Lauren and Kevin

It was an absolute honor to shoot photos for my sister-in-law’s wedding. Of course, any wedding day is special, but when you’re part of the family it’s even more so. Lauren and Kevin chose to get married on a piece of land that Kevin’s grandfather used to own–a place with […]

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How To Survive the Ultra-Long Haul Flight

Recently, in a strange twist of debilitating fate, I had to take one of the longest flights in the world: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) on Cathay Pacific Airlines. It clocks in as the world’s eighth longest flight at an average of 16HRs […]

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Lightning in the Heavens

Somewhere over north Texas our airplane hugged the rim of a gigantic lightning storm in the clouds. A great light show: flashes of red and white popping in the clouds and turning them into massive Chinese paper lanterns. I pulled out my camera and started to click away, hoping to […]

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Chickens in the Yard

I had a free afternoon in Fort Worth, TX and decided to catch up with an old friend. This old friend happens to be a very talented, singer-songwriter named Andrew Sullivan. With a few hours to kill and a recently released album, Andrew and I shot a music video. In […]

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A Family in Low Key Light

I asked my family to volunteer some time and sit for portrait photos. Using a few off camera flashes (Yongnuo) and wireless triggers, I shot a series of low key portraits. The results were just fantastic, and I love having these photos of my family. I shot these at mid-day […]

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Shining Stars Foundation

Last summer my wife and I were fortunate enough to shoot some photos and video for the Shining Stars Foundation–an organization that helped my family in a hard season. We spent a week in Winter Park, Colorado, getting to know families, kids, and staff. We shot a ton of stuff–all […]

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Giving Thanks For a Good Day

Over the course of that first year the doctors and nurses reminded us many times that “you fight this battle one day at a time; some days you just give thanks that it was a good day.” Today I have to give thanks. It’s hard to believe it’s been three […]

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Gloria’s Rings – A Story from Isaac

I met Gloria while shooting disaster photos in Braithwaite, Louisiana after Hurricane Isaac flooded an eighteen mile stretch highway. Nearly every house along the eighteen mile stretch had been destroyed. Gloria had contacted Operation Blessing with a simple, heartfelt request. I suited up in protective clothing, strapped on a N-95 respirator, and […]

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