Love requires taking a chance. Love requires not just putting your feet in the water, but to give yourself fully and just fall in. Love requires letting go of the past to look to the big picture and the future. Love takes sacrifice and throwing your fears aside. The people I photograph worked for their love. They are inspiring.
Category archives: Personal
As a working photographer, I sometimes forget one of the most important things to photograph : My own life. I spend so many hours lugging a camera around to document others... but forget to drag it around when enjoying the time with the people I love and care about. So I made it a goal during my camping trip on Memorial Day weekend at Lake Don Pedro to bring the camer[...]
Greetings everyone! Just dropping a note to let everyone know I will be out of town shooting a wedding in Washington DC from April 12th until April 15th. I will be back in the office answering e-mails and editing away on Monday the 16th! CRAZY! Washington DC to do what I love? Is this really my life? Someone... pinch me! ;) Until then, I just had to share this kille[...]
2011 was a year of rebuilding. It was a year I feel like I finally found myself as an artist and photographer. It was a year of diversity as I shot so many different kind of weddings in so many different ways. I challenged myself this year. I pushed myself to create imagery that I was proud to call my own, even when put against my horrible back injury that plagued me [...]
I remember this day, one year ago. I remember it all so clearly. I had a long night, so I must have only been in bed for two or three hours. My mother came in with tears in her eyes and I popped right out of my sleep. She came in to tell me my cousin had died. I didn't understand. This must be some horrible nightmare. This can't be happening. But this was r[...]
So a lot has been happening around here in the past two months. Sadly, it's stopped be from being the blogging addict that I once was. BUSY BUSY! Along with photographing 5 amazing weddings last month... I also photographed multiple portrait sessions. All while MOVING! That's right.. who's got new digs? This lady right here. In case you were wondering, yes I stopp[...]
I am not gonna fib, I learned photography through a Canon Powershot digital camera when I was 16 years old. It's how I learned to expose, compose, and make awesome. I never touched film because my highschool didn't offer such a program, because apparently photography wasn't important to them, and my family had already moved on to digital cameras at that point. I had s[...]