I was first introduced to photography my sophomore year in High School. After moving from Brooklyn to Charlotte North Carolina my mother gifted me a small point and shoot camera. This camera served as a tool throughout High School to make friends in a place that was foreign to me. Looking objectively at the world around me and where I fit in it. My gift is being able to reintroduce people to themselves. I have the unique ability to create and hold space for people to experience who they truly are in my portrait sessions. All that I've learned has been made available by being curious, open and honest. I am a self taught photographer. In the beginning I spent many nights watching documentaries about Gordon Parks, Helmut Newton and Jonathan Mannion. Spending countless hours at the library analyzing photography books and studying the craft I know and love. I strive to create photographs that are honest and timeless.