I made my first photograph when I was 7 years old with a Fisher Price 110 film camera that I got for my birthday. As I grew, my love for photography grew with me.  

I fell in love with New York City after a trip here in the late 90's and knew then that I'd eventually leave the small town Ohio lifestyle and move there. After college, I moved to Brooklyn and worked a digital tech for several years. I worked with a wide range of photographers, mostly in fashion, requiring a lot of travel which was how I got to see a lot of the world. That bug has never left me.

Somewhere along the way, I fell in love with food. Realizing I had an eye for what makes food look amazing, I started shooting that almost exclusively. Recently I've branched out into other still life and still shoot the occasional travel story. I also take hundreds of photos of my cats, which i post on instagram way too frequently. 

I enjoy a good bourbon in the colder months. Gin in the summer. IPA is my beer of choice. It kind of ruined all other beer for me. The IMAX in Lincoln Square ruined all other movie theaters for me and you can find me there on opening day for any big blockbuster that doesn't suck, if I'm not working.

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Biopic

client: Food Match


Working with Food Match (2013-present) to create a series of recipe and product images for use in advertisment, point-of-sale, and catalog.

Click to view Food Match Advertising & Promo photos

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Brooklyn Food/Travel Story - Sweet Paul - Summer 2014

a food/travel story for sweet paul magazine that I shot in 2014. 

Click to view Sweet Paul Brooklyn Editorial photos

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sweet paul magazine - summer 2013

travel story centered around food in Sri Lanka. portraits of people along coastal sri lanka, the markets, and the landscape. food at the amangalla in galle and the amanwella in tangalle. 

Click to view Sweet Paul Sri Lanka Editorial photos

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Day in The Life - Etsy - Tielor McBride

In 2014, I photographed Tielor McBride of TM1985 for Etsy's "Day in The Life" series of Etsy sellers that have been successful. It got a lot of likes!!!

 

I'm also a proud owner of a TM1985 bag as well as other products. 

Click to view Etsy - Day In A Life photos

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Etsy

Client: Penguin/Viking Studio

awarded project to produce and photograph over 50 recipe shots in studio and on location. portraits of people and various shots around Brooklyn.

Click to view Robicelli's: A Love Story With Cupcakes photos

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new york city: through a different lens

client: expedia.co.uk

awarded project to photograph a unique perspective on four areas in new york city for a joint campaign with expedia.co.uk and london metro. photographed the west village in manhattan, prospect heights and greenpoint in brooklyn and astoria in queens. also filmed and directed a video intro for an ipad app. photographs were used in a travel story which was printed in the london metro paper, used in the ipad app and also used as advertisements for expedia.co.uk.

Click to view Expedia London Metro photos

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Client: Globe Pequot Press

Awarded project to produce and photograph 59 restaurants, shooting food, portraits interiors and scenes in brooklyn. 

Click to view Brooklyn Chef's Table Cookbook photos

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