My grandfather was an amateur photographer, he helped raise me, and always had a camera in his hand. He loved documenting family events, and our family is forever thankful for the boxes of old photos and video tapes he created for us to enjoy. His enthusiasm inspired me and taught me an extreme appreciation for photography, I believe this guides my work today. Being chosen to photograph a couple's special day is a privilege, and I understand the importance of capturing each moment as it unfolds.
Originally from New Jersey, Ralph studied in the photography capital of the world - New York City. He assisted a well known entertainment photographer before relocating to Southern California and starting his photography business over 20 years ago. He has extensive experience in the studio and on location and has been featured in numerous publications and ad campaigns. Ralph was recognized with several prestigious awards, including 2 Maggie Awards and multiple International Photography Awards.
Selected Clients: Asics, O'Neill, MilkPEP, Deutsch, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, Beach Candy Swimwear, Beckett Media, Hybrid Appare,l First Team, Casey's Cupcakes, Stand Up Paddle Company, OC Register, Orange Coast Magazine, Coast Magazine, Locale Magazine, OC & San Diego, Coast Kids, OC Family Magazine, Pop Star, Relativity Records
Selected Awards: International Photography Awards 2016, Honorable Mention, Jesseto Series, Maggie Award 2016 Best Cover, International Photography Awards 2014 Photo Portrait Series, OC Press Club 2014 First Place Best Portrait, First Place Best Feature Portrait & Third Place Best Portrait, OC Press Club 2013 First, Second, Third Place & Best Photo Essay, Maggie Award 2013 Feature Portrait, International Photography Awards 2007-2011 Multiple, All Media 2009 Juror's Award, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Newport Beach Art Show 2007 - First Place