I love my cameras. For nearly 50 years I've been looking through one kind or another. In the early years, they were motion picture and television cameras. The motion picture cameras were 16mm heavyweights by ARRIFLEX, Bell & Howell, Eclair, and CP-16. I freelanced motion pictures for Image & Sound Productions and shot news for our local CBS affiliate on film. All the while I was working full-time creating television industrials of various kinds for the Department of Defense, where I learned a lot about all of this image-creating business. I won awards in both formats.
I'm a veteran Navy Photographer and stepdaddy to a 4-legged critter named Beemer.
I met and captured him at the local shelter where I volunteer. Twice monthly I photograph the pets at Chesapeake Animal Services. I capture them to share with you in hopes you'll open your hearts and provide a fur-ever home and unconditional love to a cuddle bunny furbaby.
I'm involved with the Virginia Professional Photographers Association (VPPA) an affiliate of the Professional Photographers of America (PPA). I hold Fellow of Photography (FP) and Service of Photography (SP) degrees from VPPA, and a Master of Photography degree from PPA. I'm also a Certified Professional Photographer with PPA.
When I'm not shooting, I spend time on my Beemer, the two-wheeled type. I've become one of BMW's 100,000-mile club members. I'm active with the BMW Motorcycle Club of Hampton Roads where I sit on the board. I travel hither and yon across the Commonwealth and beyond in search of good lunchtime eateries and photo ops. My time off is still time with my camera.