My Artistic Journey
Armed with a manual, instinct, and enthusiasm, I picked up a Pentax K1000 in the 1980s and began photographing any subject that caught my eye. Thousands of prints and slides later, I retired the Pentax and embraced the digital age, purchasing a Pentax K20D. I enjoy doing macro—particularly flowers—as well as creating still lifes. I also love capturing the beautiful landscapes that are abundant here in my home state of Pennsylvania. My photographs have appeared in print in Mountain Home Magazine numerous times. I have also had my work displayed in local galleries and photo exhibits. Currently you can find my images hanging at the Penn Wells Lodge, Laurel Health Center, Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital, and US Renal Care in Wellsboro, PA.
Working with images through photography naturally led me into design. I use Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Publisher, and InDesign. I began doing graphic design work for Wordsworth Communications in 2008, helping to create report covers, brochures, CD covers, and other artwork. I am a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP).
In December 2011, I earned certification in Digital Arts from Sessions College of Design.
Graphic design training and a fascination with digital possibilities led me to explore Dreamweaver and web design. I find it an interesting and creative challenge and am working systematically to expand my skills and client base. I currently am responsible for half a dozen informational websites.
If you are interested in purchasing a print or need design work done for print or web—or if you just have questions or comments— please feel free to e-mail me by clicking on my name below.