...pull us backward, forward

We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one direction, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations. Anais Nin

Mulitple exposure image of a window reflection of the historic Sherry Frontenac Hotel in North Miami Beach and a fireplace in central Ohio | July 2013

// Published: Jencarlos Canela

From iTunes, to People En Espanol and various television programs, the images I shot for Jencarlos Canela have started to pop up all over press as his fans anxiously await the release of his upcoming album release through Universal Music Latino. This recent issue of Dominican Republic magazine, Oh!, may be one of my favorite releases. To read the entire story (and brush up on your Spanish) visit the flash version here


For as long as I can remember, I've kept a mental log of my top visual experiences in life. Ask me sometime about them.. they've helped shape my way of seeing and approach to the world.

This scene was recently added to that list.. As I woke up in a haze on the 9 hour flight from Miami to Rome, I slid open the window shade to find the sunrise and the snowy tops of the Swiss Alps.