Brian came to New York from Seattle in the early '90's to pursue his lifelong dream of digging ditches. After toiling in the lower levels within the cut-throat world of manual excavation he realized that the politics of the industry were too complex and he needed to find a different path. Fashion photography seemed the obvious choice. Though he enjoys the simplicity of the photo industry, he sometimes yearns for the intense political arena and backbreaking labor of his original dream.