At age fourteen, I discovered Helmut Newtown’s book Sumo in an art store in NYC, sparking a lifelong passion for photography and art. I am heavily influenced by provocative artists like Tyler Shields, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Diane Arbus. As well as others like Herb Ritts, Annie Leibovitz, and more.
While developing film photography near Philadelphia, I simultaneously entered into digital technology. Today I use digital but am still inspired by the analog feel of history’s best postmodern works.
Styles I shoot: editorial, high fashion, nude, and portraits.
In addition to photography, I own a media & advertising agency, am an investor, and consult for famous brands. I have a popular podcast called Too Much CGI. I am a lifelong musician and performer. I have shot for brands like Calvin Klein, Playboy, and FHM. However, this website represents my personal artistic work.
Why do I do this?
Art gives the power of expression by expressing thoughts words can’t capture. Art is a universal language that transcends borders, cultures, and time. It’s a medium that allows us to express our innermost thoughts and feelings. I struggle with heavy depression and anxiety, and art gives me the ability to express thoughts in a way that works for me. It allows me to connect with certain people in magical ways.
Things to know when working with me:
- I do not shoot anyone under 18. I consider myself an R-rated photographer, although I certainly shoot PG material.
- If you are a beginner, I will do my best to make you comfortable. However, I am used to working in a loose, creative, “not-easily-offended” manner. If you are timid, insecure, and sensitive, we may not vibe well. If you are passionate, curious, and open-minded, we will work far better (similiar minds and all!). I strongly encourage you to check my references – I tag all my models whenever available.
- You must come with an escort unless we have shot together before. The world has changed. This is for all our safety.
- I have a floor in my home that has been converted to a studio, but I’m very happy to travel to you if you have a unique location. Please let me know any ideas you have!
Any other questions? Please ask.