I was born in Anchorage, Alaska. I have lived in Washington State since the first grade. I graduated from Stanwood High School, in Stanwood, Washington, in 1970. I first got into photography, in my junior year of high school, where I was on the high school newspaper. After high school gradbe poud ouation, I went into the military. After getting out of the service, I went to different colleges here in Washington State, where I also took some photography courses, with one of the colleges being Skagit Valley College, in Mount Vernon, Washington, where I was on the school newspaper & did local assignment's around Skagit County. I have had my photo's published in local newspapers & my video's on the local TV Stations, in Seattle, Washington. I love my work , as I am very passionate about making people happy with the photo's I do for them, to where they can proud of their photo's for year's to come, as well as proud to share them with other family member's & friend's, for year to come.