visited Lake Tahoe as a child and learned to ski here. Fond
memories of summer adventures are etched in my mind as well.
However, it wasn't until I moved to the area full time in
my early twenties that I truly began my apprenticeship into
the alchemy of light and weather, of texture and color, and
rhythm and pattern that made Lake Tahoe the singular and significant
site that it is. Almost twenty years later, I feel that I
have barely scratched the surface of the complexity of Lake
Tahoe, and I look forward to manifesting ever more quintessential
and exquisite photographs of the region as my own ability
to perceive matures and improves.
hunting for light," and sharing those insights that appear
on film, has become my life work. I would like my images to
inspire and teach others to love Lake Tahoe as I do, and I
hope that each new connection of vision to advocacy will make
yet another friend for this magnificent place.
am by nature a shy, quite and contemplative person. Not the
sort to complain about much, or to ask anyone's opinion on
anything. I try not to preach, even to my children, and I
rarely get mad, I leave that to the experts....
sometimes love can overwhelm even the best instincts of the
mind, and it is then that the anguished call of the heart
must be heard. It is that older, quieter part of me that was
compelled to express its inner angst about the fate of beautiful
Lake Tahoe. This is a place I visited as a child and fell
in love with. As soon as I finished college, I drove here
with high hopes and low funds, and I stayed. Despite storms
of adversity in many forms, I stayed. This place is in my
soul. The mountains, the air, and most of all the lake....