I’m glad you've found me! If you want to know more about me, my work or my life passions, feel free to send me a message. I'm available for both domestic and international work and am always happy to travel.
What do you specialize in?
My main focuses are on outdoor lifestyle & culture, travel and food photography. I'm especially interested in working with forward thinking outdoor companies to help create visually stunning content of their product or services.
Why do you like to do what you do?
As a kid, I was always involved in some form of the creative space; drawing, painting, building, crafting, music. You name it. I didn't even seriously pick up a camera until high school. After that, it just became a natural part of my everyday essentials and an ever evolving way of seeing the world.
How do you define your style?
That's kind of like asking someone to describe themselves in the way that dating websites would. You always want to add those extra positives. But If I could choose three ways to describe it, I would say it is considerate, celebratory and inviting.
What do you do in your free time?
I just moved back to California last year after taking a six month hiatus to travel so it's been exciting to see more of the West than I did before. I'm living in northern California now which is a huge difference from when I was living in LA. I love having the city but also the mountains to flee to when I get anxious and need to get away. I bought a car in April and have since put over 50k miles on it. I love international travel. This year is the first year I haven't left the country in four years - crazy. I'm constantly looking for cheap weekend getaways whether it's a couple hours up the coast or to east to the mountains. I really enjoy craft beers so it's been great discovering new breweries here but let's be real, nothing compares to a Pure Michigan beer. I'm trying to tackle a list of books I've been wanting to read over the last year so that is something I like to come back to when I can.
How do I hire you?
Browse my work and if you think I'm the right man for the job, please, do introduce yourself.
Do you do weddings?
Up until last year, I would only take on a few a year. I recently decided to exclusively open up to travel destination weddings. It's been really great getting to work with so many couples and getting to document their happiness in a handful of beautiful places around the world. You can find my work at Weddings by J.
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