“The Last Saline Supper”, Death Valley, California, 2015



  • Currently Staff photographer at PHOTOVAULT, California and international tour guide;
  • Indefinitely an intrepid traveler and linguist.


2003 – 2004 Developed and shot footage for a documentary on African-American D-Day veterans. Still seeking funds for editing and post-production.
1990 – 1992 Extensive travel through Siberia Russia, lecturing English at AKADEMGORODOK, Russia.
1979 – 1987 MA in Linguistics and Anthropology in Paris and Berlin.
1984 – 1989 Interpreter and staff photographer for City Hall, Berlin.
1982 – 1985 “Man of good vibrations”, translator and staff photographer for 2 years on the award-
winning documentary, Senor Turista, in Puno, Peru.

*Oral/written proficiency: French, English, Portuguese, German, Spanish, Italian,
*Oral proficiency: Russian, Farsi.
*Conversational ability: Standard Arabic, Spanish Sign Language (ESL)