Name: Erick Govea
Co: Govea Productions
From: Tujunga, California
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Check out Erick's Site
Vehicle Information: 1992 Nissan 240sx

Erick Govea

Who is "Erick Govea"?
I'm 20 years old and have a passion for photography and videography. I love to meet new people and travel and I`ve always loved cars. I like to learn new things and improve myself. My life is surrounded by the car scene and I like to shoot almost every auto event I can attend.
Where are you from?
I'm from Tujunga, California, 20 minutes away from Los Angeles and I currently live there.
Did you go to school to study photography/videography?
I only went for a semester to Glendale Community College for Cinematography last year before learning everything on my own in terms of photography and videography.
How did you get into photography/videography?
I’ve always had an appreciation for photography, but what really attracted me was online media coverage.
I got into video by watching all those amazing car video edits on YouTube Vimeo.
How long have you been a photographer/videographer?
I've been shooting for almost a year now.

Erick Govea

How would you describe your style?
I'm not sure if I've acquired a style yet, but I think of myself as very diverse and I like to explore different styles.
What equipment and software do you use?
I use a Canon 5dMkii because it's a full frame photo camera and it's great for low budget videography as well. I use Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 for editing video & Adobe Photoshop CS6 for editing photographs. It's how I first started to learn. It's easy to work with and their industry standard.
Where is your favorite location to shoot pictures?
On track is my favorite place to shoot because what's more real than cars flying in front of you? It’s action packed!
I also enjoy shooting at car shows because it’s a great vibe; there’s always people to talk to and cars to see.

Erick Govea

Are you a Mac or PC user?
I'm a PC user.
What has been your most memorable assignment?
Getting the chance to shoot Formula Drift because it was my first big event and a personal goal and interviewing Jay Leno at his personal garage.
What would you say to other enthusiast photographers out there who aspire to become a great photographer/videographer?
Keep shooting because that's the only way you’re going to learn; get better and learn from your mistakes.
Always be friendly and talk to other people who share the same interests because you can learn a lot from them.
List your experiences and credentials.
Formula Drift in Long Beach, Irwindale, and Atlanta.
Orange County Auto Show
AutoCon
Japanese Classic Car Show
Hot Import Nights
Extreme Auto Fest
Hellaflush
Motion Auto Show.
Sony ASD BMX/Skateboarding
Top Drift

Erick Govea

>>Click here to fill out our Photographer/Writer/Videographer submission form<<

More Vehicle Features

Cold Blooded: Akihiro Ishikawa's 1999 Nissan Skyline 25GT-t

No matter how many times I go to Japan, there is one element of their car culture that never gets old. And that element is: seeing Skylines! Hell, I own a Skyline but I still never get bored of hearing…
Read More

Mark Naylor's 1998 Lexus GS300

Tuck and Poke – I swear, if someone said those words to me a year ago, I’d think they had just come from their plastic surgeon. Now, they represent one of the latest crazes in automotive modification, and Mark Naylor…
Read More

Pit Boss Cartel iQ: 2012 Scion iQ

These days when you go to a race track, it’s all about who has the coolest pit equipment.  The trend started with little 50cc pit bikes, then it was tricked out golf carts and Rhinos, but now the boys over…
Read More

Global Challenger: Kyle Mohan's V8-Powered Mazda RX-8

Kyle Mohan’s drifting pursuits have been synonymous with the Mazda rotary engine. Working at famed engine builder Mazdatrix made it easy for him to decide which motor would drive his drifting pursuits; the Wankel engine has been in every drift…
Read More

DARK REIGN

In today’s information age, everybody seems connected to the latest useful and useless news and trends on the net. Its weird when someone of a totally different era knows a lot about a youthful subject or hobby. I lost it…
Read More