The Farmers: Images of Integrity and Grace

For most of this decade, my passion project has been “The Farmers” — a portraiture series on farmers and ranchers around the country.   Living in the small town of Carbondale, Colorado over the past 20 years, I’ve become friends with many local farmers and cattle ranchers. Their livelihoods are precarious—farmers work the land and […]

Walls Workwear Commercial Wins National Telly Award

Walls Workwear Commercial Wins National Telly Award I was honored to learn that the workwear TV commercial I directed and DP’d for Walls Outdoor Goods with 2TWO1 agency has just won a national 2017 Telly Award. The Telly Awards features the best of the year’s video and film projects, and the competition receives over 13,000 […]

Portraits of Ethiopia

When I was 19 I spent a college semester in Kenya living with native Kenyan families, and I developed a lifetime love for East Africa. That experience later led to my wife and I adopting a young boy from Ethiopia (Kenya does not allow international adoptions so we looked to Ethiopia). Along the way, I have photographed volunteer documentaries […]

Athlete Series: Focus on Crossfit

As a small-time Crossfit enthusiast, I’ve always admired the incredible athleticism and physiques of those who master the sport. So I decided to shoot a passion project with a handful of top Crossfitters here at my local gym Sopris Crossfit — the goal was to use dramatic lighting to accentuate the athlete’s muscularity and toughness. […]