Living in the Moment - Vatican Swiss Guard

Living in the Moment

A sardonic look at tourists living vicariously through their devices while traveling Europe. Did you see the Mona Lisa? Why yes, I did; here's a photo of me.

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Mexico & Texas 2012-2013

This grouping of images is an assorted array from the past year. Meaghan and I ventured across the border to Nuevo Laredo for our friend’s engagement party. We stayed at the Crowne Plaza hotel. When ...

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Austin, Texas 2011

This series of photos is an assorted mix of shots from in and around the Austin area. The long panorama is from Pedernales Falls State Park. The peacocks are from Mayfield Park Nature Reserve near ...

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South Bend, Indiana 2010

A few scattered shots from the northern Indiana Fall and Winter. We visited a pumpkin patch farm that had a corn field maze which made for some great photographic opportunities. This is also right when ...

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Indianapolis, Indiana 2009

I was in Indy assisting my mother-in-law with her booth at the Indiana State Fair in the Indiana State Museum in February of 2009. She creates hand made silver, brass, and copper jewelry that is ...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado 2008

In May of 2008, Meaghan and I joined her family for a trip out to Colorado Springs, Colorado to celebrate her grandmother’s 80th birthday.  The dinner reception was held at the famous Broadmoor Hotel and we were ...

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San Antonio, Texas 2008

In early 2008 I was given the opportunity to escape the bitter cold of a South Bend winter for the warmer and sunnier climate of southern Texas.  Meaghan and I had been researching moving to ...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2007

While I worked for the South Bend Museum of Art as their digital archivist, I was sent to Philadelphia for a workshop on the proprietary software we used to archive the collections.  For a brief ...

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New York State 2007

Longing for the feeling we experienced from Sojourn, Meaghan and I planned a 2000 mile road trip from South Bend to Niagara Falls, down through the wine country along Seneca Lake and onward to New York ...

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Maysville, Kentucky 2006

I was commissioned by my sister-in-law to come to my brothers home town of Maysville, Kentucky to photograph and capture the spirit of the city.  This small-town America gave me the opportunity to focus on ...

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Sojourn BFA Thesis 2006

There is too much to be said about the 3000 mile road trip and eleven day journey that Meaghan and I took in March of 2006.  Inspired by our trip to Phoenix and back, we ...

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Phoenix, Arizona 2005

Before this 4000 mile road trip, I had never ventured further west than Wyoming.  Going out west for the first time was an eye opening experience that sparked the fire for my thirst to travel.  ...

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Indianapolis, Indiana 2005

Following my recent adoration of urban landscapes, I decided to continue that line of work by taking a trip into the downtown area of Indianapolis, Indiana. In this series, I was very focused on light ...

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Louisville, Kentucky 2004

This trip was the start of what would become my true passion in photography – urban landscapes.  I love traveling to new cities and wandering down unknown streets.  I feel that by photography the world ...

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Photograms 2006

For my exhibition in the annual MFA/BFA 2006 show, I created a portfolio of photograms.  In the show, I exhibited three large prints and a 64 page hand bound book.  These photograms were made by ...

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Cubism 2004-2005

In the summer of 2004, I began photographing my friends and family in their most private spaces.  My idea for this project was obviously inspired by the cubist paintings of Picasso and so I modeled ...