1859 Magazine | Stumptown Kilts

After spending a day riding around Portland with John McClain from Stumptown Kilts, it’s easy to see why I’ve always been drawn to the art and aesthetic style of the PNW. Portland is a cool town and there’s a love for art that resonates on every corner. Big thanks to […]

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Smith Stock

One of the many reasons that I love this new direction of photography is that it gives me a lot of opportunities to just get outside and shoot great stock imagery. It also helps that I live here in Bend where there’s so much diversity of landscape and sports to […]

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The Real Moments

Creating authentic people portraits is all about connection. The photographer has the dual task of forming a connection with the subject which helps that person open up and be vulnerable with you, and then create a photograph which inspires a connection between the viewer and the subject in the photograph. […]

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Bend Oregon Headshot

Studio Headshots

What photographer doesn’t have a decent headshot of themselves? This is 2017 after all and personal connection is a huge factor in business success. Well… I didn’t… It’s true. For years I’ve never had a real portrait of myself. For whatever reason, I just never made it a priority. I finally […]

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The Love of Thousands

A few days ago I was thinking about setting some goals for myself in my photography. One of them was that I want to photograph something that no one has ever seen before… Then it occurred to me, that I just did that… Last week… Maybe it wasn’t obvious to […]

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