Have you ever seen one of those photographs of someone standing completely still in the center of a circle with everything around the circle's radius blurred from motion? Well that's me.
Right in the middle of everything. Yet obscured from sight.
Previous to wedding photography I specialized in portraits and street photography exhibiting my work in galleries throughout the United States. In 2007 the USAF leased my project 'Days Gone By; The Pilots, Crew and Aircraft of the Boneyard'. It traveled for about 6 months. I worked with film at the time, developing my negatives in a makeshift darkroom, then framing and shipping out for different exhibitions.
Today, after about 10 years shooting weddings I am able to combine the same style of portraits and street photography, digitally, providing unique and original works of art. Each image delivered to my couples or clients is individually, hand edited just as I would for my fine art work in galleries. Frankly, I feel weddings and fine art are one and the same. Moments are captured, but framed in a unique and artistic manner. Portraits are meant to capture your essence, the power behind the facade. That's what we do together. And honestly, isn't that ultimately what you want? Some totally kick butt portraits sprinkled among candids of you two experiencing all that New Orleans has to offer?
AGWPJA (Artistic Guild of Wedding Photojournalism) Juried Award-Winning Photographer.
5 Star Rated by Clients on Google, The Knot and Wedding Wire
Endorsed by the USAF
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Give me a call to chat further about your plans and needs. 504-920-8703
My style is always evolving while still maintaining a continuity and connection. I can't seem to find a label that truly fits as I incorporate traditional Street Photography, Artistic Portraiture, Magazine Editorial, High Fashion and Photojournalism styles into one.
Each of you is a unique individual. Every moment of the life you have lived is worn within your soul. Everything. I find that and present it to you gift-wrapped within a stolen moment. That brief flick of time when you are distracted by your thoughts. That is what I catch. That wonderful, beautiful you that often is hidden inside.
I incorporate the streets of New Orleans, all the activity. The music, the street performers, the traffic, the party are all a part of your day. Whether a stranger who has stopped to congratulate you two or the street musician playing a song that stops you in your tracks to ultimately join into the party dancing your first dance as a married couple. You are the star of the show in a completely natural and unaware manner. All that draws you to New Orleans is now a part of you. When you return home your gift from me is all the memories of that special moment in time where you are enveloped in joy.
Lately I have been returning to my roots to create even more dramatic photographs. Light is my muse. My style is unique and honest. There have been many muses and inspirations in my life who are a part of my images today. And I am really proud of the photographs I present.
The moments don't change but the presentation must always be reaching towards new and exciting visionary ideas. Come join me in an exploration of you and my favorite, The City of New Orleans.