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About Me

                    

 

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  • Freelance Cinematographer/Director of Photography, Camera Operator, and AC based in the Washington, DC Metro Area.
  • Owner/Operator of LUX OBSCURA FILMS, LLC.
  • Over 10 years experience in film & video:
    • features, shorts, documentaries, internet videos, interviews, b-roll.
    • cinematography: 16mm film and familiar with Sony, RED, Panasonic, Blackmagic and Canon workflows.
    • experienced with Special Effects Makeup, Props, and Production Design.
    • editing and coloring experience with Davinci Resolve

GEAR

  • Two (2) Sony PMW-F5 Cinealta Cameras w/4k upgrade
    • PL-mount Lenses
      • Sony Cinealta Prime Lenses T2.0:
        • 20mm, 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm, 135m
      • ​​​​​Red Pro Zoom Lens 17-50mm t2.9 
      • Angenieux 25-250mm t3.2 PL-mount lens
  • Sony A6500 w/ 18-105mm t4
    • Rokinon Cine Prime Lens set 
  • ​​Dana Dolly Slider
  • Atomos Ninja 7" monitor recorder & 17" Client Field Monitor
  • KinoFlo 4x4, Kino Divas, Aputure 300d w/Fresnel and Lantern adapters, Arri Tungsten Fresnels, LED Panel lights & more!

cinematographer, surrealist, all-around crazy person

 
Education​
 

M.F.A Film & Electronic Media

American University, Washington, DC (2014)

FAMU International Film Production

Film and Television Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU)

Prague, Czech Republic (2012)

Cinema & Multimedia Performance for Preservation of Cultural Heritage

University of Bologna

Forte dei Marmi, Italy (2009), Venice, Italy (2010)

B.S. Film & Video

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (2004)

Awards & Nominations

  • 2023 New Jersey Horror Fest winner: Best Cinematography
    • The Strangle of Ivy
  • 2021 TIVA Peer Award winner: Director of Photography - GOLD
    • Kringle Time
  • 2016 TIVA Peer Award winner: Director of Photography - GOLD
    • Moonshot
  • Two-time (2014, 2016) graduate nominee for American Society of Cinematographers Student Heritage Award.
    • 2014 Among the Lost
    • 2016 Moonshot
  • Two-time (2015, 2016) American Visions Award winner for Best Cinematography

Festivals

  • Work has screened at the
    • Brooklyn Film Festival
    • Dances with Films
    • AwesomeCon Film Fest
    • Genreblast Film Fest
    • Venice Film Meeting 
    • New Jersey Horror Fest
    • Rosebud Film Festival
    • Vancouver Short Film Fest
    • Eerie Horror Fest 
    • Philadelphia Fest of Independents.
    • and others...
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