A Florida native, Patrick studied photography at the University of Central Florida under some of the most experienced photographers in the country. He completed two internships while in school (Surfing Magazine in Southern CA and Redux Pictures in New York City) which paved the way to a successful career as a freelance photographer. His work has appeared in newspapers and magazines around the world, including the New York Times, Men's Health, Maxim, Surfing Magazine, Surfers Journal, PDN, and more. Commercial clients include Volcom, Hurley, SPY, Quiksilver, Dakine, Sector Nine, New Era, Von Zipper, Kicker Audio, Arrette, Rusty, O'neill, XCEL, and more.
With over 10 years of professional experience behind him, Patrick relocated to New Smyrna Beach, Fl and became the photo editor of Fluid Magazine in 2012. He resides there today and enjoys being close to his family, friends, and his dog Jazz.
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