Photographer. Raised in New England. Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at the University of Oregon, with collateral studies of architecture and naval design. Professional sailing instructor and skipper, head of the U. of O. sailing school and captain of the sailing team. Began professional photography in 1985 after four years of residency in Italy, under contract to Bassilichi Informatica (Florence) and the Italian Art and Culture Ministry for 3,500 works of fine art. Maintaining parallel activity in editorial fine arts images and photojournalism, he specializes in digital image elaboration and marine photography: yacht racing, shipyards, sailmakers.
CLIENTS: Officine Panerai, Nanni Diesel, Tiscali, Sergio Tacchini, SAP, Alfa Romeo, Nital, Mascalzone Latino Sailing Team, INTV, ARIE, Volvo Italy - Melges 24 Italian Class Association, Cantiere Navale dell’Argentario, Sancilia Italia, Patrizia Pepe.
Assistent to Raffaello Bencini. Collaborator of the Press Agencies Sea&See and ISM in Milano, Sestini in Firenze, Sealens in Kiel (D), KOS in Portsmouth. Teaches digital photography at the CE.CO.V of Florence.
HE HAS PUBLISHED THE FOLLOWING VOLUMES: Coppa America - Violà Alinghi (con Luca Bontempelli) 2003; Vele d’Epoca nel mondo (Comm. Fabio Serafini) 2002, 2003, 2004; Santa Lucia alla Castellina (Marco Piccardi) 1998; Aria I-17 1997.
HIS WORKS HAVE APPEARED IN: L'Espresso, Panorama, Il Venerdì della Republica, La Repubblica, Il Corriere della Sera, La Gazzetta dello Sport, Il Giornale, Il Tirreno (I), Seahorse, Classic Boat, Sail Fast, Yachting World (GB), Wooden Boat, Vogue, Sailing World (USA), Yacht Premiere, Sailing Journal (D), and all the Italian sailing periodicals.
EDITORS: Gribaudo, Tormena, Yachting Library (I), Piere Terrail (F), H. Abrams (USA), Shogakukan (J), Köneman (D).