Graduated from Stonybrook University in 1979 with a B.A. in Fine Arts. Worked in the Graphic Arts Industry for 28 years, 14 of which was with Sports Illustrated Magazine. Started taking photos on a good old Nikomat FT2 camera with a simple 50mm 3.5 Nikkor lens in 1984. Bought an enlarger at a thrift store, joined the local camera club and the rest is history. Been in number of juried competitions and a one man show in Huntington library. Currently resides in Huntington Village and works as a maternity photographer at Huntington Hospital.