My first rememberance of photography was taking pictures at the Japanese gardens in Golden Gate Park, with the brownie my father showed me how to use.  Dad also outfitted the workshop as a darkroom for my brother and I.  I took photography in summer school, and worked part-time in graphic arts, for school news papers and the like.  Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, my influences then were Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, and the Group f/64. Lofty aspirations!

After high school, I didn’t have much time for darkroom activities. I took photos on trips and vacations – but my skills stagnated.

In recent years, I revived my interest and skills in travel, wildlife and nature photography through vacations and other trips.  I am fortunate to have the opportunity to experience new environments, and amazing sights.  I hope you enjoy my work!