• Born and raised in Germany

  • Owned my first SLR at age 14, disassembled it at age 16 … it’s still in parts

  • Had my first publication in a regional newspaper at age 16 - A photo essay on pollution

  • Married the love of my life

  • Earned my Ph.D. in chemistry

  • Moved 5,000 miles west to California to work at Genentech

  • Sharpened my photography skills by documenting the life of my family of five

  • Switched from Minolta SLR to Canon dSLR

  • Used internet, the local library and lots of practice and enthusiasm to improve my photographic techniques

  • Love for the Outdoors + Love for Photography = Nature Photography

  • Three active kids = Event Photography

  • Multiple exhibits at local galleries

  • Produced a documentary video of trafficked children in Ghana

  • Enjoying my job, where I develop medical tests that help diagnose and treat cancer patients

  • The galleries on this website show you my view of the world