I got my first camera as a six year old from my grandfather, a reporter and lifetime sailor. He took me sailing, to see the Orcas in the San Juan Islands. After an afternoon spent screaming with delight at the sight of each dorsal fin and wide-eyed wonder at the power of each breach, I discovered that I had forgotten to put film in the camera. Off to a good start.
Returning to Seattle in 2013, I began to reconnect with wilderness and as I did, I quickly felt inspired to pick up a camera and make my best attempts towards documenting my experiences.
As an art form, photography is humbling. The daily perspectives and lessons are immense. From seeking details in the ordinary to attempting to understand the fortunes this planet creates, I often feel that photography creates a challenge that can never be fully accomplished; and to me, this is the source of the ultimate magic.
I have been fortunate to work with an array of brands and agencies around the world and hope to continue immersing myself in telling stories focused on impact.
At the end of the day, my goal is to help anyone reimagine their perspective on this planet; to appreciate any single element of their day with newfound wonder.