You’ve got a lot of exhibitions on right now, and you’ve won many awards. What’s your proudest moment as a photographer so far?
When my father saw the dedication to him in the back of the book.
How did you get started in photography?
I had taken a couple photography classes in high school, but it didn’t really stick. I learned how to process film and use the darkroom, but I was busy playing in bands and doing other things. When I got to college, I decided to major in design and took a few photography courses as electives and that’s when I was hooked.
At what point did you begin to consider yourself a photographer and artist?
I think it mostly sunk in when I was admitted into graduate school. I remember thinking, “Okay, I’m really doing this.” I guess I probably considered myself one before then, but that was a milestone.