Jay's love of photography started as a disire to photograph wildlife.

   In college, Jay studied both photography and filmmaking, along with journalism, biology and management. While in college, the college newspaper's photo editor asked him to help out on the paper, and that where it all started. Jay soon became photo editor of the college paper. The former editor opened a studio, and Jay started working part time for him.
   From the college classes and the teaching by his mentor, Jay was able to open his studio in 1977.
   There have been many changes in photography over the years, and Jay has continued to learn and grow by attending seminars, workshops, and conventions.
   Jay still enjoys wildlife photography, and has taught community education classes on wildlife and zoo photography.



Jay taking a picture at a recent wedding.
(actually, checking it after the photo was taken)