For the last 20 years, I've had incredible opportunities to explore our beautiful world and capture captivating moments with my camera. From a range of high-profile clients like the NBA, Tequila Patron, Michelin, and more – their confidence in me has instilled an understanding of professionalism that is only further strengthened by working locally on family portraits, corporate headshots or shooting my personal favorite, youth sports events! Wherever your heart takes you; whatever images it dreams up - chasing those visions have been part of this exciting journey for me… And let's just say I am loving every minute!
From dreams of professional baseball, and pursuing my degree in college to becoming a Paul Mitchell Hairdresser and Educator all led to my creative passion for photography, I have taken an unconventional journey that has led me directly to where I need and want to be. Being able to provide joy by making people look spectacular is something special - it's not just an experience, but a lifetime memory!
I love capturing memories for people as cliche as that is. When clients reach out after an event and are excited about the pictures they didn't realize I took it is the ultimate compliment. Delivering more than you expect is my goal.
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
I honestly have done nearly every type of shoot imaginable. What makes a shoot special to one person may not be the same experience someone else hopes for. Some individuals want a very slow-paced, lower-volume shoot. Others want it fast-paced, and with lots of energy. Matching the client's expectations and delivering more than required is what I believe makes my work truly special. That and I'm fun to work with.
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
To be honest, I never enter contests. Not because I don't believe I can win but because I never felt that it made a difference in my client's eyes. At the end of the day, you are only as good as your last photograph, and if the person you took it for likes it, then I call that a win every time.
A fun fact about this photographer
I never went to cosmetology school to become a hairdresser. I completed an apprenticeship and learned everything hands on.