Growing, moving from coast to coast, learning about cameras and darkrooms.
Exploring, learning, breaking into the photojournalism and commercial photography industry.
College, reading, learning, establishing a professional photography foundation while covering major college sports, the NFL, Major League Baseball, and national politics with a 35 mm camera.
Intense learning, finding a way inside the commercial photo industry, working with Nike and the NBA on a major marketing campaign, building portfolios.
Going digital, establishing a photographic business, building a customer base, even more learning, attempting to satisfy commercial clientele, becoming Photoshop proficient.
The most intense learning period ever, graduate school, certification, becoming an educator, writing and reading, making Photoshop come alive, figuring out how to enjoy my photographic passion, finding new avenues for creative exploration, and learning how to enjoy life.