Troy was born and raised in a small rural farming community and now currently resides in Lawrence, Kansas. Through his continued passion of how photography can be used as a means of understanding the world around him. Troy started turning the camera inward on his wife, children and himself. It has become his desire to capture his family in a raw way. While gaining an understanding how this imagery will become his family album as time goes on.
Troy holds a BFA in Fine Art Photography from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and is currently working on his MFA. His work has been seen in Black and White Magazine, Plates to Pixels, F-Stop, Fraction Magazine and was a 2015 Critical Mass finalist.