I was born and raised in a small town in the high desert of Southern California. I graduated with a degree in religious studies and moved to Hawaii to work teaching at a private elementary school. While there teaching, I bought my first camera and discovered the power of visual communication. I quickly learned to work a camera and soon fell in love with the idea of photography. I decided to go back to school and study at RIT where I received a BFA.
Although I mostly shoot photojournalism, I have additional experience in editorial and portraiture, as well as experience in producing small video documentary films.
1st Place Picture Story - 2014 "What We Do" Exhibition
1st Place Photography - Rochester Erotic Arts Festival 2014
Twice Winner of the RIT Honors Show - 2013
Platinum for Best Cover - 2012 International Creativity Awards
Platinum for Best Magazine - 2012 International Creativity Awards