About

 

I'm a wedding photographer based in Dallas who loves to travel. I'm newly married to my lovely wife Kasi who often shoots by my side and helps me keep my head on straight. I've been shooting for the better part of a decade now and I hope that I can do this for at least a decade more if not the rest of my life. Shooting weddings helps feed my creativity as a person but also gives me a sense of satisfaction knowing that I get to take part in such a positive and special time in people's lives. 

 

If you want to get to know me a little more here are some quick facts about me:

• I can name more Star Wars characters than major athletes
• I am an introvert
• I have a steel plate in my hip
• I love traveling
• I love dogs(especially ugly ones)
• I used to play the drums professionally
• I own a banjo(can play one song)
• I once went to Disneyland by myself
• I still play with legos

Here are some quick facts about Kasi:

• She can name more Harry Potter characters than major athletes
• She identifies as a Ravenclaw
• On top of helping me photograph weddings she is a a voiceover actor for anime
• She is cripplingly terrified of spiders(I've learned not to test this)
• She's an avid reader
• As long as she has a good audiobook to listen to, she doesn't mind washing the dishes
• She loves dogs (especially what we lovingly refer to as "smushfaces")
• She has a BFA in Musical Theatre
• Despite her whole wardrobe being black, her favorite color is, as she says, glitter.

 
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Even in her late 90s, my great grandmother, Laurita, was known for her love of Polaroid photos. For years, she documented her daily life in Polaroids despite being blind in one eye. Her local pharmacy had to make sure they always had enough film since she was constantly depleting their stock. She would capture entire sequences of sunsets, people, bugs, flowers, and anything that caught her eye (her one good eye) or told a story. In one instance she even enjoyed documenting the aftermath of a crime scene outside her apartment building where she interviewed witnesses, police officers, and photographed and documented the blood trail where the suspect had been shot. She was ready to dive in and document whatever came her way, whether it was a shoot out or a flower. Her photos are something that she has left behind that our family is now able to cherish. 
I love telling this story  because I believe I have inherited my love of photography from her. I love setting up dramatic portraits and attempting to make photos that are visually striking but nothing stands the test of time as much as capturing moments big or small and telling stories that are such sentimental and valuable parts of being alive.

 

If you've had a chance to to look though my site and feel like I might be the person to document your wedding or to view a full list of rates, send me a message and let's get a conversation started.