Masters Degree in Magazine Writing and Editing from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Numerous photos in books, magazines, newspapers, calendars and photo-exhibits in America, Germany and other countries. For the past 21 years working as photographer aboard cruise ships, the past 7 years of which, exclusively on expedition cruise-ships in the Antarctic, Amazon, Arctic, and in-between. Most recent work as photo-guide aboard an expedition cruise ship. Currently enjoying a 22-month "Covid-vacation."