(Note: I photographed this back in May, 2012) Most of my Education Week work a bit “inside baseball” — which makes it inherently interesting. Education Week is the newspaper of record for public schools, grade K-12 in the United States. Their audience is smart and specific. Stories about policy and programs are the norms. Common [...]
Jonathan Brice, officer of school support networks, Baltimore Public Schools, is instrumental in moving away from the Baltimore City Public School System’s zero-tolerance policies. He developed new conduct codes, and created the Success Academy, a suspension school/alternative learning environment, which is in the basement of the district’s headquarters in the Dr. Alice G. Pinderhughes Administration Building, where I [...]
I got to hang out at a library all day, AND IT WAS AWESOME!!! The Goucher College Athenaeum is more than just a library, it’s designed to be a social hub for the students at the small liberal arts college nestled right off I-695 in Towson, Maryland. First of all, this place is gorgeous! …a [...]
Go Ravens! …is a phrase I never thought I’d utter when I lived in Atlanta. Not that I’d be yelling Go Falcons, either. I’ve never been a football fan. Baseball all the way, baby! In fact I really hated football when I was at that young, obtuse, preteen age. But working at Patuxent for 6 [...]
Photos for the New York Times’ Style Section of DC “politico hipster” nightlife in the district’s cool new neighborhood, H Street, NE.
Lets be honest, The Republican National Convention is an example of political theater at its finest. — which I think is hilarious! Not because it’s politics or Republicans, or the fact that all the delegates from Texas dressed in matching cowboy hats and shirts. I think it’s hilarious because it’s sooooo grandiose! The gigantic monitors, for [...]
Photos from Baltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati Bengals NFL Monday Night Football Game at M&T Bank Stadium
I got to bed last night at 6am. What a day! I got to borrow an obnoxiously big lens (600mm f/4), popped some balloons, and lost almost all feeling in the balls of my feet. It was
More quirky photos from the Republican National Convention in Tampa while on assignment with Politico.
Photos of the first day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.
Pictures of The Republican National Convention on Sunday.
A conceptual shoot highlighting Tygarts Valley Middle schoolers in West Virginia making video games rather than playing them, for Education Week.
Portraits and photos of Michael Phelps Working out from 2009. The 2012 London Olympics will be his last competition before retiring as a world class swimmer.
Tennis Came to Him. Francis Tiafoe, the top 14-year-old boys Tennis Player in the World.
Retired Marine Staff Sgt. Ron Shriver uses the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill to be the first in his family to attend college.
Network journalists Molly Palmer, and Lee Cowan sparked a romance during the notorious Balloon Boy coverage back in 2009. Last weekend they got married and I covered it for The New York Times Vows section.
My first freelance assignment for The Tampa Bay Times is the USF NCAA Watch Party.
I was tasked by Education Week director of photography Charlie Borst to find a student in the Baltimore City Public School system to be the face of poverty for a story about how socioeconomic status impacts educational success. Along the way I met homeless family Tameka Harrison and her first-grade son, Jahmal and got to spend a day with them and photograph Jahmal’s School City Spring Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore.
A photo David Donaldson photographed in 2009 for a New York Times story was relicensed for a New York Review of Books story on public school education, titled “How, and How Not, to Improve the Schools.” David Donaldson, a high school teacher in the Teach for America program, with his students at the Maryland Academy of Technology and Health Sciences, Baltimore, December 2009.
Baltimore woman Sheontay Smith, 27, is on a waiting list for subsidized child care. She is photographed Tuesday, December 6, 2011 in the Southwest neighborhood of Baltimore “Sowebo” where she works as an inspection scheduler for the Baltimore Housing Authority. Day care for her three-year-old is $520 a month, her second highest monthly expense next [...]
AARP Bulletin DOP Michael Wichita called me up a few months ago — actually, while I was in Denver for Geekfest – needing an in-house mock up made so he could pitch an illustration idea to his bosses for a big story they’re doing on the kind of people who use Social Security. He needed it [...]
The Baltimore City charter school City Springs has implemented several structural practices such as single gender classrooms and the Restorative Practices pedagogy.