A Year Behind the Lens

Noteworthy Shoots

The year of 2016 was the year of the camera for me. Those who have known me the longest know Dad threw an old Pentax in my had at around six years of age. So I have had a camera in my hand for quite some time. It put me through school. It defined college and high school. It took a hiatus as my career headed to the world of college bowl games and sunny Miami. But it never left.

The last five years the camera has come back. In a big way and it has become a part of my professional journey, for sure. But it grew to be a part of my every day, defining my adventures. I took more images this past calendar year than any before and as I looked back at what I captured – I have been truly blessed.

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From a road trip where the fisheye remained on the dashboard, to thousands of images from the basketball arenas around the country, the camera was at my side. The blue angels never disappoint. Mother nature, truly one of my favorite subjects. The simplicity and peace of the first-ever 14er to the family trek to Miramar.

2016 Miramar Air Show  U.S. Navy Blue Angels

2016 Miramar Air Show U.S. Navy Blue Angels

So many have joined me on this journey with the camera and what a fun ride this year was. I tried to find some of my favorites in MY BEST OF 2016. I am sure I left some out. In fact I know I did… but it is on to 2017. I can’t wait.

Back in Studio

Noteworthy Shoots

It is a special profession to be able to capture student-athletes in action, playing the sport that is a passion for a University they call their own. But it is an entire different experience to capture them in the studio in a portrait setting. We decided to do another campaign and we women’s soccer was the first in the studio. It is an honor to see their personalities come out in “film”, so to speak. Check out the GALLERY HERE.

WSOC: 2015 – A Sweet 16 Season

Noteworthy Shoots, Sports Photography

The 2015 LMU women’s soccer season had its best season in program history, advancing to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. They defeated Cal and Minnesota (both 1-0) in the first two rounds respectively. The Lions finished 15-6-1 overall and 7-2-0 in WCC play, setting program records for overall wins and league wins along the way. CLICK HERE for select shots from their home games during their Sweet 16 run.