2014 – A Year in Review

It has been a short but fun-filled year for me! It seemed like very little took place, however in review it was quite the year! Lots of new camera gear, lots of learning, lots of new contacts and experiences. Moved to a new country and planning the next. Below are a few of the highlights over this year!

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I took a real swing at Wedding photography for a friend, an learned I am not the worst at it!

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I shot this badass custom Honda for a friend with EPIC results!

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I picked up this new cutie Amanda and produced some fantastic sets!

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Another new model of 2014, Alice’s firs car shoot with a buddys R35 GTR!

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More Cheri, this set in particular with a friends UGR Stage 3 Twin Turbo Gallardo during a sleet storm!

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My all time final shoot with Cheri before the big move!

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ChiveKC-881 Atteneded my first Chive meet just before the big move! As with most epic nights, it ended with Eric in the ER lol

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I fully rebuilt my workstation, now with a 40″ 4k LED display, 11TB of storage (With redundant backups), an overclocked and liquid cooled 4.7GHz Intel 4790k processor and 16GB of 2400HRz Ram. Also upgraded to a GTX 970 and picked up a Makergear M2 3D printer!

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Some of the EPICNESS from the KC Streetcar Takeover event!

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Got this sweet rolling shot of my all time favorite ratrod!

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Made good friends with Justin (Stangkilr) and Kyle (1320 Video)

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Got to know Justin Miller (LSXWILLY) and got this shot of his first full front end stand!

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Met Chase (DADYMNY)

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Enjoyed my last few KC Exotics meets!

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Found out that Ferraris do in fact NOT melt in the rain!

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Got to spend my last days in the USA with my good friend and model Kenzie!

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Had the privilege of spending time with all of my friends at Black Horse Racing, the Kansas City Ferrari Challenge Team!

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Got to witness my buddy Tom in action with his super rare Mosler MT900S!

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Spent some time at the range with my old roomate Eric and managed to bruise up my shoulder with his Mosen!

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Took many many pictures of Kylei’s Butt for TheChive!

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Another pretty epic storm shoot with Jeremy’s Viper!

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Took a short flight to Jeju Island, South Korea!

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Photographed some of my first waterfalls, Jeongbang Waterfalls in Jeju!

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Shot my first Volcano! Seongsan Ilchulbong, Jeju Island, South Korea

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I found a puppy.

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Did this final shoot with Justine before she also Enlisted!

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Shot some stuff around Kansas City!

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Shot Mike’s awesome SBT700 R35 GTR!

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Bought a Trek 3500 and started mountain and trail riding!

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Took some pictures at work 😀

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Shot with Lauryn and Jenna, but they were tied up at the time 😀

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Flew out to West Palm Beach Florida and was lucky enough to have Brielle join me and shoot a super sexy set!

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Visited my home state, and attended a local meet in Myrtle Beach!

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MB_Brie_Rossion-4671 Got invited to Rossion at the former Mosler factory by Erin and the former CEO Ian for an exclusive and eye opening tour of one of the greatest American supercars being made!

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My last set with Missy during the snowey part of Missouri’s winter!

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One of the very first shots I took in 2014 while hanging out with my buddy Vincent and model Chantell at Black Horse Racing for new years! The seat from a Ferrari 360 Modena Challenge!

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NicoleKShirt-121-Edit1 Did these epic sets with Nicoleee!

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Made Eric look like a badass! lol

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Took my Previa offroading!

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My final set with Sam!

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Took a self portrait!

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Attended an EPIC Water gun festival in Seoul, South Korea and accidently attended the filming of a 7-Up commercial in the process 😀

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Got to check out the awesome architecture in Gangnam, South Korea!

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Got to ride in my first Subway in Seoul!

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Went skeet shooting for the first time during my ALS Class and got hooked!

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Spent a few more weekends in Saint Louis!

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Stopped by the Lamborghini dealer in Saint Louis and took a peek at the inventory 😀

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Another new model and a new shoot with some tips and tricks for her boyfriend Kyle!

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Visited Cadillac Ranch during our epic road-trip!

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Dragged a few friends along on an epic 2 week trip around south-western United states. Possibly changing some lives, including my own!

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Another portion of the road trip, the Grand Canyon! It was quite grand!

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Took my first trip to Vegas and won over $2000 in the first day! (Then I gave it all back)

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Another new friend, model, and car person I got to meet and hang out with, Malorie Woods with her Coyote Mustang!

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Got to see the guys(And girls) from Mayday Garage in person, and man I have never wanted an FD more!

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One of favorite all time street cars. The UGR 1600WHP Twin Turbo R8 😀

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Got to meet the super cool CW and check out his Aventador, Talk about a head turner!

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Got to check out UGR Hawk’s 2000+WHP Twin Turbo Gallardo (For sale if interested)

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Got to meet John Henessey and not only see, but also Photograph the world record setting Venom GT!

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Made a new friend with Chris and spent some time with the Boost Logic team!

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Mullet 😀 Need I say more!

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Another new model I met with in Houston! Michalah!

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Was able to witness one of Travis’s beasts in action. The fastest Ecotec Atom in the world!

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Got to meet Elyse and Chris McKinnon and shoot with her BMW 1000RR Race bike on several occasions! Shes FAST!

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Shot my final set with Brenda! Shes come a LONG way since I found her at a Halloween party back in 2009!

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Visited my friends at Ferrari of Plam Beach, FL!

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Found a new model here in Korea, Steph!

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One of the tiwns I found at Lamborghini in Palm Beach, Florida!