I was first interested in photography more than 30 years ago…and had my first paid gig in 1989. It was a large wedding with 300 guests and a bridal party of nearly 20. I did it for $200 and a piece of cake.

Eventually I learned my specialty is finding something in “active environments”. It doesn’t matter what it is, an event, a restaurant, a vineyard in Europe, music. Really anywhere there is people and something happening. It could be one person…or thousands.

Some will call it documentary in style, maybe even photojournalism at times. I like to call it photographic terroir. A specific sense of time and place that comes through the images, often times released through improvisational photography.

Today, rather than focus on a particular traditional segment of photography, my clients are varied and look for the photographic terroir that fits their needs, whether enhancing an image of a brand or business, documenting their lives, or storytelling an event.

In today’s commercial and editorial photography world, images need to go beyond “professional” in appearance. They need to stay with your client and leave an impression in this visually rich and often overwhelming time we operate in.

That is my goal for you.