I began my career as a naturalist and guide with the National Park Service in Yellowstone in 1996. Working as a Park Ranger there for four years, I guided visitors through geyser basins and open meadows in the summers and led them on skis and snowshoes in the winter to herds of elk and bison.
Seeking even wilder landscapes, there was only one other place to go—Alaska. In 2000, I transferred to Glacier Bay National Park in Southeast Alaska where I've worked as a Park Ranger for fifteen years, mostly aboard cruise ships and tour boats. Now I am "retired" from the Park Service and am offering photo tours/expeditions to Glacier Bay and Icy Strait.
After a few years in Alaska, I took my passion for photography to the professional level and began marketing my work with stock agencies, and producing DVD slide shows and flash drives.
In 2003, I met my wife Janet, who also works in Glacier Bay as a biologist studying humpback whales. We were married in 2005. The following year, I “retired” for a year and a half to build a home for our family that would grow in the fall of 2007 when we had a baby girl, Téa. Our family grew even bigger in 2011 when we adopted a baby boy, Skyler.
I am now producing and marketing my DVDs and flash drive, shooting stock photography, photographing weddings and portraits, serving as a production assistant for film crews, leading my own tours and working as a freelance photographer. I guide for Sea Wolf Adventures in Glacier Bay and Lindblad Expeditions in Alaska, the Pacific Northwest and Baja, Mexico.
I live with Janet, Téa and Skyler in our home in Gustavus, Alaska, along the southern boundary of Glacier Bay.
Email: Phone: 907-697-2140