Even though It's only been a short time since I picked up a camera, I've been training to be a photographer all of my life. I grew up listening to music and skateboarding with my friends, and that taught me to always be aware of my surroundings. To always be looking for the next opportunity. To always be imagining and creating. I spent 2 years studying culinary arts & french cuisine at Le Cordon Bleu in Portland Oregon. I've spent many years in a band playing music and traveling the country with my friends. That experience taught me a lot about taste, style and presentation. I currently reside in South Eastern, South Dakota with my wife and 3 year old daughter. I love taking pictures, I love to photograph people, I love to cook and eat with family and friends, I love making music and throwing shows, I love being creative for a living, I love making things happen.