I entered the world in a valley in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, enjoyed a nature-filled childhood in the Flower City of Rochester, New York, and as an adult ventured away to live in Slovakia, Ireland, New Zealand, Thailand and Germany. Recently, I am back among the lilacs and magnolias with my sweet daughter.
My jam is conversation, connection, playing, and live music! I am a teacher, musician, traveler, and lover of people and new adventures.
There are two worlds that exist behind my camera.
The portrait artist: My work for you captures a playful glance, a joyful moment, a spontaneous laugh, and the authenticity of your story. Our collaboration creates a lasting experience.
The travel photographer: Documentary and Street Photography, both about capturing a sliver of time and place, is truly about ‘taking.’ Whether I am chasing adventure on the busy streets of a new city or discovering a secluded village, both satisfy what is most vital to me — to immortalize culture.
meeting people · playing music · splashing in puddles · penguins · chachkas · teaching · conversation · hiking · laughing · trees · electronics · stickers · skiing · quiet · hammocks · computers · my tent · teaching · film festivals · raising monarchs • children · drums · gardening · mountains · rain (on my tent!) · reggae · my daughter · cooking and eating tasty vegetarian and vegan food · genuine smiles · plants · broccoli · green · wood fire · fall leaves · tofu · snow · smoothies · floating in water · sunshine · rice · tea · spontaneous trips · typing · rings · cheese · dancing · movies · books · pretzels · mint · new…