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“Award of Excellence” by the Associated Church Press


I just recently discovered that one of my photographs that I captured during my time at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis was entered in the “Best of Church Press” Awards for 2016. Back in April of 2016 the winners were announced and I received the honor of Award of Excellence in the category of “PHOTOGRAPHY: Photo Spread w/Article or Cutline: Magazine/Journal” for one of my photographs that appeared in the Summer 2015 issue of Concordia Seminary Magazine Summer 2015 edition, accompanied with Michelle Meier, designer and Jayna Rollings, art director. The caption on the photos says: “First Look… As people gather […]

Four New Images Added to Shop in Prep for GFA Opening


In preparation for my upcoming gallery opening this Friday, I added (4) new images to my online store. Check them out and let me know which is your favorite! “The Divide” – http://bit.ly/1URpHQt “The Thicket” – http://bit.ly/221hsTU “The Passage” – http://bit.ly/21kqQzL “Grand Center” – http://bit.ly/1p6JG17 Also don’t forget to come by the Governor French Academy in Belleville from 6 to 8 pm and see some of my recent work, along with select pieces from my North Dakota days. For more details, see here: http://bit.ly/1Y0Zu1x

Full Color Circle


In 2006 after 8 years of building my photographic portfolio by logging countless miles in the back country of southeastern North Dakota…and then returning to St.Louis, I presented much of my black & white work in my first gallery show at Governor French Academy in Belleville, Il. I am so happy to say that, now 10 years later, I will be presenting some of my photographic color work back in Belleville where it all began. That’s right! On March 7th my photographic work will again be on display at the gallery at Governor French Academy. The Opening Night will be […]

Shooting Life in Motion


Quite alot has happened since my last blog entry here. There have been job changes and a major move back into St.Louis, Missouri. However, what has remained constant has been my work and love of shooting and capturing the moments and places in life where I find beauty. Among those changes was accepting a position at Concordia Seminary in St.Louis as a Web Developer and Photographer. This has granted me a wonderful opportunity to see everyday the very place that inspired my love of architecture in high school, which is where I first picked up a camera. What many of […]