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March 18, 2015
War Graffiti

In the autonomous region of Sudan where the Ngok line of the dominant south Sudanese Dinka have their homeland, violence driven by the state or by ethnic clashes is a...

March 17, 2015
Off-season Boardwalk

As readers of this blog can attest to, I like to visit Santa Cruz, California often and photograph the ever-changing tones of the sea, sand and surf. On this trip,...

March 16, 2015
What a Difference a Friend Makes

In support of the work of a local mental health facility, I was commissioned a few years ago to produce a film with the title What a Difference a Friend makes These...

March 14, 2015
Serbia

Reaching back to 2006, here are some photos at a political rally in the northern city of Novi Sad in Vojvodina, Serbia. I went there to observe the National Assembly...

February 21, 2015
Postcards From Youth: Peru

Now available on Blurb, a 62-page photographic exploration into growing up in the Peruvian jungle. I shot this in 2012 during a two-week trip into the jungle where I shot...

January 22, 2015
Russia

I first went to Russia in January of 2003 when I ventured off to the world's largest country to study the language in Moscow. After five months, I returned to...

January 19, 2015
Stock photography

When I first started photographing professionally, I shot with my eye on the stock photography market. To see more of my stock photography portfolio, I am represented at the following...

December 1, 2014
Tunisian elections

I recently had the pleasure and privilege of working in observation of the first presidential elections in Tunisia since the 2011 revolution that overthrew Ben Ali, tyrant and incompetent manager...

October 30, 2014
Misseriya

The Messiria or Misseriya Arabs are a branch of the Baggara tribe, which are the second largest people in Western Sudan. Their homeland is said to be the city of Babanusa...

October 12, 2014
San Francisco Zoo

Zoos are an interesting place to photograph because the structures both help and hinder capturing the animals. I don't see myself as a nature photographer, but I do have some...

September 1, 2014
Fashion photography

These are oldies but goodies from the vaults. A few years ago I pulled together a few friends in Fresno because I wanted to try to create images in the...

August 30, 2014
Lebanese Festival 2014

In my sleepy town there was the 4th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Lebanese Festival on the square. Above are photos from the Dabkeh performance by the Our Lady of Lebanon...

August 9, 2014
Maker Faire 2014

A Maker Faire is a dizzying event to attend, far too many things to see, too many items to play with, and too many experiences to try to capture in...

June 25, 2014
Where I Live
June 1, 2014
Downtown Rochester

Downtown Rochester New York is a lovely collection of original and re-purposed East Coast architecture, fun to look at, study and photograph. Once the booming town of Kodak, Xerox, Gannett newspapers,...

May 4, 2014
Santa Cruz + Pigeon Point

A beautiful day requires an adventure and again I was pulled to the Pacific Ocean.

May 3, 2014
Santa Cruz

The sun is starting to shine, so off to the beach I went this weekend! It was an excellent mix of good light but not overly harsh sun making for...

March 29, 2014
Stanford University

Stanford University, if you don't get lost in the maze of streets and bicyclists, was a nice place to wander and play around with my favorite lens, recently out of...

March 24, 2014
Middlefield Avenue

I've been exploring my town increasingly, looking for neighborhoods and new stories to tell visually and this took me to Middlefield Avenue, a thoroughfare of Mexican taquerias, stores, carnicerias and...

February 26, 2014
Campbell California

My wife and my wanderings took us to Campbell California today to see what this little town west of San José offers, what treasures we have not been privy to,...