Born and raised in California... with a pit-stop in El Paso, Texas... I now reside in eastern Iowa, and consider Iowa and the mid-west as my home. I have had the good fortune to see much of America as well as other countries and continents, and have been pleased to discover the natural and often overlooked beauty that is the American mid-west.
While I have always had a camera of some type for almost three decades now, I didn't get serious about photography until 2000. Shooting people is not my forté, nor is anything with a flash as I prefer to work with natural light and shadows. I maintain that I will never... ever... shoot a wedding. So far, I have maintained that goal.