My memberships include Professional Photographers of America, American Society of Photographers (the only member in McKinney) and the Texas Professional Photographers Association

I am the only PPA Master Photographer* in McKinney and one of only seven named in Texas in 2012.  I studied photography at a private photography school (Speos Photographic Institute) while living in Paris, France, and went on to complete my Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Magna Cum Laude, at the University of North Texas.

As a child and family photographer, my awards include Professional Photographers of America 2010 Photographer of the Year, Judge\'s Choice Award and Distinguished Print awards, Southwest Regional PPA Print Competition and multiple works accepted into the prestigious PPA International Loan Collection.

*The PPA Master Photographer designation, according to PPA, is a?warded for superior photographic skills—demonstrated through the PPA International Photographic Competition, advanced education and service to the industry.