In the summer of 2017, my boyfriend and I took a little vacation to Los Angeles in between gigs. I had been to California before, and had poo-pooed at the idea of L.A. It was cool, yeah, but everything was weird and overhyped, IMO.
Something felt different this time around though. The palm trees were taller and greener. The ocean was crisper. The views were gorgeous-er.
“People live here,” I thought to myself as we drove down the Pacific Coast Highway. “We could live here.”
Less than four months later, I found myself packing away the life I had known in New Jersey for 30 years and joining him in a brave new adventure 3,000 miles away from home.
I left all my friends and family behind for a place where I knew virtually no one, and it was the best decision I ever made. Since then, I’ve been living my life in service of making my dreams of being an entrepreneur come true.
We all have these stories to tell our clients. Let me help you tell yours.
My background in photography & storytelling
I got my first Polaroid camera when I was 4, and my first 35mm film camera when I was 9. If it wasn’t in my hand when I was with my family on the weekends or during special occasions, I’d never hear the end of it from my father. Thus began my career as a lifestyle photographer.
I’m a former reporter and award-winning photojournalist, who spent almost a decade learning about my community, its people and its soul. My weekends were spent photographing local events, business owners, and inspiring people who went above and beyond their calls of duty to make a difference.