Mr. Max Turns 1

My dear friend Max has just turned 1 year old, and I had the pleasure of being at his party to capture images of his exquisite cake eating skills. Max had a great day, having a whole cake to himself to do with as he saw fit, any 1 year old boy's dream! Max ate to his heart's content as family and friends surrounded him to wish him well and shower him with love.
Happy Birthday old man! See you soon.

Boys To Men Mentoring Weekend

Hello All...
I am posting to let everyone know I am off to take part in a Mentoring Weekend that helps boys (ages 12-18) in their transition to becoming young men. I am very excited to have the opportunity to be involved with this work. I feel strongly that society no longer honors the Rights of Passage and that lack of importance in society has larger, broader implications on the lives of boys and men.
The organization that puts on the event is called Boys To Men and they have several chapters around the US, mostly in major cities. The weekend is called the Rights of Passage Adventure and it takes place in the woods and allows boys to look at what works in their lives and what does not. Boys to Men provides boys with mentoring and modeling so that they learn integrity, accountability, compassion and respect. They help boys develop responsibility and guide them toward healthy manhood. It is my intention is to create a chapter here in Asheville to serve the South East.
I will be out of touch from Wednesday the 24th of October until Monday the 29th.
I hope you all have a great weekend, and look forward to the pictures I will bring back form my adventure.

"It is easier to build strong children than to repair a broken man." - Fredrick Douglas


Blue Ridge Parkway

My buddy Andy and I made it up to Grandfather Mountain and to the Linville Viaduct about a week ago and I grabbed this shot. I got very lucky and had one car coming and one car going while I had the shutter open. I like the detail in the railing supports that the headlights from the car moving away from me provided a lot. It is a heck of a perch to sit on and shoot from, you have to balance on the top of a very small, very steep rock outcropping to get the right angle. Hope you enjoy it.

New Website

Hello Again,
I wanted to let everyone know, after many hours and much ado, I have updated my children's portraiture site ( Please drop by and check it out. It now has a calendar function for booking, slideshows and a whole new look. I am looking for feedback, so shoot me an e mail from the contact section and let me know what you think.

An Afternoon with the Twins

Hello All...

I had the opportunity to spend a wonderful afternoon with 3 lovely children, two of whom were twins named Ella and Lauren. I met them and th
eir brother and parents and went to UNCA campus and the Botanical Gardens for an afternoon of fun. The weather was great and we were able to roam around enjoying the sunshine. We cruised through campus, (some people may have thought that Ella and Lauren's folks were checking out schools a little early), played in the creek and ran around in the fields.
The girls are gorgeous and I am sure their brother will have his hands full when they grow up!
are some of the pictures from our adventure. Enjoy.

Oh, by the way, the word for the day was : Goldfish!
If you know anyone at Pepperridge Farms, let them know I know some new models for them!