• Studio Photography

    Mastering the Studio Shoot

    Monday, March 17, 2014

    The first thing you notice when you enter a cavernous photo studio is the stark emptiness of the space. It can be an incredibly intimidating experience because you…

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Notes to Friends

Just Can’t Help It

Friday, April 18, 2014

What types of pictures would you choose to make above all others? What kinds of subjects does your camera and soul naturally gravitate toward? And if you pursue that path, will there be people who will pay you for the resulting pictures? A former Life Magazine picture editor has some timeless advice about your career in photography.

David Ortiz

Big Papi Lives Large

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

With just the mildest case of failing vision, one could easily mistake David Ortiz for a bowling ball with an icebox underneath for support. The Red Sox designated…


Justin Bieber Grows Up

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

There’s no way to imagine what it must be like to have so many devoted followers waiting for you to say something. But, if you’re Justin Bieber, that’s…

Vintage Camera

Surviving in the New Economy

Thursday, October 20, 2011

It’s true. Both Neil Leifer and Walter Iooss worked for free. In the book series Masters of Photography, Photographing Sports, Walter Iooss is quoted as saying, “Those were…



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I'm an advertising and editorial photographer based in Los Angeles. Photography is a career perfectly suited to my personality and it's all I've wanted to do since I was on the yearbook staff in 8th grade. Every project I work on gives me the opportunity to meet amazing people, learn something new and create a souvenir of the experience in the process.


I teach week-long workshops in editorial portraiture and lighting each year at the Sports Photography Workshop held at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado. I've also been a guest presenter at the Brooks Institute of Photography, the Atlanta Photojournalism Conference, and the SportsShooter Workshop.