grew up on the Nebraska/Kansas border southwest
of Beatrice, Nebraska. I was interested in
photography at an early age, but became serious
while studying photography under Dr. C. Vernon
Siegner at Peru State College in the early
My photography interests were put on hold by
in the welding industry. Retirement has allowed
me now to pursue this passion.
though none of my exhibited photos are in black
and white, I have always loved
Ansel Adams. His
photos stand on their own with little editing
and no enhancement. Even though digital photos
to enhance today, I agree with his philosophy.
majority of my photos come from “slices of
life” and quiet scenery witnessed while
throughout the world, especially France.
Because of my love of wine, I’ve focused
the lens many times
on life in famous vineyards around the world.