Born in Oakland, California, Brooks received a BA in Communication from Sacramento State and served 11 years in the U.S. Army as a photojournalist. Following the military, he received an MFA in Photography from Academy of Art University.
Using lines and mirrors to create perception-altering compositions - prompting the viewer to not only question the nature of what is being depicted but that of the medium itself, Brooks' work has been recognized by Nikon and presented in spaces throughout San Francisco.
When he isn't out shooting or working as the store and community manager at the Peak Design Flagship Store, Brooks volunteers as a full-time photography mentor for S.F.-based youth photography program First Exposures. He currently lives and works in San Francisco.
Check out Brooks' Instagram here.
(profile pic by Vince Donovan)