What made you get into photography?
I have always loved Imagery, I started from drawing what I saw as a kid recreating magazine images, but it wasn’t enough. I then started collecting magazines and pictures for no reason for about ten years before I realized I wanted to create the images.
How would you describe your photography style?
Eclectic I guess, “Once you define it you confine it.” Its a quote from a good friend of mine. I shoot however I’m feeling at the time. I like to change it up, but I can be consistent when I need to.
Any photographers or artists that you looked up to that helped influence your style?
Tons, Amber Strickler, Van Styles, Alvarado, Joel Grimes, Hugo V, Lindsay Adler, ArtCrazy, Frank Frazetta, Michael Turner, and the list goes on.
Did you study photography in school or are you self-taught?
Self taught, I have never been to a workshop, seminar or training class; I read a lot.
What do you feel is the most challenging thing about starting a photography business?
Learning to not compare yourself to other artists. For some reason we all feel the need to look at what someone else is doing and try to measure our own success.
What do you love most about being a photographer?
The freedom to create, the amazing people I have been lucky to meet, and the ability to inspire someone else.
What project are you currently working on that you would like people to know about?
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