Summary

25-yrs experience as Director of Photography and Shooter/Producer. 2010 Emmy award for outstanding cinematography for reality programming "Survivor"

Credits

8/16 – 9/16

Producer/Shooter Swamp People 8

HISTORY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Original Media
8/16 – 9/16
7/16 – 7/16

Director of Photography (Sony CineAlta PMW‑F5) Mysteries At The Museum Special Pilot

TRAVEL — Reality/Doc (TV) — Optomen Productions Details
7/16 – 7/16

Newfoundland

6/16 – 7/16

Director of Photography (Canon C300) True Life 16

MTV — Reality/Doc (TV) — Punched In The Head Productions
6/16 – 7/16
6/16 – 6/16

Camera Operator (Sony F900) Dual Survival 7

DISCOVERY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Original Media
6/16 – 6/16
4/16 – 5/16

Camera Operator Stranded with a Million Bucks 1

MTV — Game Show (TV) — Tollbooth TV
4/16 – 5/16
1/16 – 3/16

Producer/Shooter Wicked Tuna: Outer Banks 3

NATGEO — Reality/Doc (TV) — Pilgrim Studios
1/16 – 3/16
1/16 – 1/16

Director of Photography (Canon C-300 MarkII, Sony A7s, DJI Osmo, DJI Phantom 3 Pro) Alaska Calling Pilot

HISTORY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Bright Road Productions Details
1/16 – 1/16

DP/Producer/Drone Operator

11/15 – 12/15

Director of Photography Dual Survival 5

DISCOVERY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Original Media Details
11/15 – 12/15

Director of Photography Drone Operator

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Education

Class of '86

Eastern Illinois University

Bachelors degree in Communications

My Gear

  • DJI Phantom 3 quad drone w/ 4K camera
  • Sony A7S DSLR camera (great for shooting video in low light)

Skills

  • Arial Cinematography
  • Director of Photography
  • DJI Phantom 3 drone operator
  • Jimmy Jib Operator
  • Shooter Producer
  • Underwater Cinematography