My first camera came at a very young age. Just noting that it was a Mickey Mouse camera says it all. While in my senior year of undergraduate (visual psychology) I joined a friend working in the darkroom on a senior project in Architecture, It was at that point in time that the full weight of photography connected with me. The magic of the obfuscated image in the developing tray coming to life from a latent capture was the moment. My formal education in photography began at the Center for Photographic Studies where my first teacher was CJ. Pressma, himself a protégé of Henry Holmes Smith and Minor White. It was profound and lasting experience.
After that my professional development led to a Masters in Fine Art in Photography, followed by a 20 Year career in graphic design, with the final role of as Design Director for my own company. With 40+ years of Photography I remain committed to explore, to learn and to help others find their path to self-expression and documentation via phot