When I was 16 my dad gave me his weathered 1971 Canon FTb and a 50mm lens. In my hands, it suddenly offered a fresh perspective to observe the world around me and a creative means to document it. Working with film early on became hugely formative for me and my time in the darkroom a near religious experience.
Today I am an outdoor and editorial photographer based in Bishop, California; living at the roots of the Eastern Sierra Nevada mountains. I have always been deeply inspired by the confluence of alpine and desert environments that are found here and, as a climber and skier, enjoy the opportunity to explore it first-hand.
My work has been featured in Smithsonian Magazine, Rock & Ice Magazine, Photo District News, the IPA Annual Book of Photography, Gripped Magazine, California Climber Magazine, Adventure Sports Journal, the Outdoor Alliance, the University of Michigan LS&A Magazine, numerous annual publications by the American Alpine Club, and has been recognized with several national and international photography awards.
Please feel free to contact me regarding commercial, editorial, or personal work.
Silver Award, Best New Talent Press/General News, PX3 Prix de la Photographie
First Place Editorial-General News; International Photography Awards
First Place Action & Adventure; PDN The Great Outdoors Photo Competition
Second Place Editorial-Personality; International Photography Awards
Finalist in Smithsonian's National Photography Competition
Honorable Mention Editorial-Sports; International Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Sports-Extreme Sports; International Photography Awards