Photo Optimista

Photography – Washington, DC

In my earliest memories, I somehow always ended up with a camera in my hand. From the toy camera at preschool or the Polaroid and digital cameras my parents wouldn't let me touch, it was obvious from a young age I was going to be involved with the world of photography. At 10, my parents FINALLY decided to cave and buy my first camera, sure it was a disposable, but in my mind I was on my way. As the years went by and I grew from a child to a teen I learned to not just be in awe of an amazing photo, but to study it and become a student of the art. Now as an adult I've been given the opportunity to travel and capture the beauty our world has to offer. ...more