Where are you from?
I'm from Cypress, Texas which is outside of Houston.
Your pictures all seem to have a very retro, '70s feel. I realize it has a lot to do with the subjects you're shooting or the product. What came first, your style or your clients?
I would say my style came first, then clients who had similar interests or aesthetics would contact me for projects.
When did you start taking pictures?
First memories of me with a camera were in middle school when my cousin and I would dress up and take pictures then stay up all night making zines and collages out of magazine cutouts. At 14 I joined my high school's newspaper, where I first used a darkroom. Since then I've always had a camera on me.
What drew you to it?
As a kid I think I was drawn to it because it was a way to bring life to my imagination. As I grew older I got more into the idea of documentation and exposing events, people, and places. Now I like to blend the two.
I noticed on your Instagram that you have a motorcycle, you ride with your bf, and seem to enjoy a lot of Oregon—camping and riding around on bikes. When did you start riding and can you tell me a couple of your favorite trips or magical spots you've come across in this great state?
I don't have my own motorcycle—I'm too busy spending all my money on film to afford one. But it's my favorite way to explore, and my favorite place I've traveled to in Oregon is the Alvord Desert, Steens Mountain area. That place is one of the most magical places I've ever been.
What inspires you to get up in the morning?
There is a lot to see and do in this beautiful world, and I got shit to do.
Describe your style in three words.
"Colorful," "idealistic," "nostalgic."
Lighting round: Favorite meal in Portland.
Steak at Laurelhurst Market.
Place to shoot.
Cocktail of choice.
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