Everyone starts somewhere. I began my photographic journey as a lowly fashion photographer's assistant in the 80's in NYC. I cut my teeth and entered the world of professional photography shortly thereafter, but my career has been punctuated with forays into computing and real estate. The tug of photography was ever present, and has now pulled me back completely, utterly, and most happily.
Before the Big Apple, I worked in camera stores in Washington DC and did my own film and darkroom processing. Oh, I had the bug! Probably more important, however, was a respect and admiration for the work of top photographers from various disciplines. I believe a photographer must have an eye for composition, beauty, and light, or no expensive equipment will matter. On site I look to the numerous aesthetic challenges. Top technique is, well, expected.
Today, most of my work is interior design, architecture, and high-end real estate photography. I try to both reveal and embellish my subject. I take time to understand the work of my clients, develop ideas for capturing it, then work to do so.
The on-site portion of my work later yields to my custom digital photo finishing process. In the digital lab plenty of pixel coaxing takes place in a surprising way. (My computer background is a lucky advantage).
Perhaps not all consider these processes art, but for me it's no less than an artistic process from start to finish. The portfolios linked to the photos above will provide you with samples of recent work