Hey everyone! This is Dr. Hal Dietz. I photographed him for the New York Times in November. He’s doing some amazing research at Johns Hopkins which looks like it’ll help save the lives of people with Marfan Syndrome. In case y’all are curious, here’s the article. NERD STUFF: If you’re wondering why the photo above looks […]
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 […]
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 […]
Instead of Paying Tom McCarthy by check for assisting me with an ESPN shoot, I showered him in cash money! Makin’ it Rain!
A conceptual shoot highlighting Tygarts Valley Middle schoolers in West Virginia making video games rather than playing them, for Education Week.
Tennis Came to Him. Francis Tiafoe, the top 14-year-old boys Tennis Player in the World.
Acting a fool… Jumping on a motel bed in West Virginia.
A scary portrait of Nick DiFabbio (aka ghostfreehood).
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 […]
I recently realized that I when I listen to music I respond waaaayyy more to the mood a song creates than I do to its lyrics. I always hear how the vocals are sung and never hear what’s being said. Maybe that’s why I like metal? It didn’t take too long for me to understand […]
Making messy portraits of Margot
Bethesda home organizer and interior designer Sally Carle shows how to destroy toilet germs, while staying green, for a New York Times story.
When practicing a new lighting set up turns juvenile!
My friend Andrea Wise has a fire juggling brother. So, when I found out I
The El Mateo! Luchador mask courtesy of the limited edition “Weird Sports” book by Sol Neelman.
Kal Penn, actor and former Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement, is photographed in a neighborhood of northwestern D.C. Tuesday, November 8, 2011. I got to meet a movie star a few weeks ago! Kal Penn! Some of you might know him as Kumar, Dr. Lawrence Kutner, or Gogol from The Namesake. …but I […]
ABC News Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz sits in her office at the ABC Washington DC Bureau Thursday, October 13, 2011. Martha is a super cool person. When we were setting up the shoot for a New York Times profile, she wanted to know what I was thinking for the shoot. So, I threw […]
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BOY! Doesn’t this post’s title sound cocky!? All that means is Jen Rynda replaced me at the Patuxent Publishing Company when I quit last December. And In case you’re curious, she’s doing a great job. She’s also putting a fresh new face on the Athletes of the Year photos — which, I suppose if I […]