Flag-laden Simon Penning, age 19, from Guilford, MD, middle, joins other Preakness-goers and uses the cracks in between the the wheelchair accessible portable toilets to urinate. Infrequent rains, beer, and urine, made this particular part of the infield muddier and more pungent than other areas. Blake Andrews recently made a really good and insightful (well, [...]
Last November I got the chance to make a few portraits of Baltimore Ravens’ defensive back Lardarius Webb for The Sporting News. — thanks to my good friend Jeff Furticella. As expected, I wasn’t given too too much time with Lardarius. I had 30 minutes, but I was able to make a few different looks. [...]
Why oh why do I love this picture? Everything about this shoot makes me roll my eyes. First of all, I’m breaking one of my cardinal rules! I HATE HATE HATE making portraits of people holding books, or whatever it is the writer decides the story is also about. So, I don’t do it. If [...]
The world is funny, isn’t it? Or at lest that how it seems to me. …but then again, I’m the guy who laughs too much during movies. This is the second installment of my Best Runts of 2010. The first is here. Can I first start by saying I can’t stand lifestyle images. You know what [...]
I’ll admit it. I’m showing off too many “runts.” This is post 1 of 3. But they all kinda fit with each other — and are exemplary of what I like from photographs, in general. I’d love to describe the ties that bind these somewhat “off” images together, but it’s New Years Eve, and my
Howard County Times girls soccer player of the year, Marriotts Ridge senior center midfielder Alex Price. This was a big year for me. …2010 is my last year as a newspaper staffer. In this post I’m showcasing the images that I think would easily be considered my “best” images from 2010. These are the images [...]
Glenelg junior Jordan Maisel was undefeated throughout the year, clenching the county and Region V
Atholton graduating senior John Healey was
Bryn Mawr graduating senior Paige Hanson played top-level field hockey, ice hockey and lacrosse for her school. She chose lacrosse as her collegiate sport of focus. Next year she will play for the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She is photographed at St. Paul’s School Thursday, June 10, 2010.
Glenelg junior Robbie Creese set a
Atholton junior shortstop Kory Britton is the
River Hill senior Jim Marlatt led the Hawks with more than 70 goals and well over
McDonogh senior Joe Meurer is the Towson Times boys lacrosse player of the year. He is photographed at Boys’ Latin School Thursday, June 3, 2010.
Glenelg’s Casey Schmidt is one of those powerhouses at the plate and on the pitching rubber. To clench the 2010 county championship she
Below are photos I recently made for an AARP Bulletin story about how New Jersey’s high property taxes effect seniors on fixed incomes. Corinne Bell, partially obscured by artificial flowers on her kitchen table, has lived in the home she and her husband built for 52 years. The widow now lives with three cats, Tiny, Cece, [...]
With tears in his eyes, Matt Porter sits in a squad car under arrest as the suspect in an accidental shooting incident Tuesday September 2, 2003. Porter’s close friend, Rob Brickle, 21, below, a local late night DJ, was taken to the Medical Center of Central Georgia where he later died from his wounds. Porter [...]
A new playground for the abused and neglected children of The Ravens Courage House had an opening ceremony Friday January 20, 2005. For the children’s safety none of them are to be identified in the photo. So, what do you do when you can’t show faces? — thank your lucky stars for the sun location, [...]
Portraits of Baltimore Raven Ray Lewis for the Sporting News.
Dripping water from my kitchen ceiling leak. The water is shot against an underexposed fluorescent light. This was made in my old house in SoWeBo, Baltimore, Maryland May 11, 2006.
Nineteen year old Calvin Gholston Jr, just received his 25th and last leg lengthening surgery at Sinai Hospital Monday February 20th, 2006. The four-year anniversary of his life-changing surgery is coming up on the 20th. So, lets all collectively wish him well! Here is a link to the Catonsville Times article. We also did a [...]
The Almshouse in Cockeysville held ground for some Civil War reenactors, Saturday afternoon April 21, 2007. According to Civil War reenactor Ralph Aitkin, from Lewistown, PA, during the Civil War times, embalmers, were members of the upper class and doctors, by trade. They brandished fancy pistols to ward off thievery, and wore expensive hats to [...]
Jason “Horns” McComsey, from Thaddeus Stevens College in Pennsylvania, warms up, wearing a kilt, before the Javelin toss event in the 2007 Division III Outdoor Track & Field National meet held at Howard Community College Friday May 11, 2007. He threw the third farthest distance, 50.48 meters.
Dewayne Evans hits golf balls with his dad William Evans, and uncle William Evans, both out of frame, at Central City Park under an ominous sky mid afternoon Wednesday November 19, 2003. When asked what they were doing, Dewayne responded, “We’re trying to hit that blue building over there.” Up to that point, none of [...]