DesertRidge PhotographyPhotographer Male Phoenix, Arizona, US
My Website: DesertRidgePhotographyMy MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/CoreySchwartz
Mayhem # 1245196
About MeI love what I do: That feeling of hearing the shutter click and knowing you got the shot, freezing reality for a split second, immortalizing a moment in time that can never be replaced. I help create memories that last for lifetimes and get past from generation to generation.
The earliest memory I have of my love of photography was 7 years old, sneaking into my parents room to play with my fathers film camera, a Cannon A1. In high school I remember hanging out at my friends dark room developing B/W photos, some of which I still have. The smell of those chemicals brings back fond memories. My first professional camera came just a few years later as a gift from my parents -- thanks Mom and Dad -- and I have always had a camera since then.
After pursuing highly successful careers in computer science and commercial finance, I now have the luxury of being able to pursue my life long passion of photography, not as a livelihood, but, for the sheer enjoyment of the medium and the joy it brings to others.