20 things you didn’t know about me.

So you get an email from me every week talking about artists and food and poetry and mediatation and stuff.  Here are 20 things that explain the crazy experiences and wonderings that have lead me to this place. I used to work for Fashion/Celebrity photographers in Los Angeles. Some of the images I worked on…


This is the portal to my main photography business Big Swede Productions. For the last 32 years I have been a working photographer. The last 25 have been here in Birmingham.  I shoot everything from Magazine work to portraits for websites and advertising, not to mention food photography but that is a story for a…


For over 30 year I have been a student of the health arts of ancient China. I have been the student of Sifu John Fey and have been exposed and practice daily countless arts that reveal the humanity within us all.  Whether it is seated meditation or one of the many moving meditative style such…

Bigswedefood.com (Food Blog with Recipes!)

My food blog is a lot of fun. With everything from reviews of restaurants to recipes of my own creation.  Lots of good eats here with some stories to boot. Click here for the food Blog


For the last 25 years I have had the pleasure to take images of food for Birmingham Magazine, BMetro, Cooking Light Magazine, Oxmoor House Books, Southern Living,the Old Mill, and Purcell Farms as well as many other Restaurants throughout the Southeast you can find this work here.