Artist Biography

Medium

Black and white film photography

Color digital photography

Subject

The landscape

Why

Landscape photography is about being in nature. It is about quiet observation and solitude in discovering your subject. A landscape image is not imagined, it is found

Expertise

Landscape photography, light, darkroom techniques, film exposure and development, digital piezography printing, digital photography, outdoor gear and backcountry travel

Ambition

To show my work and take my audience to an emotional place

Passion

Landscape photography, the Sierra, alpine mountains, photographic arts, nature, national parks, backcountry travel, art, poetry, science, curiosity

Raised

I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, went to school in Santa Barbara, spent time in Utah, lived for years in San Francisco, and now I reside in Bend Oregon

Inspirations

Michael Kenna, Ansel Adams, John Sexton, Han Shan, Henry Thoreau, Mary Oliver, JS Bach, Shan-Shui, Barry Lopez, Edward Abbey, Walt Whitman

Exhibitions

Bellingham, San Francisco, Sundance, Santa Barbara, Online

Education

Brooks Institute of Photography, Santa Barbara CA, BA in Professional Photography