From an early age,
my parents instilled in me, a desire to explore and learn first hand,
about the world around me. Our family vacations and weekend excursions
were general education courses disguised as fun. Knowingly or unknowingly
they set me on course for a journey that today, I feel, is still just
The ongoing quest to document the world's people and the global events
that shape our common humanity, has for me, been instrumental in breaking
down stereotypes, preconceptions and prejudices. I believe that the more
of the world we see and experience, the more we understand. It seems,
people everywhere, share similar goals, aspirations, hopes and desires.
It is with a strong sense of obligation that I share, through photographs,
the people, places and events that have profoundly shaped my vision of
our world. By sharing these experiences with you, I hope to make a small,
positive contribution to a heightened sense of world community.
you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it."