sean Arbabi | seanarbabi.com (all rights reserved worldwide) #lonecypress #montereycounty #pacificgrove #californiacoast
USA: California: Orange County: Newport Beach: Newport Bay at dusk: Joe’s Crab Shack along the Pacific Coast Highway/ West Coast Highway - © Sean Arbabi | seanarbabi.com (all rights reserved worldwide) #californiariviera #newportbeach #dusk #socal #tamron #tamronlenses
USA: California: Orange County: Laguna Beach: Heisler Park: A free tower viewer (tower optical binoculars) takes in coastal views from the park gardens overlooking the Pacific Ocean (along Cliff Drive), beneath palm trees - © Sean Arbabi | seanarbabi.com (all rights reserved worldwide) #californiariviera #lagunabeach #socal #visitcalifornia #southerncalifornia
USA: California: Orange County: Huntington Beach: Surfing at sunset in the Pacific Ocean near the Huntington Beach pier - © Sean Arbabi | seanarbabi.com (all rights reserved worldwide) #tamron #tamronlenses #southerncalifornia #surfcity #huntingtonbeach #visitcalifornia
USA: California: Orange County: Huntington Beach (“Surf City USA”): The sun sets over the beach and Pacific Ocean as visitors, vacationers, and locals walk along the 1,850 foot Huntington Beach Pier near Highway 1/ Pacific Coast Highway © Sean Arbabi | seanarbabi.com (all rights reserved worldwide)
USA: Montana: Beaverhead County: Centennial Valley: Red Rocks National Wildlife Refuge: An old homestead with the backdrop of the Centennial Mountains (© Sean Arbabi | seanarbabi.com - all rights reserved worldwide) #silverefexpro #montana #blackandwhite #photoshop #plugins
USA: California: Orange County: Newport Beach: Dusk, as the full moon rises over the yachts and homes in Newport Bay as well as the Pacific Coast Highway/ West Coast Highway #californiariviera #newportbeach #hdr #niksoftware #hdrefexpro #dusk #socal #tamron #tamronlenses
USA: California: Orange County: Huntington Beach: Vans Off The Wall Skatepark (7471 Center Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647) Skateboarder Josh Borden enjoys the skatepark doing various tricks © Sean Arbabi | seanarbabi.com (all rights reserved worldwide) #vans #socal #orangecounty #skateboarding
- Brooks Institute of PhotographyCommercial Photography, 1988 - 1991
Sean has been a commercial travel photographer and author for over 23 years, specializing in adventure, lifestyle, nature, and travel; for ad, corporate, and editorial clients.
He’s had freelance and contracted assignments with hundreds of publications and companies worldwide including Amazon, American Express, Backpacker, California Division of Tourism, Endless Vacation, Fuji Film, GEO Germany, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, National Geographic's book, calendar, and online divisions as well as Adventure and Traveler, The New York Times, Nikon, The North Face, Outside, Random House, REI, Timex, The Travel Channel, VisitFlorida.com, and Woodbridge wines.
Sean has shot over 200 assignments for Sunset, over 150 for Via magazine, and writes many feature articles on photography for Engadget, Lightroom, Outdoor Photographer, Peterson's Photographic, Photoshop User, Rangefinder, and Shutterbug. He has also authored two books which he photographed: The BetterPhoto Guide to Exposure (Jan 2009), and The Complete Guide to Nature Photography (Dec 2011) both for Amphoto/ Random House. Sean lectures and teaches workshops, live (for Calumet, Camera West, Future Light, Point Reyes, Tamron, Workshops On The Farm), and online at Perfect Picture School of Photography.
As the Photoguru, he has appeared on numerous television segments, radio and web shows including ABC San Francisco's The View from the Bay, CBS San Francisco's Bay Area Focus, ABC Radio Southeast, Scott Sheppard's Inside Digital Radio and Nik Radio, and Ibarionex Perello's The Candid Frame discussing various aspects of the photo industry.
A native Californian, he received his Bachelor of Arts in commercial photography from Brooks Institute in ‘91, began his business thereafter combining outdoor, on-location, and studio photography. To date he’s shot over a million images, written numerous articles, and currently working on a tv show on photography.Sean has traveled around much of the US, and international locations including Canada, Iran, Mexico, the UK, Southeast Asia, and; South America. He has backpacked over mountain ranges, helicoptered above jungles, ridden horseback across plains, traversed across mountain ranges, rafted down rivers, mountain biked along forest trails, sailed on oceans, and hung over cliffs, all to capture images he and his clients were in search of. Today, he lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, base camp for all his travels.
- Arbabi ImageryCommercial Travel Photographer and Author/ Photo Expert, 1991 - presentCommercial photography and author shooting assignments for ad, corporate and editorial clients, writing how-to articles for all the major photo magazines, workshop leader and instructor, and fine art print sales
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