A Nature Photographer’s Second Dream

“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  Live the life you imagined.”    ~Thoreau


I believe that nature has the capacity to instill hope within the human spirit.  I have experienced this in my own life and witnessed it in the lives of countless others over the last 22 years as a social worker and psychotherapist.  Having a private practice and helping others was a fulfilled dream of mine.  In 2013 I made the decision to retire from that career and follow a second dream;  nature photography.  Photography draws me into my surroundings and facilitates focus on details previously overlooked.  Social work gave me the lens required to focus on the nature of humans.  Similarly, photography now gives me the lens to focus in on nature, literally and creatively.

My first love in this creative realm was birds.  I’m simply crazy about them.  But I have also diversified and found countless hours of joy learning tomom

make my own artistic renditions of flowers, landscapes and so much more.

Whether it is birds, flowers or sunsets, my process is to sit with my subjects and work them tirelessly until I have created an image that makes me say and feel that intangible sense of ahhhh…. 

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 I am available for special projects and individual lessons.   If you would like to schedule a slide show and talk for your camera club or special event please contact me via email.