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From my favorite tree in Petaluma, California

Hello and welcome!

I am a landscape photographer based in Sonoma County, California. Throughout my life spending time in nature has always brought me peace. The goal of my imagery is to not only evoke a sense of wonder, but also a sense of urgency. I want to inspire the viewer to connect or even re-connect with the natural world around them.

Nature misses us, nature need us, and we need nature now more than ever. Wild lands are falling prey to development and the public lands meant to preserve our amazing natural treasures are grossly underfunded and in need of our help. My imagery is an attempt to spotlight these amazing places not only for their unsurpassed beauty, but also advocate for their preservation so that we may all enjoy their gifts for many years to come.

When viewing my image galleries you will quickly learn that my quest to uncover nature's beauty has taken me to some fascinating places.  However, I find my most personally satisfying work originates from my own "backyard" of Sonoma, Marin, and Mendocino counties here in northern California. Many of my local images feature lesser photographed areas as I believe they have a unique beauty that is all their own.  I hope these scenes bring you, the viewer, as much joy and comfort as they have for me.  Thank you!

More about me (web articles)
Hoya Filter USA
Shutterbug Magazine
Mimeo Photos Blog

What I Use
Nikon D810
Nikkor and Tamron Lenses
Hoya Circular Filters
Lee Graduated Filters
Really Right Stuff TFC-33 Tripod
Really Right Stuff Ball Head and L-Plate
MindShift Gear Backlight 26L Backpack

Published Work
My work has appeared in Outdoor Photographer Magazine, Shutterbug Magazine, Digital Photo Pro Magazine, Digital SLR Photography Magazine, Landscape Photography Magazine, Western Living Magazine, Marin magazine, as well as Napa Sonoma magazine.  In addition, my work has been featured by the U.S. Department of the Interior, California State Parks Foundation, San Francisco Chronicle, Sonoma Valley Sun, as well as several digital outlets.

Follow Me Here: Facebook | Instagram | Flickr | 500px

Special Note: I am not, nor have I ever been a wedding photographer in Illinois.  If you are looking for a photographer that fits that description I am not that person.

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