Al developed a passion for fine art photography in Graduate School where he had access to the best equipment and darkrooms available. Stella migrated from the UK to Australia as a young women and became active with a group of documentary photographers. Marriage, career and family then put a hold on artistic growth until their retirement ten years ago. Since then together they have been able to successfully pursue a second career in fine art photography.
Early on they had prize winning submittals in contests and local county fairs and were awarded one man shows in Orange Coast College and the Donald Dugan Library. For the past five years they have been a permanent member of the Artist Eye Laguna Gallery and for several years have participated in the Laguna Beach Art-A-Fair Festival.