Photography is not just snapping pictures. It’s harnessing an essence, a split second of time that suggests a rich story. It’s capturing something that anyone can view, but no one has noticed. With these ideals in mind, I strive to capture the world that surrounds me with a camera and lens. My aim is to captivate and motivate my viewers, so they might appreciate the world they live in more each day.
Originally from Cumberland Center, ME, I first discovered the West on a trip to Winter Park, CO. I was a competitive freestyle skier at Carrabassett Valley Academy, and the road to Berthoud Pass blew my mind. Then and there I decided I wanted to live in Colorado. A few years later, I attended the University of Colorado at Boulder, and began to play with video and film while I earned a BA in Psych. For 3 years, I resided in Aspen, Colorado; home of the deadly Maroon Bells, and other dangerous 14,000 ft. peaks. Though Aspen is known for it’s sensational winter scene, summertime quickly became my favorite season. The high country offered more activities than I had ever dreamed of, and since Aspen was much closer to places like Moab, Green River, and Telluride, I got to see a lot with little effort. After a while, it only seemed natural to document my travels with photography.
I decided it was time to rediscover my roots so I moved back to Maine in 2012. Since then I have focused more of my energies on portraits, family photos, and event photography. Though landscapes will always hold a significant piece of my heart, portraiture has become a favorite pastime.