I am a photographer based in Corpus Christi, Texas. Although I didn’t start referring to myself as a “professional” until I started my business, I’ve been shooting since I was gifted an old film camera about fifteen years ago. Then, in 2006 I took some black and white darkroom classes and knew right away that I had found my calling. I currently own an entire inventory of darkroom equipment but the only missing thing is the actual room. It is one of my dreams to one day have my own darkroom space.
I later moved to Nashville where I had the opportunity to study my passion (and continue shooting analog and printing in a fantastic darkroom). I graduated from Nossi College of Art with an AOS degree in commercial digital photography. From there, I moved back to Corpus Christi in 2010 and kicked off my career of shooting real estate. Since then, I’ve made significant changes in my shooting style. I started out using just my camera and one flash, but today I find satisfaction in challenging myself to get the best lighting in each space that I shoot which often requires multiple off-camera lights.
I’m always asked, “Why houses?”. For me, the answer is simple: I love finding the beauty in something so often overlooked. A home isn’t always "just a house." For many people, it is something that is intimate and personal. If I can photograph that for someone and make them happy, I’ve done my job well.
In my personal life, I am blessed with a beautiful family: a loving husband of more than a decade, a daughter, a brand new baby, and two cats. We live on sunny Padre Island and spend weekends outdoors when the weather is nice. I enjoy gardening and of course going to the beach.
I am a strong believer in having a solid work ethic. I don't run a high-volume real estate photography business which directly means that my clients get more out of me. Building relationships with the people who see the value in my photography is one of the most important things to me. I'm not just a photographer working to collect a paycheck. I chose this niche because it's the very thing that I love doing most. What is the cliche saying... "If you choose a job you love, you'll never work a day in your life"? Well, it's true. This is my passion and it brings me immense joy to be able to do this for a living. I stand behind my work from start to finish. Send me a message or give me a call and we can begin to collaborate on your next project or listing!