I had the honor of photographing Jenn and Ian on their wedding day on one of my favorite places on earth, The Paicines Ranch. With its beautiful landscape coupled with the biggest smiles and tears of joy, it was a day to remember! They certainly are a match made in heaven perfectly complimenting, balancing, and bringing out the zest for life in each other. With my amazing second shooter (and finance), our hearts melted as we captured all the beautiful, intimate moments of the day.
The orangutans of Borneo are fascinating beings to observe. Over half the population has been lost in the past sixteen years leaving less than 100,000. Deforestation due to the expanding cash crop, palm oil, is a major cause along with poaching and hunting. This is a critically endangered species that may cease to exist in my lifetime.
How to travel Thailand in one month exploring the Northern culture in Chiang Mai to scuba diving in Koh Tao to gawking at the gorgeous Khao Sok National Park to swimming with bioluminescent plankton in the Andaman sea. How to do it all in one month!
It's been over two years since I first visited the Paicines Ranch. One taste and I knew this wasn't just a ranch. It was an entire community harnassing their energies to make the world a better place. A place where magic really does happen.
Australia, October 2016 Before I dive into the tails of petting crocs and riding kangaroos in the the land Down Under, I’m going to pour a splash of heart and soul out. Travel isn’t always glamorous. But, neither is life. The gasp and onslaught of tears brought by that fateful call that my father was... Continue Reading →
Once upon a time, there was a magical ranch tucked neatly into the rolling valleys of California. On it, all living things worked together in a beautiful orchestra of community. On those 7,000 acres of land, holistic grazing practices were put into place, birds, plants, and soils were monitored for biodiversity health, and the entire ranch was an open classroom for those with open minds to come learn.