Environmental Portraits of Family, Friends and Strangers

When I’m behind the camera one of my favorite subjects to shoot is environmental portraits. It is also one of the hardest things to do. Putting a camera in someone’s face and releasing the shutter can be intimidating. It feels slightly uncomfortable and I don’t want the subject feeling uncomfortable. As a photographer I feel compelled to demonstrate respect…

Palm Springs – Style

It’s great to be home, home being the United States, with family and with friends. Every year we spend overseas, the more a trip home means to us. You’d think that after ten years living abroad that we’d get used to being away, but we don’t and I can’t image we ever will. Trips back…

About the Header – Three Friends

Living overseas has sometimes been very difficult.  It’s full of adventure, nothing is easy, nothing is predictable and sometimes it can be a little overwhelming.  Our family, friends and culture exist 7,000 miles away across a large ocean, but we continue to remain overseas by choice.  There’s something addicting to the chaos of an unpredictable…

Leica Exhibition

Standing in front of my peers and speaking is one of my greatest fears. The peer group I look up to more than any other are my fellow Leica shooters. And tonight was all about sharing my photographic passion with my peers, so you can imagine I was a bit nervous. About four weeks ago, Leica Taipei…