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World Refugee Day

June 20, 2017

June 20th is World Refugee Day as deemed by the United Nations.  Held every year to “…commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. This year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support …

Faces of Cuba Published by Passion Passport

March 6, 2017

A huge thank you to the beautiful travel website Passion Passport for publishing and featuring my story on “Faces of Cuba.”  That trip to Cuba still resonates so strongly with me, as the faces of each of those people has been permanently …

Happy World Wildlife Day!

March 3, 2017

Today is a day to recognize and reaffirm our commitment to helping the animal species.  This year’s theme as directed by the UN, is Listening to Young Voices.  Children are our biggest hope in making positive changes for the future, and listening …

Women’s March on Washington

January 27, 2017

I was fortunate to attend the Women’s March in Washington DC with my mother and sister in law, along with about 1 million of our closest friends.  I feel so fortunate to not only participate in this historic event, but also document …

New Promo Video

January 9, 2017

I have a lot of new, fun things coming this year for my travel photography and I’m very excited to be sharing them with you.  To start us off, I have a new travel promo video I put together recently.  Check it …

Faces of Cuba – A Unique Portrait Series

December 12, 2016

Cuba, the island nation has long been hidden behind the veil, under the regime of revolutionary Fidel Castro who came into power after overthrowing dictator Fulgencio Batista. Castro ruled with an iron fist for 49 years, and passed the regime to his …

Free Cuba Texture Pack

November 21, 2016

If you’ve been following along on my social media channels, you know that I recently spent 10 days traversing through and photographing in Cuba.  It was a trip a year in the making, often times navigating through the changing logistics for Americans …

International Day of the Girl

October 11, 2016

According to the UN, “There are 1.1 billion girls today, a powerful constituency for shaping a sustainable world that’s better for everyone. They are brimming with talent and creativity. But their dreams and potential are often thwarted by discrimination, violence and lack …

The Samburu Tribe of Kenya

August 29, 2016

Rarely do we come across an experience that completely changes the trajectory of our life and career.  This moment happened to me about 3 years ago as I took my first steps onto the African continent.  I was on an 8 day …

Slot Canyons of Page, Arizona

July 26, 2016

It wasn’t long after I moved to the Southwest that I became enthralled with images of beautiful desert scenery, the glow of red rocks, and a landscape that seemed so foreign to my Midwestern roots.  And as I explored and researched my new …

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