About

CJ is a Miami, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Los Angeles based photographer - shooting globally.  He is a 2013, 2014 and 2015 Spider Awards Nominee and a 2016 Spider Awards Honorable Mention in Fashion .  He has been published locally, regionally, and nationally.   His images have also been published in "The Best Photographs of 2012, and 2015" published by Photographer's Forum Magazine. 
 
He has a client focused approach to his practice and feels the models, creatives, and assistants are integral to the creative process,” I believe the best images are created by dynamic feedback. Everyone on the team has something to contribute. We will work hard, create together and have a great amount of fun in the process!”

CJ has had a non-linear career path – military aviation (over 20 combat & combat support missions), marketing, and finance. He is a member of the American Society of Media Photographers.  He has traveled globally and has extended stays in Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Panama, and Mexico.  His interests include scuba diving and travel. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Fine Arts in commercial photography.

 

Awards:

Black and White Spider Awards:

            2013 Nominee, Fine Art Nude

            2014 Nominee, Fine Art Nude and Wildlife

            2015 Nominee, Fashion

            2016 Nominee and Honorable Mention, Fashion

Commissioned/Engagement Highlights

Chi Swimwear – Los Angeles, CA

            Fashion/Lifestyle, Campaign

Capriccio Ristorante – Bonaire, Netherland Antilles

Interior, Food Product and Editorial

Classic Rock Couture – Tucson AZ 

Fashion – Campaign

Ford Robert Black – Phoenix AZ

            Test Shoots for new model and Portfolio Development

Vantage West Credit Union – Tucson AZ

            Executive Portraiture – 16 Annual Report Portraits

            Fall Promo – Product/Advertisement

 Maynard’s Market  – Tucson AZ

            Food Product, Campaign/Editorial

Published:

Tucson Lifestyle Magazine

            Urban Fashion Editorial

            Golf Fashion/Activewear Editorial (Cover)

 Arizona Foothills Magazine (Online Edition)

            Fall Fashion Editorial

Zephyr Magazine (Boutique Phoenix Fashion Magazine, Published by Agency Arizona)

            Swimwear Fashion Editorial

 Education:

            BA, Political Science and History, Miami University, Oxford Ohio

            MBA, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona

            MFA, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA, Graduation 2020