My interest in photography began quite by accident. When on vacation in St. Maarten, I borrowed my wife’s camera to take a few photographs. I thought that one of them was quite good (Years later I realized how mediocre it was). When we arrived home I purchased a camera and began to photograph the Chicago area and enrolled in classes on camera technique and, most importantly, on the principles of good composition. I discovered an ability I didn’t realize I had and photography evolved into a passionate and all-consuming hobby.