Thank you for visiting my website... please browse around in my open galleries. Client galleries are locked for privacy. For the past eight years, my focus has been on creating memorable portraits and capturing special events, such as weddings and parties. I am currently accepting work on a project-by-project basis and expanding my personal work through travel and studio projects.


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Photography has always been part of my life. I remember, as a child in England, trying to take photos of television shows, like "Top of the Pops." Apparently I had a need to preserve everything, even the Bay City Rollers. Yes, that dates me.

I moved on to family vacation shots and, to the annoyance of some, trying to photograph people when they weren't looking. I didn't realize then, at the age of 10 or 12, that I was exploring the many wonderful facets of the craft (snapshots, photojournalism, portraits, etc.)

Many peel and stick photo albums later, I moved beyond point and shoot and purchased my first Canon SLR. It was 2003 and I could have gone directly to digital, but I didn't. The combination of a pleasant, peaceful darkroom, my Canon Rebel with a single kit lens and a hot light with a black backdrop kept me busy for quite a while.

Fast forward to now. Many hours, many frames and more $$ spent on equipment than I dare imagine, I am completely digital and my darkroom is a deserted friend. For the last 8 years, I have photographed friends and family members, sunsets and skunks (a fundraiser for Paws animal shelter), newborns and high school seniors, and ventured into weddings and events. Every project offers an opportunity for creativity, growth and giving the precious gift of a captured moment.

I am currently working on personal projects and accepting client work (including freelance retouching) on a job-by-job basis. I am always open to work for non-profits or projects where the donation of photographic services can make a positive difference.


Featured Galleries & Collections

Eclectic mix • portraits and places

Visitors 1955
101 photos
Created 21-Jan-15
Modified 21-Jan-15
Eclectic mix • portraits and places

Color Portraits

Visitors 1152
185 photos
Color Portraits

Black & White Portraits

Visitors 393
106 photos
Created 13-Dec-14
Modified 13-Dec-14
Black & White Portraits

Here all Week Band Photos

Visitors 10
47 photos
Here all Week Band Photos

Palmer Museum of Art Gala, 2014

Visitors 184
223 photos
Palmer Museum of Art Gala, 2014

Beautiful Bagels

Visitors 7
24 photos
Beautiful Bagels

Prints For Purchase

Visitors 250
51 photos
Prints For Purchase

Road Trip - NOLA to Nashville

Visitors 25
34 photos
Road Trip - NOLA to Nashville

Beth's Studio Headshots

14 photos
Created 24-Mar-15
Modified 24-Mar-15
Beth's Studio Headshots

Taylor's Senior Photographs

Visitors 19
66 photos
Taylor's Senior Photographs


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Virginie's Birthday

Visitors 6
44 photos
Virginie's Birthday

Beth's Studio Headshots

14 photos
Created 24-Mar-15
Modified 24-Mar-15
Beth's Studio Headshots

Color Portraits

Visitors 1152
185 photos
Color Portraits

New York

Visitors 84
18 photos
Created 7-Feb-15
Modified 7-Feb-15
New York

The Beth Richards Group

Visitors 11
72 photos
The Beth Richards Group

Eclectic mix • portraits and places

Visitors 1955
101 photos
Created 21-Jan-15
Modified 21-Jan-15
Eclectic mix • portraits and places

CMFR

Visitors 1
24 photos
CMFR

Darcy's Headshots

Visitors 1
19 photos
Darcy's Headshots


All Photographs

Eclectic mix • portraits and places

Visitors 1955
101 photos
Created 21-Jan-15
Modified 21-Jan-15
Eclectic mix • portraits and places

Color Portraits

Visitors 1152
185 photos
Color Portraits

Virginie's Birthday

Visitors 6
44 photos
Virginie's Birthday

Black & White Portraits

Visitors 393
106 photos
Created 13-Dec-14
Modified 13-Dec-14
Black & White Portraits

Palmer Museum of Art Gala, 2014

Visitors 184
223 photos
Palmer Museum of Art Gala, 2014

Road Trip - NOLA to Nashville

Visitors 25
34 photos
Road Trip - NOLA to Nashville

Prints For Purchase

Visitors 250
51 photos
Prints For Purchase

Retouching examples

Visitors 10
9 photos
Retouching examples

Beautiful Bagels

Visitors 7
24 photos
Beautiful Bagels

Here all Week Band Photos

Visitors 10
47 photos
Here all Week Band Photos

Candlewood

27 photos
Candlewood

Beth's Studio Headshots

14 photos
Created 24-Mar-15
Modified 24-Mar-15
Beth's Studio Headshots

Shirley Hsi Group

29 photos
Created 20-Feb-15
Modified 20-Feb-15
Shirley Hsi Group

Mei's headshots

22 photos
Mei's headshots

The Beth Richards Group

Visitors 11
72 photos
The Beth Richards Group

CMFR

Visitors 1
24 photos
CMFR

Darcy's Headshots

Visitors 1
19 photos
Darcy's Headshots

Darla's Headshots

Visitors 1
35 photos
Darla's Headshots

Alaska 2014

Visitors 7
136 photos
Alaska 2014

Zach and Audrey

Visitors 13
51 photos
Zach and Audrey

Beth Headshots

Visitors 3
6 photos
Beth Headshots

Anita

Visitors 1
40 photos
Anita

Taylor's Senior Photographs

Visitors 19
66 photos
Taylor's Senior Photographs

Kim M headshots

Visitors 2
38 photos
Kim M headshots

For Lynnie

Visitors 1
22 photos
For Lynnie

Danielle and Matt plus Bump

Visitors 3
64 photos
Danielle and Matt plus Bump

Haley's senior photos

Visitors 12
67 photos
Haley's senior photos

Hannah's Senior Shoot

Visitors 4
67 photos
Hannah's Senior Shoot

Jessie and Chuck's Wedding

Visitors 19
312 photos
Jessie and Chuck's Wedding

Elizabeth and Ed

Visitors 2
61 photos
Elizabeth and Ed

Jim's Headshots

Visitors 1
11 photos
Jim's Headshots

Group events

Galleries 2
145 photos

Client Galleries - password required

Galleries 58
4347 photos

Client Galleries -Open

Galleries 2
Collections 1
337 photos

24121 photos, 1 videos
Visitors 7550
Member since 16-Jan-07

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