Work in Progress

Ross Schwartz, Born 1994
Costa Mesa, California

My friends and I are always doing shit that I know we will forget about so I just want to document those moments from the perspective of a participant. Beauty is in the imperfections. All images are shot on film and un-altered.

 “Self Portrait” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm 2016

“Self Portrait” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm 2016

 “Joey Bookout over the reef” Double exposure 35mm 2015

“Joey Bookout over the reef” Double exposure 35mm 2015

 “Playdate (now Spendtime Palace) at The Boathouse” Costa Mesa, CA 2015

“Playdate (now Spendtime Palace) at The Boathouse” Costa Mesa, CA 2015

 “Tommy Midnight flexing SXSW” Austin, Texas 35mm 2017

“Tommy Midnight flexing SXSW” Austin, Texas 35mm 2017

 “Levi Prairie of Distractor SXSW” Austin, Texas 35mm 2017

“Levi Prairie of Distractor SXSW” Austin, Texas 35mm 2017

 “Matthew Silver SXSW” Austin, Texas 35mm 2017

“Matthew Silver SXSW” Austin, Texas 35mm 2017

 “Seen better days” Austin TX 35mm 2017

“Seen better days” Austin TX 35mm 2017

 “Joey and the snorkeler” Double exposure 35mm 2015

“Joey and the snorkeler” Double exposure 35mm 2015


 “Brock Hart” 35mm with mirage filter Laguna Beach, CA 2016

“Brock Hart” 35mm with mirage filter Laguna Beach, CA 2016

 “On set for the making of Spendtime Palace’s Sonora music video.” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm 2017

“On set for the making of Spendtime Palace’s Sonora music video.” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm 2017

 “Spendtime Palace during the filming of Sonora” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm 2017

“Spendtime Palace during the filming of Sonora” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm 2017

 “Spendtime Palace during the filming of Sonora” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm 2017

“Spendtime Palace during the filming of Sonora” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm 2017

 “Distractor” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm with mirage filter 2016

“Distractor” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm with mirage filter 2016

 “Lost and Found with Spendtime Palace” Santa Ana, CA 35mm 2017

“Lost and Found with Spendtime Palace” Santa Ana, CA 35mm 2017

 “Levi Prairie” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm 2017

“Levi Prairie” Costa Mesa, CA 35mm 2017