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    Alex Morgan Kicks Ass

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    Soccer star and swimsuit model Alex Morgan kicks ass—on the soccer field and in a swimsuit. Photographing her for Sports Illustrated is much more than an ordinary editorial assignment. Even after producing more than 50 portrait projects for them, every project arrives with both reverence and responsibility.

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Nikon Cameras and Lenses

Why I Switched to Nikon

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The results of both the testing and the real-world use were repeatable and the conclusion was irrefutable. I wasn’t using the right camera for the kind of work I do and I decided that it was time to make the switch to Nikon. And so I have.

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.