Personal InfoBefore I introduce you to the photographer, I feel that it is important to get to know the person behind the camera. I run an apologetics ministry called Faith Defense. I do not drink alcohol, smoke anything or use profanity of any kind. I'm eccentrically goofy and love to crack unfunny jokes. I'm happily married to my high school sweetheart Kayla, who is and will always be my favorite subject to photograph, and together we have two beautiful daughters; Hailee Rose, and Hana Nevaeh.
As the son of a 5-time Grammy and 8-time Golden Mike award winning editor for Fox news, I was exposed to the "media" life early on. I started acting at a young age, starring in commercials and small video series', never really realizing that my media exposure was developing my passion to create and capture. While I never really cared to be a full time actor, I found myself always accepting jobs on different film sets, just to be around all the creative minds.
In high school I started exploring some of Adobe's creative software for video production and would spend hours creating and developing my software skills. When I realized that many of my video effects were a hit amongst other students and even my teachers, I realized I had something special going. I actually made a pretty nice amount of money, for a high school student, by charging kids to help them with video projects and presentations.
When a representative from Brooks Institute of Photography came to my campus to promote his college, I showed him a few of my video effects and well, to make a long story short, I was offered a full scholarship to attend the college once I graduated.
Shortly after being accepted to Brooks, and exploring the campus and different departments, I realized that photography was something different and challenging that I had to try. Once I picked up my first digital SLR in 2006 it was all over from there, photography became my new passion!
I started photographing everything from the ducks and birds at the park nearby, to my siblings who got annoyed very VERY quickly. It wasn't long until a friend of mine was getting married and needed a wedding photographer that would keep enough money in their pockets for the honeymoon. Terrified, I shot my first wedding that same year I bought my DSLR camera and it was then that my career was born.