(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 [...]
Photos for the New York Times’ Style Section of DC “politico hipster” nightlife in the district’s cool new neighborhood, H Street, NE.
Instead of Paying Tom McCarthy by check for assisting me with an ESPN shoot, I showered him in cash money! Makin’ it Rain!
Photo of Baltimore from The Bolt Bus’s route to NYC. …plus a conversation about class, socioeconomic status and race.
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.
An eerie bowl of fruit. Plus how I lit it.
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.
Acting a fool… Jumping on a motel bed in West Virginia.
Photos of George Steinbrenner Field, the New York Yankee’s Spring training facility.
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.
I rode “bitch” on the back of Kristen’s new …uh, “motorcycle.”
Baseball Factory Yankee Spring Training Experience at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg College.
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.
Nick Borkowicz, (aka Ghostfreehood) the bands Avec, and Attractive and Popular were game for an impromptu “zombie” shoot after their show …at a bar I forgot the name of, Wednesday, July 20, 2005. Nick wanted the photos to use as templates for drawings. That’s why no one
A scary portrait of Nick DiFabbio (aka ghostfreehood).
These are from a longer term project I’m working on. All these photos were made