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Sheree Michele – Wait for You

Born in Florida and schooled in Nashville, singer / songwriter / musician Sheree Michele began playing music at age 5. With a combo of fresh beats, piano, and classic acoustic vibes – she is one of the most talented musicians … Continue reading

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Up and Coming

I recently had the opportunity to photograph an amazingly talented musician and good friend of mine, Sheree Michele. Wow, If I could sum her up somehow it would be a combination of these words – JOY, passionate, beautiful, and genuine. … Continue reading

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“To live for God, is to live for adventure.”

Over the past two years I’ve had the opportunity to travel the world as a humanitarian photographer with Surfing The Nations, a non-profit humanitarian organization. It has been life changing, in every sense of the word. It’s opened my eyes … Continue reading

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Coffee With Hoppe

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This is probably one of the most creative, out of the box videos I have ever produced. I made this for a good friend who is trying to raise money as a full time volunteer to continue using his gifts to give back. Check it out, a Dr. Seuss inspired poem and visual journey around the Surfing The Nations headquarters in Hawaii (where I currently work as well).

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Rocky Point

This is def my favorite place to surf, and second favorite to photograph on the North Shore. To be honest though, I almost didn’t even shoot this day b/c I didn’t have any telephoto lens…only my trusty 50mm. But I … Continue reading

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2012 Update

So excited to be back in Hawaii and serving full time with Surfing The Nations again! STN’s mission statement, if you’re not familiar with it, is basically to give communities, both locally and internationally, Christ’s message of love and hope … Continue reading

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Hawaii Portraits

Life is a journey…and you meet alot of amazing people along the way. Here is just a few people I met and got to know really well while working at Surfing The Nations in Hawaii. Alo)(a

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Bridal Photoshoot

I have to thank Evi Siskos so much for this one! She knew I was trying to get my foot in the door of the wedding photography industry, so not only did she set up and organize this whole thing, … Continue reading

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Summer Bohemian Photoshoot

This is my good friend Dena, and believe it or not this was her first time [modeling] in front of a camera. She did great though, and was a natural from the beginning! Location: The Celery Farm in Allendale, NJ.

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Cinematography Reel

Two years in the making! This is my Travel / Action Sports / Timelapse demo reel. Locations include New Jersey, Hawaii, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands. Filmed with the Nikon D7000, Canon 7D, and the Sanyo … Continue reading

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