Tied for 1st place - Win An Interview Contest 06-016-14
3rd place - Best of California 2013 Contest 1-12-14
2nd place - All Things Liquid contest 7-6-14
This image was taken at the infamous "Wedge" at the end of Balboa Penninsula on 9-1-11. Waves were breaking 15-20', and the foam you see was surge rushing up against a 4' drop off to the shore below, created by the pounding surf.
The Wedge is a world-famous surfing, bodyboarding and bodysurfing spot located at the extreme east end of the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California. During a south swell of the right size and direction, the Wedge can produce huge waves up to 30 feet (9.1 m) high.
The waves are a by-product of improvements to the groin (rock jetty) on the...
As a kid I was fascinated with photographs. Look, Life magazine. National Geographic.
That well-captured interplay of light and shadow...the notion of people, places and moments - all suspended in time.
My first "real" camera was a Minolta Srt101. I was seduced.
I learned how to develop film, and I still recall the smell of the developer...my eyes adjusting to the red filter light...and the magic and delight of watching images begin to emerge.
Life, family and a career intervened, and then...there was digital.
At this point in my life, photography is the creative medium that allows me to share personal moments and adventures. In some sense, I feel it conveys who I am, and soothes the darker moments ......
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