As the son of a painter and sculptor, Bryan developed an appreciation for art at an early age. He learned through his father, the importance of light, shadow, color, and composition. He also witnessed the powerful emotions in both creating art and the emotions that art can invoke in the viewer. Bryan became fascinated with photography when his father brought home a Polaroid Land camera and he saw photos develop before his eyes. It was magic, and even though he was only a young boy, he became a photographer at heart.
As a teen, Bryan mowed lawns to earn enough money to buy his first 35mm film camera -- a basic manual Pentax with 50mm lens. He took photos of his friends at the beach. He took landscape photos of iconic Florida locations. He took pictures of inanimate objects at weird angles. He annoyed his entire family by sticking a camera in their faces at every family gathering. Decades later, he continues to do so. He just has a newer camera... or two.
Growing up in the Sunshine State, Bryan fell in love with all aspects of Florida - water, boats, forests, sunrises, and sunsets. As a seventh-grade student, Bryan went on a field trip to St. Augustine; a rite of passage for all Pinellas County 7th graders. Bryan was immediately captivated by the Ancient City. Bryan's fine art photography exhibits that passion that he has not only for the Ancient City, but all of Florida.
Bryan currently resides in the Ocala National Forest with his Florida native wife, daughter, son, and various critters.