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I was born in Niagara Falls, New York, where I spent my early years. I moved to northern California as a teen, and found that, even at that young age, I was in awe of the vast and diverse scenery.

The limitless beauty of the natural world is what first inspired me to pick up a camera. Living in the San Francisco Bay area, I am witness to this area's ability to traverse both the minute wonder of a ladybug resting on a sunflower petal to the overwhelming expanse of a Pacific sunset. Everywhere I go, an opportunity to capture a truly breathtaking moment presents itself, be it the rugged peaks of the Sierras, the almost surreal northern California shore or the opulent colors of the wine country. What began as a casual hobby became a passion for capturing the world around me through a camera lens. I am a self-taught photographer who has learned through trial and error, exploration…

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  • Born on December 12
  • Joined June 12, 2008

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About

I was born in Niagara Falls, New York, where I spent my early years. I moved to northern California as a teen, and found that, even at that young age, I was in awe of the vast and diverse scenery.

The limitless beauty of the natural world is what first inspired me to pick up a camera. Living in the San Francisco Bay area, I am witness to this area's ability to traverse both the minute wonder of a ladybug resting on a sunflower petal to the overwhelming expanse of a Pacific sunset. Everywhere I go, an opportunity to capture a truly breathtaking moment presents itself, be it the rugged peaks of the Sierras, the almost surreal northern California shore or the opulent colors of the wine country. What began as a casual hobby became a passion for capturing the world around me through a camera lens. I am a self-taught photographer who has learned through trial and error, exploration and self-challenge.

I am privileged to share my view of the world through my images. From abstract to architectural and vast landscapes to intricate close-ups, my hope is to inspire everyone viewing my work to look for beauty in everything that surrounds us.
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"A photograph is a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art." (Ambrose Bierce)

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