I'm a professional assignment photographer since 1979, co-author/photographer of "Zydeco!" (University Press of Mississippi, and winner of the 2000 Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities 'Book of the Year' award in 2000), with work published in the New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, London Sunday Times, Time, Sports Illustrated, MOJO, and other magazines. My commercial work is primarily location and studio portraits, environmental studies, and music and culture documentation. I'm often called to bring an authentic South Louisiana perspective to great creative . My work is in the permanent collections of Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans Museum of Art, and the Historic New Orleans Collection.