Up until a few years back we lived part-time between Southern California and Northern New Mexico. This allowed for unlimited driving explorations on interesting back roads – which lead to unique discoveries and contributed to many wonderful photographic opportunities. In May of 2012 we moved permenantly to Taos, fulfilling a dream of both my wife and myself. I now have daily opportunities to photograph spectacular Northern New Mexico and share with you the beauty and love that I have for this place.
goal is to capture and preserve the vast landscapes, crumbling
buildings, rusting forgotten cars and evidence of diverse cultures
that I find along the way – giving them new recognition,
preserving them as they erode, before they melt back into the
has always been a part of my life. This medium allows me to preserve
and present to others the images that form within my mind’s
eye. I’ve found that digital capture meets my personal needs
and Adobe Photoshop functions perfectly as a 21st century darkroom.
In the last few years, equipment and technology advances have
made it so that I find my pigment on paper images can possess
to same clarity, depth, contrast and longevity of some of the
renowned photographers of the past. With their influences and
examples, I strive to follow in their footsteps, in the hopes
of meeting their high standards.
most important influences are: Ansel Adams, Paul Caponigro, Dorthea
Lange, Paul Strand, Robert Frank, & Maynard Dixon.
people view my images it is my hope that they see beyond my vision
and experience their own feelings and emotions. Hopefully though
my eyes they might gain a new perspective and see their world
in a new and expanded way. I believe that the goal of all art
forms is to expand ones point of view and deepen our understanding
and enjoyment of our everyday world.