San Francisco, CA
Q: What song do you play on repeat?
A: "Sweet Thing" by The Waterboys.
Q: What's the best way to start the day?
A: A warm chai and the sun on my face.
Q: What are you most looking forward to this year?
A: Working on location more, traveling, and finally connecting with so many friends I haven't seen in a few years.
Q: What is the most impactful project you've worked on and why.
A: In 2020, early in the pandemic, I built a website for new organization to help those less fortunate during the pandemic in my community. I also raised some money to help launch the organization. Today it is thriving.
Q: Which art/photo exhibit that you've seen has impacted you the most?
Q: What mystery do you wish you knew the answer to?
A: Why it's so hard for my kids to pick up their clothes off the floor.
Q: What are some things you had to unlearn?
A: That working all the time means you'll be more successful. I used to work morning to night, everyday. I now force myself to take breaks. Sometimes you need to walk away, take in the day, spend time with friends and family. Gain a new perspective. I am always more productive after I've taken a little time for myself. Some of my best ideas have come to me when I take a break.
Q: What fictional place would you most like to go?
A: Hands down, Hogwarts.
Q: What have you only recently formed an opinion about?
A: NFT's. So curious.
Q: What book impacted you the most?
A: The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera.
Q: What risks are worth taking?
A: Those that give you a new perspective and get you out of your comfort zone. That's where I learn and grow.
Q: What are the first 3 chapters of your autobiography titled?
A: Suburbia, Life On The Farm, Making My Escape.
Q: What do you spend the most time thinking about?
A: My next personal project.
Q: Best and worst advice you've ever received.
A: Best advice: Shoot what you love. Worst advice: You could totally pull off that newsboy hat.
Q: How has your work evolved over the past few years?
A: I'm shooting more tests and more personal projects.
Q: One thing you can't show up to a shoot without - Besides a camera ;)
A: Sense of humor.