Victory rolls, garter belts, tail fins and V-8 engines -Some of my favorite photographs allude to bygone eras from American pop culture. In my imagination, the camera becomes a time machine; giving us a glimpse into a past that could have been. This online portfolio represents my major interests; vintage pinups, cool cars, motorcycles and classic films/T.V. shows.
This journey started at the Art Institute of California, North Hollywood, where I studied with some of the most knowledgeable and respected photographers in the industry. I use research along with digital or analog film techniques to produce evocative images.
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