Like a lot of photographers, I started making pictures early. When I was eleven years old I made a photo album for my parents that I called "This is Your Life!" And I have it to this day. But my professional life found me on the other side of the camera. For over twenty years I wrote and directed photo projects for corporate clients including companies from Apple Computer to Visa International, to the US military and dozens in between.
When I was free to choose what I do for a living, I knew I wanted to be the one making the pictures, not the one telling the photographer what to shoot.
While I had a strong background in visual storytelling, the professional in me demanded formal training. I know many great photographers who are proudly self-taught but I do not claim to be. I sought out the best teachers and mentors I could find and invested several years in dedicated study, practice, critiques and internships. Photography is a field where learning never stops. I learned so much from Chris Corradino of The New York Institute of Photography, from my mentorship with Kirsten Lewis,
Now, I work every day to integrate what I've learned about photography, the world around me, and the human beings we all are into the work I produce. I'm lucky to work with great clients. Please contact me to find out how to become one of them.
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