Curious. Obsessive. Passionate. Commercial photographer & educator by day + father by night. For work, I shoot architecture, products and people for regional and national companies – and I shoot almost anything for fun. Combining a passion for the craft of photography with intense curiosity for my subjects, I help my clients build stories that create strong connections with between their brand and their audience.
Why? Because I am in love with the challenge of taking a feeling or an idea, squeezing it into a rectangle, squishing it flat and then watching that little flat rectangle transport someone into my moment. It’s magic.
When I hear “What a great photo!” in a way I have failed. My perceived role as a photographer should be subtle, if not invisible. When I hear “What an amazing space!” or “I would love to talk to her!” then I’ve told the story.
I live in Petaluma, just up the road from San Francisco, with my wife, 2 sons, 2 dogs, 1 cat and 6 chickens. When I’m not squeezing bits of this world into little rectangles, you can find me out on the Tomales Bay in the dory my wife and I built, running barefoot in one of Sonoma County’s amazing parks, backpacking the Sierra, or blowing things up with my sons for Science Saturday. Once in a great while, I do indulge in a nap in the hammock under the big camphor outside my studio…