Biography: My love for both nature and photography developed while growing up in Eugene, Oregon. As a boy, my family and I often went camping in the Pacific Northwest. I loved to wander through the woods, explore, and hike and bike on various trails. Ever since I can remember, I was aware of how places made me feel. How the light, the weather and the elements of nature affected me. When I was 14 I got my first camera, and quickly found myself absorbed in nature, searching for ways to express those experiences through photography. Most importantly I want to convey the feeling of a place in my work. ...