I have always wanted and desired to be a photographer as far back as I can remember. As a youth growing up in the hills of Pittsburgh, PA, the snow filled trees, coble stoned streets, and Polish Cathedral Churches, gave me a sense of textured focus. In my visionary eye and also through my lenses, I would always be reminded of the richness of the land and freedom once shared by ancestors, the native Americans. The steel mills of the past industrial revolution, that helped build this nation, gave me a sense of pride and belonging to a place that is like no other. People that shared a common thread to all that was once the backbone of a growing nation. In my photographs, I pride myself in capturing moments in time. Memories that will be indullably etched in time. While out on locations, I would vision myself as the artists that I read about and studied. Such as, Ansel Adams, a legendary adventurer, Vladimr Pulyo, my mentor and Gordon Parks a great humanitarian.
Although, I have yet to achieve such greatness as they have in their legendary careers, I do continue to strive to conquer the challenges that lie ahead me. With great anticipation of whatever the future may have in store for me to capture and make worthy note of. I will continue to fine tune my craft, to learn more from my tools in this great industry, to understand my role as a, "keeper of the flame," a watchful eye of the truth, to remind the world of, Who,What,Where,Why and When. My lenses are an extention of my soul. My vision is clear, my mind is at peace, my hand is steady at the button. For Beauty Is In "The Eye Of The Beholder"