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Podcast: “Beyond Technique” on PhotoFocus

Podcast: “Beyond Technique” on PhotoFocus

I was interviewed on the photography podcast Photofocus “Beyond Technique” by hosts Chamira Young and Skip Cohen. It’s also a decent discussion about the photo industry. Skip and Chamira asked about staying focused, self correcting the career path, how I got started in photography, and how to break into lifestyle or editorial work.  They… Continue Reading

“The List” – Top Photographers on PhotoShelter

“The List” – Top Photographers on PhotoShelter

This week PhotoShelter made a pretty big announcement after taking on the large endeavor of assembling a list of their top 90 photographers on the platform from over 80K members. I am buck wild with excitement to be selected as 1 of 5 photographers chosen to represent the lifestyle category. You can view the entire… Continue Reading

“Fully Lit” | Rangefinder Magazine

“Fully Lit” | Rangefinder Magazine

Rangefinder Magazine picked a few images from my portfolio and asked me to write a lighting tutorial for the feature called “Fully Lit.” The selected images sports related theme – an outdoor scene of a climber at Mammoth Lakes, an indoor location set for Samurai Sportswear, and an editorial studio portrait for Bicycling Magazine. The… Continue Reading

Interview by Photo District News

Interview by Photo District News

Photo District News interviewed me for a short piece about my photography, California culture, and how I use my website. The article is sponsored by Photoshelter, the company that hosts my online portfolios, image archive, and work for client delivery. Continue Reading