Acting a fool… Jumping on a motel bed in West Virginia.
Making messy portraits of Margot
Common Core Standards for Education Week
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 [...]
For those interested in purchasing images from Inertia Performing Arts’ annual winter show “Alice in Winterland” click on the image above or the links below. BUT FIRST… read the instructions.
Grant and Marie are getting married! Believe it or not, but this was shot in a Gaithersburg, MD subdivision — not on a magical hillside. I really didn’t want to make the traditional “updated prom photo” pose, as my girlfriend Jess calls it. Of course I made the safe shots. …we also called them “grandparent” [...]
(photo by Matt Roth) Tyler Maizels, from Parkton, is a nationally ranked bronze medalist in his weight lifting age division. The eleven-year-old is photographed at his family’s home gym Thursday, August 12, 2010. He and his mother Patty Maizels competed in the Maryland State Championships August 16-17 in Frederick, MD. You can read the North [...]
Learning how to groom a lamb is part of the curriculum of the 2005 Baltimore County 4-H Lamb Grant Project. Lisa Wheeler, project leader from Whitehall, right, supervises Juliana Buckman while she trims a lamb’s hoof Wednesday June 22, 2005 at Green’s Lamb farm in Whitehall. The 10am Update is a (somewhat) regular blog feature [...]
Mixing liquid nitrogen with boiling soapy water creates an intense, but harmless explosion. A scenic foggy calm ensues, which George Boyer, age 7, is seen playing in. The liquid nitrogen demonstration was part of Johns Hopkins University’s 2nd annual Physics Fair Saturday April 30, 2005, hosted at the Bloomberg Center for Physics and Astronomy. This [...]
A super costume wins the costume contest for Como, 3, during the Columbia Association’s first Welcome Event of the year, Dog Day Afternoon held at Hopewell Park in Columbia Saturday, April 17, 2010. Como, a rescue boxer, was shown by his owner Jody Stacoffe, from Elkridge. I was not excited about the high noon sun [...]
Third, fourth, and fifth graders from Seventh District Elementary School partake in a popular after school skating program Friday February 11, 2005.
The secret to longevity according to centurian Beryl Hartmann, right, a Harmony Hall resident of three years, is dark chocolate. “I’d like to be embalmed in chocolate.” Ms. Hartmann’s friends from the Owen Brown Senior Center threw a birthday bash for her Saturday December 18, 2004. Can you believe it? 100 years old. I wonder [...]
A model of the E-2 Bi-Polar train engine passes by a Planters Peanut train car while the reflection of Al Pappadia, age 11, from Ellicott City, is caught in the plexiglass at the Holiday Train Garden on site at the #2 Fire and Rescue Station in Ellicott City Sunday December 11, 2005.
Sara Heubeck, age 3, left, grabs one of the tiny duckpin bowing balls before methodically droping it onto the alley. Reveling in the means, she fails to pay attention to the ends, resulting in 5 or 6 stalled bowling balls mid-lane. Her sister Viviann, right, performs a graceful split in her socks after launching her [...]
An ensemble of french horns and bassoons will be competing with jet engines at BWI and last minute shoppers at the Westminster Mall in the coming weeks. Phil Hooks, instructor for the french horns, peers over sheet music and excitedly conducts his pupils at Westminster Baptist Church Sunday December 12, 2004. I love this image. [...]
A fox family member sits by the Owings Mills 7-Eleven it frequents on a regular basis I made these images back in 2004, when I was an intern at the Patuxent Publishing Co. I was filling up my car with gas after an assignment, and I looked over and saw a fox. I looked around [...]
Codiac Bolton shows off his funny face skills for a Maryland Family article about old wives tales, specifically about how childrens’ faces are apt to stick if they keep making faces. He is photographed at the PPC studio Friday, January 29, 2010. Below is a gallery of his face-making gamut.
The Catonsville Historical Society celebrated this year’s Founder’s Day by historically re-enacting Catonsville during the Civil War at the Townsend House Saturday September 25, 2004. Back in September, 2004, when I shot this, I remember getting peeved at the little girl in the middle for breaking the third wall. All these perfect active layers were [...]
This is from December, 2008. Jess drew the heart, and our upstairs neighbor’s dog, Josh, was looking to make some yellow snow. I just got my new full-frame D700 and I was making as many night photos as possible. The drawback — which doesn’t really bother me in this image — is that all my [...]
“Neighbor Cats” paw prints, Thursday, December 31, 2009. As a rule I don’t like cats. …mostly because they make it hard for me to breathe. Admittedly, I enjoy watching cats from a far. And my favorite kind of cat is ferrel. They keep the mice away. We’ve got a family of 4-6 cats living in [...]
Jess is 27 today. Happy birthday gorgeous! Jess. eating a snowball. making her cold. Monday, August 24, 2009.
C.J. Mosley, 6, takes a sniff of his graduation balloons during a Forbush Therapeutic Preschool graduation ceremony Friday, August 14, 2009 where only he and his classmate Nikiea Moore, 5, featured below, are the only
The United Artist Snowden Square 14 movie theater hosted Disney’s G-Force Fun Day Saturday, July 25, 2009, complete with two live guinea pigs, Chip and Brownie owned by theater manager Danny Calianno, from Glen Burnie. Ellen Holden, 4 and her father Tony, get a look at Brownie inside the theater’s lobby.