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"I photograph dancers for the same reason I dance; it makes me happy." - R.L. Milstein

I am a scientist, photographer, and performer. In 2000, I was asked to perform in a production of "The Nutcracker" ballet and began taking my cameras to rehearsals and performances. Over the years my photography has evolved into a non-traditional vision of dance and dancers meant to express the intense energy and emotion of dance, as well as the passion, strength, and trust of dancers.

All my dance images are taken during live performances with Nikon D-SLR cameras and Nikkor lenses.

Over the last ten years I have started a side-project photographing portraits of cosplayers at "Comic Cons". I find the postive energy, upbeat atmosphere, courage, and creative efforts of the costumed convention goers a wonderful environment and unique photographic opportunity.

Selected Photographic Exhibits and Participations

2018 - Character - The Center for the Humanities, Oregon State University (Invited one-person exhibition)

2013 - Blue - The Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon (Invited one-person exhibition)

2010 - Messengers of the Gods - Cameraworks Gallery, Portland, Oregon (Invited one-person exhibition)

2010 - Photography and Paintings Inspired by Dancers of the Oregon Ballet Theatre -

            Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Portland, Oregon (Invited and juried exhibition.)

2010 - 8th Annual Around Oregon Exhibition - The Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon (Juried exhibition)

2009 - Photo Lucida - Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon (Juried exhibition)

2007 - Capturing Grace - Giustina Gallery, Oregon State University (Invited three-person exhibition)

2003 - Dance Gallery - Bridgeport Gallery, Portland, Oregon (Invited one-person exhibition)

2000 - Northwestern Michigan College Art Department 50th Anniversary Exhibition - Dennos Museum,

             Traverse City, Michigan (Invited multi-person exhibition)

Contact Info

Address4300 NW Witham Hill Dr.
Corvallis, OR 97330
United States
Daytime phone541-971-2097
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