Joseph Schell Photography

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Client: SF Weekly

Posted on: January 27th, 2013 by Joe No Comments

Project: Kitchen Ink

Process: As part of a national photo series on chefs with tattoos I was selected to photograph San Francisco chefs. San Francisco is a city packed with restaurants and plenty of tattooed chefs that work at them. The story consisted of seven different photo shoots at different restaurants around today.

Result: The cover photograph and a five page spread.

SF Gay Rodeo

Posted on: September 8th, 2011 by Joe No Comments

The annual Best Buck in the Bay Rodeo and Festival, sponsored by Golden State Gay Rodeo Association took place in La Honda on Sept 10 and 11, 2012. Contestants participated in bull riding, steer roping, chute dogging and other rodeo staples.

SF Weekly Truancy Feature: The ABC’s of Ditching School

Posted on: February 9th, 2010 by Joe No Comments

Throughout mid-January and February I had the pleasure of shooting a feature story for the San Francisco Weekly on truancy in San Francisco Schools. Written by Lauren Smiley, the story delves into the increasing truancy statistics, the attitude of the kidsĀ  and what the city and school district is doing to combat the issue. Read more here.

Live Long and Prosper: The SF Star Trek Convention

Posted on: January 26th, 2010 by Joe 2 Comments

An impressive crowd of self-proclaimed Star Trek nerds beamed up to this year’s Star Trek Convention, held over the weekend at San Francisco’s Westin St. Francis Hotel. Day one had a sparser — but definitely no less nerdy — turnout as most devoted fans had come to see Sir Patrick Stewart and William Shatner banter it up together on Sunday. But those who skipped out for Saturday’s events missed some of the best costumes of the weekend, prepared especially for the costume contest. Here are a few characters and highlights from the convention. By Anna McCarthy-Read More….

Here are the best pics of the convention.


SF Weekly Arson Feature

Posted on: January 13th, 2010 by Joe No Comments


Snuffed Out

by Anna McCarthy

Massive layoffs, internal conflict, and decreasing morale have all contributed to a less effective arson unit.

The Felton Street fire looked suspicious from the start. The two-story house in the Portola District that went up in flames in the early hours of Feb. 5, 2009, had no electricity. Plus, it was vacant. Vacant houses with no electricity typically don’t spontaneously combust. Continued