A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, my affinity for the water was realized when I moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida after graduating college. Passionate about photography since childhood, I was self-taught, attended college photography courses, and was mentored by portrait photographer, Willie L. Hill (my teacher, friend, critic and constant support).
My preferential interest, as an artist, is creativity through Photographic Art. Although I am looking through a lens, it is what I sees "intuitively" that controls the "decisive moment" of the shutter release . I am an "old school photographer" who has embraced the digital era and it's tools to create unique combinations of color, design and imagination.
A professional photographer since 1985, my newest endeavor, "Tiny Dancer Underwater Fine Art Series" was born of my yearning to explore the underwater locale in 2015. That same year I was commissioned by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines to produce 2 pieces of art for their permanent collection aboard "Harmony of the Seas". To date I have received 4 awards, have been published 13 times, have enjoyed 5 solo exhibitions and 16 selected group exhibitions.
I share my time and talents with many charities . The fight against cancer, along with children, animal and family charities are near and dear to my heart.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions about any of my art or if you are interested in working together. I look forward to hearing from you!