I am most inspired by the ordinary beauty and humanity all around me. I believe our lives are enhanced through appreciation of our environment, and especially the people in it. In turn, our existence is elevated. When making photographs I look for elegant simplicity and truth. I continually search for meaning in the world. Therefore I see my photographs as an extension of myself engaged in the moment.

Many of my photographs are made close to home. I thrive on the challenge of creating the extraordinary in my regional area. I enjoy delving beneath the surface and getting "inside" my subject. Experience has taught me almost any subject can be beautiful at the right time in the right light.