Motto: I thrive on the challenge of capturing the power and peace of Mother Nature and the thrill of wildlife at its wildest.
VETERAN OWNED AND OPERATED
I am a Nature and Travel Photographer raised in a small New England town currently residing in the Chesapeake Bay area. Despite my small-town upbringing, I've had extensive foreign travel opportunities, even spending a year living, traveling, and photographing the vibrant and dynamic people and places across Asia from Thailand to Mongolia and from Seoul to Shanghai. I also spent about 7 years in the Tampa Bay area of Florida where I frequently made trips to local beaches to photograph the abundance of birds, beachscapes, and dramatic cloud filled sunsets. But most of all, I love getting away to the American West or other unique outdoor destinations to take in the fresh air and wild scenes.
Since my youth, I've been fascinated by nature and the outdoors. Whether it was paddling the lakes of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area or hiking the Appalachian Trail, I was always moved by fresh air, sun-kissed waterways, and windswept trees. After college in the Berkshires, the U.S. Marine Corps consumed much of my time and energy but I tried to make the effort to test my skills in my free time and take advantage of the interesting and stimulating locations I've been assigned. Now that I've retired from the military, I've continued to challenge my vision, creativity, and ingenuity to get the shot.
UPDATE: I recently joined Jennifer King Photography Workshops and her team of talented instructors and I’ll be helping Jennifer lead photography workshops to amazing locations. Coming up in 2020/21 will be an excursion to Acadia National Park in Maine, birding in the Everglades, and much much more. See all the details for these workshops here: www.jenniferkingphoto.com/p/workshops
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"If it were not for the wind in my face, I would never have been able to fly." Arthur Ashe
“There’s nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept.” – Ansel Adams
“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it.” – Ansel Adams
“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer, and often the supreme disappointment.” – Ansel Adams
“Sometimes I do get to places just when God’s ready to have somebody click the shutter.” – Ansel Adams
“Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships.” – Ansel Adams
"I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in." - John Muir
"The mountains are calling and I must go." - John Muir