LIFESTYLE, TRAVEL, EDITORIAL, FASHION & LOVE OF 2011

I photographed a wedding in India. I blacked out in Vegas (twice). Toured wine country with my girls. Road tripped from Arizona to Georgia. Helped capture my best friend’s wedding. Moved to Los Angeles. Worked with celebrities. Participated in my first… Continue Reading

CAMBODIA // A DAY FULL OF SMILES

It seems just like yesterday that I took a trip, a trip around the world. A trip that completely changed my life. I could go on and on explaining to you why this trip completely changed my life, but I… Continue Reading

Working with mPowering / India & Nepal

Its always awesome seeing video and images that I took be used in an awesome video. Check them out! MPowering in Orissa, India: {A short video on our work in Orissa, India. We’ve partnered with Citta Foundation, who built and… Continue Reading

Dr. Christopher Barley Hospital // Humla, Nepal

While I have showed a lot of pictures of the people I took pictures of in Nepal and India, I have hardly posted pictures of the places I stayed. Here we have the hospital in Nepal. I took the picture… Continue Reading

An ExtraOrdinary Little Girl // Munamati // Nepal

The other day I got a chance to catch up with Kamael, who I annoyed on her trip to India and Nepal for her organization. We were remembering the faces we saw and catching up on her most recent trip… Continue Reading

Sneak Peak // The Human Campaign

Gay Black Woman Muslim Blind Rich Chinese Man Canadian British Ally Hero Thing Middle Class American Transgender Bald Tall Deaf Catholic Straight Lesbian Hot Genius Indian Ginger Mute Athlete Large Atheist Special Needs Bisexual Poor HUMAN Want to join the… Continue Reading

Faces of India // Juanga, Orissa

“All of these lines across my face, tell you the story of who I am. So many stories of where I’ve been and how I got to where I am.” – Brandi Carlile When I was in India, I had… Continue Reading

MAGNET Book Club // “Just Kids” by Patti Smith

My good friend Oscar recently started a book club here in San Francisco that is hosted by Magnet down in the Castro. While I regrettably had no time to read the first book, he still asked me to come by… Continue Reading

Ramkala // mPowering Foundation

Ramkala - Gabriel Gastelum Photography

{***WARNING*** – Some of the photos in the following post are very graphic and contain blood. If you are unable to handle strong images of hospital treatment I suggest that you don’t proceed.} I’ve heard it said that people come… Continue Reading