Category Archives: Personal

I found myself talking about my hometown to some friends recently. We moved to Ventura in 2009 when I was almost 21. Malakai was only a few months old and it was the first time I had moved anywhere outside of the high desert. Specifically the Apple Valley/Hesperia/Victorville areas. I would be lying if I […]

I had all these ideas about how to write this post. How I was going to list all the things I’m thankful for, and how it would be loaded with positive thoughts and rainbows and butterflies and sunshine. Then I sit down to type, after a crazy difficult day with the kids, and Leia and Malakai […]

Nearly every wedding I shoot, someone makes a comment/joke about Photoshop. Oh, you can just Photoshop that out, right? Can you Photoshop so-and-so in these photos since they’re not able to make it in time? The funniest part of this is that I rarely ever open up Photoshop to edit photos. Weird, right? Well, maybe not […]

Fun fact: I am actually pretty indifferent when it comes to Halloween. I guess it’s just not as big of a deal to me as it is to most people. Maybe it’s because we didn’t really celebrate it growing up. I mean, we would dress up, but we never went trick-or-treating (we may have gone once). […]

I am starting a new series: After Hours. I am really challenging myself this year to not be afraid to try new things. It’s easy to get caught in the monotony, and as an artist, I need to be trying new things and rediscovering what I love about photography. I have always had a thing […]