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Work Life

I am a traveling wedding photographer based in San Diego. With over 25 years as a working photographer, the last 17 shooting weddings, I have photographed over 300 weddings throughout the United States, as well as in Central America, Mexico and Europe.

There are three simple reasons why I love photographing weddings: First, I love capturing amazing moments from my clients’ special day and helping them every step of the way. Second, I love developing long-lasting relationships with my clients, many of whom I now consider close friends. Finally, I love seeing my photographs turn into my clients’ first family heirlooms.

Beginnings

I began my career as a photojournalist for the North County Times. During my time at the newspaper, I covered everything from mundane ribbon cuttings to action-packed San Diego Padres games. The lessons I learned working for a daily newspaper—preparation, flexibility, patience and working with what’s in front of me—form the foundation of my approach to every wedding I photograph.

Features and other work

In addition to countless blogs, I’ve also had the honor of having many of my weddings featured in print in some of the industry’s most respected publications, such as The Knot, Martha Stewart Weddings, C Wedding, and California Wedding Day.

I also shoot commercial work for a wide range of wonderful clients including Visa, Louisville Slugger, Asics, Pardee Homes and New Era Caps.

As if that weren’t enough, I also own a boutique post-production house dedicated to helping busy wedding, portrait and event photographers get their lives back.


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Personal Life

Along with my wife of 17 years and our amazing daughter, I reside along San Diego's North County coast, where I’ve lived nearly my entire life. 

In my spare time, I love getting up early on the weekends and watching English Premier League matches (go Chelsea FC!). I also love logging long rides on my road bike, walks along Hwy. 101 with my dogs and spending time with our friends.

I also love watching our daughter and her club soccer team (go Galaxy!) play against some of the best youth teams in the nation.

I have been fortunate to have several real weddings and editorial projects published in the wedding industry's leading magazines, including Martha Stewart Weddings, The Knot, Exquisite Weddings Magazine and C Weddings.