These photographs were taken at a ghost town near the San Francisco bay. The structures of the small town are slowly sinking into and becoming one with the marshland by the water.
1985- 2000 Worked as a fashion designer for several, large, multi national companies, namely: Levi Strauss, Bugle Boy, and Catalina. Oversaw a large staff both in the states and in the Orient and traveled extensively all over the world. 2002 Resigned to focus on my photographic career AWARDS 2012 - 13 â€¢ 1st Place, Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, awarded with a Paris show, 2013 â€¢ Winner, Creative Quarterly 29, Winter Publication (out in book stores 04/2013) â€¢ Portfolio in Fine Art Photo, Issue No. 13, Rudolf Hillebrand Publisher, Germany â€¢ Winner, Creative Quarterly 30, Spring Publication â€¢ Winner, Creative Quarterly 31, Summer Publication â€¢ WIPI 2013 Annual Juried Competition - Juror Choice Gallery Presentation â€¢ Project Basho, Onward Compe winner 2011 â€¢ Winner, Photographer of the Year, Worldwide Photography Gala Awards 2011 â€¢ July Overall Winner, 1st Place (9), 2nd Place (4) Pollux Awards, WPGA, , juried by Terry Anderson, Dina Bova, Larry Paggett and Julio Hardy â€¢ 1st Place Landscape Category, 2nd WPGA Black & White Awards, juried by David Zimmerman â€¢ Winner â€œPhoto Caliâ€, PDN magazine, â€œa death in the desertâ€ â€¢ Jurorâ€™s Special Mention, â€œThe Beauty Around Usâ€, Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, juried by Julio Hardy and WPGA staff. â€¢ Honorable Mention, â€œStory Tellerâ€ Competition, Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, juried by Julio Hardy and WPGA staff.