Commercial photography

Minami Pictures produces high quality commercial photography for businesses in the Los Angeles and South Bay LA area.

We shoot product photography, architectural images, fashion photography and photos for web sites and catalogs.

Headshots

We produce headshots for actors and business portraits at our studio in Gardena and on location in Torrance, Santa Monica and around the LA area.

About the photographer

Brian Minami is a photojournalist and commercial photographer based in Gardena, California. Brian shoots photojournalism, commercial photography, landscapes, street photography, headshots for actors and business, portraits, 3d stereo photography, community events and more.

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Photos of Recent work | 2013-present

Recent photos including a mix of photojournalism, travel, music, documentary and personal pictures.

Erin Brockovich encouraged the community to organize and fight for their right to clean drinking water. She offered her resources to investigate the situation, pressure the EPA to force the Golden State Water Company to provide clean water and explore the possibility of a class action lawsuit on behalf of those affected by the sludgy water.

Erin Brockovich encouraged the community to organize and fight for their right to clean drinking water. She offered her resources to investigate the situation, pressure the EPA to force the Golden State Water Company to provide clean water and explore the possibility of a class action lawsuit on behalf of those affected by the sludgy water.

Robert Bowcock, Brockovitch's water resources expert, holds a sample of local tap water colored black with manganese sediment.

Robert Bowcock, Brockovitch's water resources expert, holds a sample of local tap water colored black with manganese sediment.

Robert Bowcock explains how mismanagement by the water company of blended water sources and their disinfectants can lead to a build up of minerals in water distribution systems and their eventual precipitation into customers' drinking water.

Robert Bowcock explains how mismanagement by the water company of blended water sources and their disinfectants can lead to a build up of minerals in water distribution systems and their eventual precipitation into customers' drinking water.

Gardenans voice their impatience with the hollow gestures used by the Golden State Water Company to remedy the situation.

Gardenans voice their impatience with the hollow gestures used by the Golden State Water Company to remedy the situation.

Brockovich greets Gardena residents before the meeting.

Brockovich greets Gardena residents before the meeting.

"OOMO Cube" at the intersection of First Street and Central Avenue in the Little Tokyo district of downtown Los Angeles.

OOMO NONO

OOMO NONO

 

 

 

 

Temple Street

Temple Street

Temple Street

Temple Street

Students of the Regina Klenjoski Dance Company perform

Students of the Regina Klenjoski Dance Company perform "Copelia" Friday, March 13, 2015, in Torrance, California.

Shake

Shake

Paquita

Paquita

Workers ascend an exterior staircase of the damaged refinery in Torrance, California, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Workers ascend an exterior staircase of the damaged refinery in Torrance, California, on Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

 

 

Motorists on Crenshaw Boulevard pass the crippled refinery at 190th Street in Torrance, California.

Motorists on Crenshaw Boulevard pass the crippled refinery at 190th Street in Torrance, California.

Morro Rock, Morro Bay, California, Saturday, February 28, 2015

Morro Rock, Morro Bay, California, Saturday, February 28, 2015

Restricted area

Restricted area

 

 

 

 

 

 

Noe and Krista, Anchor Memorial Park, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Morro Bay, California.

Noe and Krista, Anchor Memorial Park, Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Morro Bay, California.

Black Hill

Black Hill

 

 

Around one thousand demonstrators march from Leimert Park to LAPD headquarters in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, November 25,2014, in protest of the grand jury decision to not indict the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

Around one thousand demonstrators march from Leimert Park to LAPD headquarters in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, November 25,2014, in protest of the grand jury decision to not indict the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cheyanne, Carson, California

Cheyanne, Carson, California

Cheyanne and Alicia

Cheyanne and Alicia

Bon odori dancers line Halldale Avenue in Gardena, California, on Sunday, August 3, 2014, as part of the annual Obon Festival at the Gardena Buddhist Church.

Bon odori dancers line Halldale Avenue in Gardena, California, on Sunday, August 3, 2014, as part of the annual Obon Festival at the Gardena Buddhist Church.

Bon odori, Gardena, Saturday, August 2, 2014

Bon odori, Gardena, Saturday, August 2, 2014

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Sunday, August 3, 2014

FoLAR's Los Angeles River Rover, a 38 foot mobile classroom, makes its public debut Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Marsh Street Nature Park in Elysian Valley, Los Angeles.

FoLAR's Los Angeles River Rover, a 38 foot mobile classroom, makes its public debut Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Marsh Street Nature Park in Elysian Valley, Los Angeles.

Los Angeles River Rover

Los Angeles River Rover

The moon appears reddish-amber as it passes behind the earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse.

The moon appears reddish-amber as it passes behind the earth's shadow during a total lunar eclipse.

Lunar eclipse with ginko

Lunar eclipse with ginko

A samba dancer performs at Vilma Duran's 50th birthday party in Lawndale, California.

A samba dancer performs at Vilma Duran's 50th birthday party in Lawndale, California.

Vilma and Lorenzo

Vilma and Lorenzo

Soakai Famili and community vocalists perform Saturday, October 12, 2013, in Claremont, California, at the quindecennial of Claremont Colleges' Asian American studies program (Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies).

Soakai Famili and community vocalists perform Saturday, October 12, 2013, in Claremont, California, at the quindecennial of Claremont Colleges' Asian American studies program (Intercollegiate Department of Asian American Studies).

The staging of the 'Mikado' at The Big Bridges Auditorium sparked a November 1990 student protest against racist representations of ethnic minorities.

The staging of the 'Mikado' at The Big Bridges Auditorium sparked a November 1990 student protest against racist representations of ethnic minorities.

Ethio-Cali plays Thursday, October 10, 2013, at Grand Park, Los Angeles.

Ethio-Cali plays Thursday, October 10, 2013, at Grand Park, Los Angeles.

The sun sets at Venice Beach Sunday, September 8, 2013, while cyclists amble by the Venice Beach Drum Circle and police arrive to disperse the gathering.

The sun sets at Venice Beach Sunday, September 8, 2013, while cyclists amble by the Venice Beach Drum Circle and police arrive to disperse the gathering.

A semi-subterranean dwelling at the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

A semi-subterranean dwelling at the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

Fifth Street, Anchorage, Alaska

Fifth Street, Anchorage, Alaska

Wood bison, commonly referred to as buffalo, were thought to be nearly extinct in North America. These animals, part of a herd found surviving in Alberta, Canada, await reintroduction to the wild at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage, Alaska.

Wood bison, commonly referred to as buffalo, were thought to be nearly extinct in North America. These animals, part of a herd found surviving in Alberta, Canada, await reintroduction to the wild at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center in Portage, Alaska.

Calving at Surprise Glacier

Calving at Surprise Glacier

An Anchorage Fire Department hose saturates revelers Saturday, July 13, 2013, during the Bear Paw Festival at the Eagle River district of Anchorage, Alaska.

An Anchorage Fire Department hose saturates revelers Saturday, July 13, 2013, during the Bear Paw Festival at the Eagle River district of Anchorage, Alaska.

Cyclists participating in the Los Angeles River Ride traverse the Alex Baum Bike Bridge Sunday, June 9, 2013, in the Atwater Village section of Los Angeles.

Cyclists participating in the Los Angeles River Ride traverse the Alex Baum Bike Bridge Sunday, June 9, 2013, in the Atwater Village section of Los Angeles.

Children take a lesson in cycling safety.

Children take a lesson in cycling safety.

Old Lahaina Luau, February 12, 2013

Old Lahaina Luau, February 12, 2013

Local preschool students hold hands Thursday, February 8, 2013, while visiting DT Fleming Beach Park in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii.

Local preschool students hold hands Thursday, February 8, 2013, while visiting DT Fleming Beach Park in Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii.

Petroglyps at Olowalu, Maui

Petroglyps at Olowalu, Maui

Lion dancers perform Saturday, February 9, 2013, at the Chinese New Year celebration in Kahalui, Maui.

Lion dancers perform Saturday, February 9, 2013, at the Chinese New Year celebration in Kahalui, Maui.

Old tree and church, Pu'unene, Maui

Old tree and church, Pu'unene, Maui

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It was nice to see these photographs and to know you are still at it
Etta Clark


FYI, patch.com is stealing your photos off of twitter. Get them to pay up. http://patch.com/california/redondobeach/nearly-200-arrested-los-angeles-during-ferguson-protests
Patrick Fallon


Hi from an old friend. I found your website and like your work. Glad to see you found your calling in something you always loved to do.
Kevin Sherer


Hi brian from San Diego state university
Luis Acosta


Thank you for these beautiful photos. You are a great photographer!
Josephine


Photo gallery

Regina Klenjoski Dance Company's 'The Kids Show'
Regina Klenjoski Dance Company's 'The Kids Show'
— Friday, March 13, 2015


Two weeks after the Exxon Mobil Torrance Refinery explosion
Two weeks after the Exxon Mobil Torrance Refinery explosion


Morro Rock, Morro Bay, California
Morro Rock, Morro Bay, California


Los Angeles Ferguson Police killing protest
Demonstrators march through downtown Los Angeles during the second day of protests of the grand jury decision to not indict the cop who killed an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.
— Tuesday, November 25, 2014


Bon odori dancers, Gardena
Bon odori dancers at the annual Obon Festival in Gardena.
— Saturday and Sunday, August 2 - 3, 2014


River Rover unveiled at Marsh Street Nature Park
FoLAR's River Rover unveiled at Marsh Street Nature Park, Elysian Valley
— Saturday, July 19, 2014


Claremont Colleges, IDAAS, 15th Anniversary
Claremont Colleges, IDAAS, 15th Anniversary
— Saturday, October 12, 2013


Ethio-Cali at Grand Park Turns One!
Ethio-Cali at Grand Park Turns One!
— Thursday, October 10, 2013


Venice Beach Drum Circle
Venice Beach Drum Circle
— Sunday, September 8, 2013


Alaska: Seward, Tern Lake, Eklutna Lake, Anchorage, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Town Square Park
Alaska: Seward, Tern Lake, Eklutna Lake, Anchorage, Alaska Native Heritage Center, Town Square Park
— July 17 and 18, 2013


Alaska: Girdwood, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, Seward, Exit Glacier
Alaska: Girdwood, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, Seward, Exit Glacier
— July 16 and 17, 2013


Alaska: Anchorage, Whittier, Prince Edward Sound
Alaska: Anchorage, Whittier, Prince Edward Sound
— July 14 and 15, 2013


Bear Paw Festival in Eagle River, Alaska
Bear Paw Festival in Eagle River, Alaska
— Saturday, July 13, 2013


Marin County Fair
Marin County Fair
— Thursday, July 4, 2013


13th Annual Los Angeles River Ride
13th Annual Los Angeles River Ride
— Sunday, June 9, 2013


Maui: Road to Hana, Nahiku, Wai'anapanapa, whale watching off Lahaina, snorkling at Ka'anapali
Maui: Road to Hana, Nahiku, Wai'anapanapa, whale watching off Lahaina, Old Lahaina Luau dancers, snorkling at Ka'anapali
— Sunday to Tuesday, February 10 - 12, 2013


Maui: DT Fleming Beach Park in Kapalua, Kahakuloa, Lahaina, Olowalu petroglyphs, and Chinese New Year festivities in Kahalui.
Maui: DT Fleming Beach Park in Kapalua, Kahakuloa, Lahaina, Olowalu petroglyphs, A & B Sugar Plantation in Pu'unene and Chinese New Year festivities in Kahalui
— Friday and Saturday, February 8 and 9, 2013


Endeavour treks through Westchester and Inglewood
Endeavour treks through Westchester and Inglewood
— Friday, October 12, 2012


Space shuttle Endeavour Los Angeles flyover
Space shuttle Endeavour flies over Los Angeles
— Friday, September 21, 2012


Anaheim Police shooting protest
Aquarium of the Pacific, downtown Long Beach, California
— Saturday, August 24, 2012


Anaheim Police shooting protest
Police killing protest at the Anaheim Police Department in downtown Anaheim, California
— Sunday, July 29, 2012


Puye Cliff Dwellings, Taos, Taos Pueblo, Valley of the Gods, Monument Valley
Puye Cliff Dwellings, Taos, Taos Pueblo, Valley of the Gods, Monument Valley
— Monday - Wednesday, July 9 - 11, 2012


Art of Gaman exhibition opening at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico
Art of Gaman exhibition opening at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico
— Sunday, July 8, 2012


Road trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico
Road Trip to Santa Fe via Seligman, Winslow, Gallup, Coronado State Monument
— Thursday - Saturday, July 5 - 8, 2012


LA River Ride 2012
Los Angeles River Ride, Griffith Park, Los Angeles
— Saturday, June 10, 2012


Lower Compton Creek, LA River Cleanup
Lower Compton Creek, LA River Cleanup
— Saturday, April 28, 2012


Leupp Indian Boarding School and Leupp Citizen Isolation Center ruins
Leupp Indian Boarding School and Leupp Citizen Isolation Center ruins, Old Leupp, Arizona
— Wednesday, April 25, 2012


Navajo water rights meeting, Teesto, Arizona
Navajo water rights meeting, Teesto, Arizona
— Wednesday, April 25, 2012


Canyon de Chelly, Arizona
Canyon de Chelly, Arizona
— Tuesday and Wednesday, April 24-25, 2012


From inside and outside the barbed wire, Santa Fe
From inside and outside the barbed wire, Santa Fe
— Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2012


Lower Compton Creek, LA River Cleanup
Site of the execution of Isomura and Kobata, Lordsburg Internment Camp, POW Road, Lordsburg, New Mexico
— Friday, April 20, 2012

Lower Compton Creek, LA River Cleanup
Gordon Hirabayashi Recreation Site at former Catalina Federal Honor Camp near Tucson, Arizona
— Thursday, April 19, 2012


Road Trip Arizona, Immigration checkpoint, Painted Rock Petroglyph Site, solar panels
Road Trip Arizona
— Thursday, April 19, 2012


Little League baseball, Fountain Valley
First game of the season, Mile Square Park, Fountain Valley
— Tuesday, March 6, 2012


Occupy Los Los Angeles
Day 30 at Occupy Los Angeles
— Sunday, October 30, 2011


LA Bike Summit - Long Beach
Jam session at Te'Amir's 25th birthday party, near Mar Vista
— Saturday, October 8, 2011


LA Bike Summit - Long Beach
LA Bike Summit — Long Beach
— Friday, September 30, 2011


California Coastal Cleanup - Dominguez Channel, Gardena
Photos of California Coastal Cleanup — Dominguez Channel, Gardena
— Saturday, September 17, 2011


MMA at the Normandie Casino in Gardena | Saturday, June 18, 2011
MMA at the Normandie Casino in Gardena, California
— Saturday, June 18, 2011


2011 LA River Ride | Sunday, June 5, 2011
2011 LA River Ride
— Sunday, June 5, 2011


LAMP Poetry reading, Monterey Park
Community Voices | Literacy for All of Monterey Park (LAMP) poetry reading
— Monday, May 3, 2011


2011 LA River Cleanup - Willow Street Estuary, Long Beach
2011 LA River cleanup [La gran limpieza] at Willows Street Estuary in Long Beach
— Saturday, April 30, 2011


Red Rock Canyon, Nevada
Photography from Red Rock Canyon, NV, Hoover Dam, Calico, CA
— February, 2011


Gardena High shooting
Student shooting in Gardena
— January 18, 2011


Kabuki performance, Redondo Beach
Kabuki Renaissance
— Redondo Beach, November 13, 2010


CicLAvia, Los Angeles
CicLAvia
— Los Angeles, October 10, 2010


Kings Canyon
Kings Canyon National Park
— September 11-13, 2010


Nisei Week in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles
Nisei Week Festival 2010
— Sunday, August 15, 2010, in the Little Tokyo section of Los Angeles


Gardena obon matsuri
Gardena obon matsuri 2010
— Saturday and Sunday, July 31 - August 1, 2010


Bell city council meeting
Bell residents demand ouster of overpaid city officials
— Monday, July 26, 2010


Los Angeles River cleanup
LA River Cleanup, Atwater
— Friday, April 30, 2010


Manzanar Pilgrimage
Manzanar Pilgrimage
— Former prisoners, their families and a diverse group of supporters traveled Saturday, April 24, 2010, to Manzanar, California, the site of the prison camp that held 11,070 Japanese Americans during WWII.


Lone Pine, Alabama Hills, Whitney Portal, Lancaster
Lone Pine, Alabama Hills, Whitney Portal, Lancaster


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