(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 [...]
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.
The Baltimore City charter school City Springs has implemented several structural practices such as single gender classrooms and the Restorative Practices pedagogy.
Yup! they still exist. Cobblers will fix your shoes. Estefan Karan works at King’s Cobbler in Columbia, voted Best shoe repair for Howard Magazine 2010. Don’t ya just love the textures of all those machines? You know how an amazing experience can make you think a photo is better than it actually is? Well, the [...]
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 [...]
“That doesn’t look like you!” and “Who is that on your ID?” I get that a lot when people see the picture on my laniard. This image was made back in 2004 by fellow intern Deana Mitchell. I was having a hard time looking “normal” that day, so I decided to look “smarmy,” instead. Since [...]
Buck Jabaily, director of the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance stands outside the Single Carrot Theater, which he helped co-found 10 years ago. The small performing arts theater is located in Baltimore’s first arts district, Station North, which was also set up ten years ago. I worked on a story for the New York Times a [...]
For last year’s Manchester Valley football preview photo illustration the football player scheduled to ride the horse in full football regalia wasn’t too used to horse riding. So… he had a stunt double fill in. I was sworn to secrecy. I wasn’t allowed to tell who the actual rider is. So… let your imaginations go [...]
CAPTION: Last year River Hill center fielder Christian Laidley batted .448, leading the Hawks with both 30 hits and 27 RBIs. He also made the game winning hit in last year’s 2A State Championship game. He is photographed in the River Hill Dance Studio Saturday, March 27, 2010. As some of you might’ve noticed, I prefer
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland is using
Sometimes photographing another photographer can be intimidating. …sometimes it can be annoying. But I felt neither emotion when I got to photograph David Hobby last week. It was
Glenelg junior Jordan Maisel was undefeated throughout the year, clenching the county and Region V
Atholton graduating senior John Healey was
Left-handed lead off hitter for Lansdowne High School Kelli Pease maintained a .500 batting average during the season. The two-sport junior also played volleyball for the Vikings in the winter. She is photographed at her school’s softball field Friday, June 11, 2010. A little about how this photos was made, for all you nerdy types. [...]
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.
St. Paul’s graduating senior Andrew Barton is the boys athlete of the year. He will be playing lacrosse for Providence next year. He is photographed at St. Paul’s School Thursday, June 10, 2010.
Glenelg junior Robbie Creese set a
Mount Hebron long distance runner Becky Yep won
Atholton junior shortstop Kory Britton is the
River Hill senior Jim Marlatt led the Hawks with more than 70 goals and well over