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Chicago – City of the Big Shoulders

My father had a beautiful Telefunken radio that sat atop his dresser in our house in Alabama. Soon after I discovered rock ‘n roll (immeasurably enhanced because of that radio) I discovered WLS, the great rock station beaming strong out of Chicago. Though I have […]

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A Day at the Races

On a close-to-perfect spring day I drove to Broadview, a spectacular 500 acre site near The Plains, Va. where the Virginia Gold Cup has its home. I wanted to wander around one of America’s most famous steeplechase events and shoot some of the pageantry and festivities. […]

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APA/LA Off The Clock

Thrilled to have two of my images accepted for APA/LA’s ‘Off The Clock’, the annual exhibition of personal work. Of the more than 900 images submitted only 100 were selected by the curator, legendary fashion photographer Melvin Sokolsky. The one night exhibition was packed and […]

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PX3 – Photographie de la Paris 2014

PX3, a highly respected competition for amateur and professional photographers, has awarded prizes to my work. Big thanks to the jurors for highlighting my photographs from among the thousands of entries. In the portrait category for professional photographers, three images from my ILLUMINARIES series received the […]

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From a window

Another reason to shout the praises of the iPhone is that sturdy phrase “the best camera is the one you have with you.” Driving through stop and go traffic in any city means a fair amount of…stop. So as not to forfeit shooting opportunities, I […]

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US Mint

The US Mint has three main facilities that produce the coins we use and collect: Denver, Philadelphia and San Francisco. Not surprisingly, working on the ‘floor’ of these factories of money is a loud affair. The machinery is massive, dirty and potentially dangerous but the […]

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ILLUMINARIES_redux

As part of the Leica Store DC’s participation in FotoWeek DC I was asked to speak about ILLUMINARIES, my portrait project shot exclusively with their medium format S2 camera and 120mm lens. The camera is a joy to work with and the files were breathtaking. […]

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London 2013

Ten way-too-short days in Europe in late August only makes me want to go back as soon as possible. Nothing I say can do justice to the feeling I get observing life in other cultures; still, I am forever grateful to have photography by my […]

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