Ritual
Ritual

Part of a long term project called "Sacred Rivers" . Hindu men practice their annual ceremony of Shraaven in the Niagara River.

Lunch Visit
Lunch Visit

Senior Services brings warm lunches and laughter to the elderly in need.

Music Therapy
Music Therapy

Horizons offers music as the universal language to adults with disabilities.

Rebirth
Rebirth

All good southern photographers have a river baptism in their portfolio, right? This one was made close to my home near the Yadkin River in NC.

Love Wins
Love Wins

Photographed as part of a series "Story of my Life." A look into adult group homes. This was a prom for adults with mental disabilities.

Over the Rainbow
Over the Rainbow

Two young Visitors to the Niagara Falls State Park gaze up at the falls while framed by a rainbow.

Giddy Up
Giddy Up

An angry bull gets the better of two cowboys at a local weekly rodeo.

First Dance
First Dance

Light and motion made this one of my favorite wedding images.

All Hot Air
All Hot Air

My first hot air balloon ride in NM. This guy crammed 10 of us in one balloon, and I was terrified for my life. But at least I got a nice picture out of the deal.

Summertime...
Summertime...

And the living is easy... at least for Champ and his two human swimming mates.

Beautiful Light. Beautiful Day.
Beautiful Light. Beautiful Day.

Not quite a baptism, but a river blessing. I was invited to document this little guy's dedication to the natural world through a river blessing.

Joy
Joy

I was in the right place of a wedding ceremony to capture this bride's joy as she jumped into the groom's arms.

Tashlich
Tashlich

Tashlich is an annual casting away of sins ceremony practiced by Jews on rivers. In this image, a man reads scripture before tossing bread into the Hudson River. Bread symbolizes the sins or regrets he would like to cast away.

Carnie
Carnie

I shot this image because of the play on shadows as this carnival worker waits for people to enter the ride.

Faster Mom!
Faster Mom!

This image was made on a commercial shoot for BOB strollers in Colorado. Even on my commercial shoots, I try to convey a sense of fun and connection.

Early Start
Early Start

From my long term project on a three generation tobacco family in Booneville, NC. Landon, at the time of this photograph, was around nine years old and helped his dad and grandfather on a daily basis on the farm.

Animal Whisperer
Animal Whisperer

Lucy can create calm or chaos at the drop of a dime. Here she's got everything under control as her cat Lucky finds a harassment free zone from the dogs while he's in her lap.

Peas
Peas

I don't like them either.

Open Air Library
Open Air Library

I always ask kids where their secret places are- so I can fish for unique portraits. Here, a huge backyard tree was her favorite place to read a book.

Light Paint
Light Paint

A hilltop in Costa Rica is bathed in afternoon light.

Hidden Dancers
Hidden Dancers

I waited patiently for these two dancers to move behind the light for this image made at a local fair in Costa Rica.

Lunch Time
Lunch Time

David Bass, a local Old Time musician and stay at home dad, makes lunch for his son in his home in Bryson City, NC.

Wedding Dance
Wedding Dance

I loved the color of the lanterns against the dancers at this wedding reception.

Commuters
Commuters

I guess I was not exactly a fly on the wall while making this image on the NY subway.

Nice View
Nice View

I think this image speaks for itself.

Afternoon on the Yadin River
Afternoon on the Yadin River

This image was part of a series made for the Yadkin River Story. I collaborated with two other journalist, Phoebe Zerwick and Michelle Johnson to produce a web series and traveling exhibition that highlight individual stories along a ten mile stretch of our home town river.

Ritual
Lunch Visit
Music Therapy
Rebirth
Love Wins
Over the Rainbow
Giddy Up
First Dance
All Hot Air
Summertime...
Beautiful Light. Beautiful Day.
Joy
Tashlich
Carnie
Faster Mom!
Early Start
Animal Whisperer
Peas
Open Air Library
Light Paint
Hidden Dancers
Lunch Time
Wedding Dance
Commuters
Nice View
Afternoon on the Yadin River
Ritual

Part of a long term project called "Sacred Rivers" . Hindu men practice their annual ceremony of Shraaven in the Niagara River.

Lunch Visit

Senior Services brings warm lunches and laughter to the elderly in need.

Music Therapy

Horizons offers music as the universal language to adults with disabilities.

Rebirth

All good southern photographers have a river baptism in their portfolio, right? This one was made close to my home near the Yadkin River in NC.

Love Wins

Photographed as part of a series "Story of my Life." A look into adult group homes. This was a prom for adults with mental disabilities.

Over the Rainbow

Two young Visitors to the Niagara Falls State Park gaze up at the falls while framed by a rainbow.

Giddy Up

An angry bull gets the better of two cowboys at a local weekly rodeo.

First Dance

Light and motion made this one of my favorite wedding images.

All Hot Air

My first hot air balloon ride in NM. This guy crammed 10 of us in one balloon, and I was terrified for my life. But at least I got a nice picture out of the deal.

Summertime...

And the living is easy... at least for Champ and his two human swimming mates.

Beautiful Light. Beautiful Day.

Not quite a baptism, but a river blessing. I was invited to document this little guy's dedication to the natural world through a river blessing.

Joy

I was in the right place of a wedding ceremony to capture this bride's joy as she jumped into the groom's arms.

Tashlich

Tashlich is an annual casting away of sins ceremony practiced by Jews on rivers. In this image, a man reads scripture before tossing bread into the Hudson River. Bread symbolizes the sins or regrets he would like to cast away.

Carnie

I shot this image because of the play on shadows as this carnival worker waits for people to enter the ride.

Faster Mom!

This image was made on a commercial shoot for BOB strollers in Colorado. Even on my commercial shoots, I try to convey a sense of fun and connection.

Early Start

From my long term project on a three generation tobacco family in Booneville, NC. Landon, at the time of this photograph, was around nine years old and helped his dad and grandfather on a daily basis on the farm.

Animal Whisperer

Lucy can create calm or chaos at the drop of a dime. Here she's got everything under control as her cat Lucky finds a harassment free zone from the dogs while he's in her lap.

Peas

I don't like them either.

Open Air Library

I always ask kids where their secret places are- so I can fish for unique portraits. Here, a huge backyard tree was her favorite place to read a book.

Light Paint

A hilltop in Costa Rica is bathed in afternoon light.

Hidden Dancers

I waited patiently for these two dancers to move behind the light for this image made at a local fair in Costa Rica.

Lunch Time

David Bass, a local Old Time musician and stay at home dad, makes lunch for his son in his home in Bryson City, NC.

Wedding Dance

I loved the color of the lanterns against the dancers at this wedding reception.

Commuters

I guess I was not exactly a fly on the wall while making this image on the NY subway.

Nice View

I think this image speaks for itself.

Afternoon on the Yadin River

This image was part of a series made for the Yadkin River Story. I collaborated with two other journalist, Phoebe Zerwick and Michelle Johnson to produce a web series and traveling exhibition that highlight individual stories along a ten mile stretch of our home town river.

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