My Life

One Way Shopping Carts, A True Story

January 20, 2017

The true story of when I photographed 20 different shopping carts that were abandoned on the same dirt road in Old East Dallas over 3 years.

Electric Skateboarding with the Yuneec E-GO 2 in Downtown Dallas

January 8, 2017

Electric skateboarding with the Yuneec E-GO 2 in Dallas recorded with the GoPro Hero5, the video includes a hilarious slow-motion wipeout.

Random Art Gallery 4th Annual Exhibition Featured Several Of My Photos

December 15, 2015

Random Art Gallery 4th annual exhibition featured several of my photos alongside other amazing artists such as Josh Dodson and Eric Mancini

A Photo Book Highlighting The Process Of Photography Not The Result

May 11, 2015

“Finding The One” is a photo book that highlights the art and process of photography instead of focusing on the final result.

Lucas Foglia Talk About His Books “A Natural Order” And “Frontcountry”

March 31, 2015

Lucas Foglia in-depth talk about his long-term photography projects and books “A Natural Order” and “Frontcountry.”

MOViNG, An Autoethnography Video About My Home In Rural Texas

February 18, 2015

MOViNG, is an autoethnography video about the house where my family and I lived during my teenage years in Texas that we later abandoned.

The Exley, A UT Dallas Research Journal, Published My Photo Series

February 17, 2015

The Exley, A UT Dallas research journal, published my photo series called “Hispanica Americana,” which highlights Hispanic culture in Dallas.

Walking Around Connects To My Environment More Than Driving Does

November 14, 2014

Walking around connects to my environment more than driving does, this short video is about how after buying a car I miss that connection.

Sam Abell Presentation “The Photographic Life,” About His Life And Work

October 7, 2014

Sam Abell presentation “The Photographic Life,” was a fantastic talk about his life and work that I learned so much from.

A Reverie, A Surreal Stop Motion Journey Through Dreams and Reality

April 29, 2014

“A Reverie” is a surreal stop-motion journey weaving in and out of dreams and reality where neither is distinguishable from the other.

Online Communities Are Great for Personal And Career Growth

April 18, 2014

Online communities such as Flickr can be a great place for encouraging and fostering personal and career growth for photographers.

Entertainment Makes Us Live Passively And Miss Out On Real Adventures

March 26, 2014

Entertainment, when consumed a lot, causes us to live our brief lives passively and give up the adventures we could have had.

Sam and Nia Rader Lip-Sync Of “Love Is An Open Door” Goes Super Viral

March 13, 2014

Sam and Nia Rader, my brother and sister-in-law, made a super viral video of them lip-syncing to Disney’s “Love Is An Open Door”!

Code Is Poetry: Video Art That Turns Code Into Literal Poetry

December 8, 2013

Code Is Poetry is an art video of me writing code that is an actual poem, it also reveals images from my life and dreams as it’s being written

DFW Photo Expo 2013 Was Engaging, Educational, and Inspiring

November 16, 2013

DFW Photo Expo 2013 was engaging, educational, and inspiring with several great speakers that taught me a lot about photography.

A Stop-Motion Animation Movie About A Ninja Turtle’s Dream

November 4, 2013

This is a stop-motion animation that explores the dreams of a toy Ninja Turtle until the dream is abruptly ended by his unexpected death.

Submerged In Technology, The Chaos Of Life In The Internet Age

September 30, 2013

Submerged In Technology is a short art video depicting the chaos of navigating life in the Internet Age in a consumerist culture.

Dallas Professional Photographers Association Speaker Hiram Trillo

June 13, 2013

Dallas Professional Photographers Association keynote speaker for June 13, 2013, was the award-winning wedding photographer Hiram Trillo.

Driving Around Dallas And Other Cities In DFW Time-Lapse Videos

April 18, 2013

These are driving around Dallas time-lapse videos that I made on good and bad weather days that include other cities around the DFW Metroplex.

Cindy Sherman, A Retrospective At The Dallas Museum of Art

April 12, 2013

Cindy Sherman, A Retrospective At The Dallas Museum of Art was incredible photography exhibit that surveyed her greatest works.