At heart, I'm a nerdy, middle-aged guy who does wildlife and macro photography. If you can't tell, I'm very fond of foxes (and I spent a LOT of time with them whenever possible). I used to consider myself a wildlife photographer - I'd do a landscape every once in a while, but spending time with the animals I loved was my main motivation for photography. I don't do nearly as much wildlife work as I used to; I'm much more selective about the wildlife images I make, and I tend to stick to a few favorites these days.
I started branching out into macro flower photography. It took some extra discipline to arrange the shots the way I wanted them to look in my head when I was planning the image, but it was fun and I was learning a lot about the more technical aspects of photography. There's a mindful aspect to it that I still enjoy.
As I was learning about the technical aspects of photography and using light, I took a studio workshop, just for fun, and wound up enjoying it a lot more than I was expecting. I learned more about lighting and photographing people (and I'm still learning). Now that I have a little more experience with lighting, I'm trying to do some different things - I'm taking folks to remote locations, trying to combine genres of nature photography with lighting and working with people. I'm still learning, but I'm having a lot of fun doing it.
I'm motivated by 2 things - I want to have fun, and I want to learn. And the more I learn, the better able I am able to capture any photographic visions. I often say, I don't have an artistic bone in my body, I'm just a guy who likes foxes. Despite that, I enjoy what I'm doing. And I don't to do what everyone else is doing, so you'll see me combining genres or trying some different things from time to time. If there's a crowd, I'm heading in the other direction.
I'm a Sony guy - I've used Sony cameras exclusively since 2006, starting with the a100. I'm now using E-mount cameras withe native E-mount glass and a variety of adapted lenses.
Thanks for checking out my work.
A few years ago, I did a brief write up in Outdoor Photographer. I've also had some article published in various other online blogs and web sites.