Student, Cornish School, Seattle, 1940. Studies with Edward Weston.
With Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, 1940-1943. Photographer Life magazine, Los Angeles, 1945-1946. Photograph studio assistant to Edward Weston Carmel, California, 1946-1958.
Executor Edward Weston's estate, 1958. Independent photographer Carmel, 1958—2003. Founder Weston Trout Farm, Carrapata Canyon, California, 1949.
Stage director Forest Theatre, Carmel, 1951. Founder Old Mill Stream Trout Farm at Knott's Farm, Buena Park, California, 1959. Cultural director Sunset Center, Carmel, 1966-1969.
Co-founder Three Generation Gallery, Carmel, 1981.
Indiana Progressive Party candidate for United States Congress, 1948. With United States Navy, 1943-1945.
Married Dorothy Hermann, 1940 (divorced). Married Helen Prosser, 1951 (divorced). Children: Ivor, Kim, Cara, Rhys.
Married Margaret Woodward, 1963. 1 child, Matthew.