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.
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.
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 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.
These are from a longer term project I’m working on. All these photos were made
Over the holidays, I went on a road trip with Mom, her husband, Rick, and Grandmommy from Atlanta down to — get this — Treasure Island, Florida! Yup. Such a place exists. And no. it’s not an amusement park. ha! Can you imagine Grandmommy at an amusement park? hahaha! …we did get her on a [...]
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 [...]
Common Core Standards for Education Week
Just so you know… I’m absolutely horrible at this game. I scored the least amount of points, whereas Nick was 2nd best and the best on his team. Our team would’ve been obliterated had we not had Michael Bracco and all of his good looking luck. Man! …I hate that guy. I mean, have you seen his
We played mini Golf in
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Three words: NERF GUN BATTLE!
Members of the Iverson Mall Walkers walk the upstairs at Iverson Mall in Hillcrest Heights, Maryland Wednesday, September 14, 2011. This was an early shoot (yaaaaawn/streeetch), but
After Geekfest was over, Todd Spoth, Monica Lopossay & I went to see the
Brinita Ricks, 20, middle, a Wilson College senior is getting attention from five-year-old son Troy Ricks, right, and Bella Smith during dinner at the Jensen Dining Hall Tuesday, September 6, 2011. Dana Hill, 26, walks past on the right, while Hill’s daughter DaNya Ford, 7, eats, left. Ricks, Hill, and Bella’s mother Whitney Gress take [...]
Dr. Logan King, Equine Veterinarian, and I are long time college friends. — which is surprising considering I forgot his name the first three, maybe four, times we met. Luckily I redeemed myself by remembering every other fact about him. He’s valedictorian of his high school, pre-vet, loves grindcore. …I even remembered the layout of [...]
The management of Garrison Middle School, a Baltimore City Public School, was taken over by Global Partnership Schools, a private company charged with turning the formerly underperforming school around. I shot a really interesting assignment for Education Week Thursday, February 24, 2011. In some districts across the nation, private, for profit companies are being allowed to [...]
Volunteers for Delaware Senate Republican primary candidate Christine O’Donnell meet during a rally at Brecknock Park in Camden, DE Sunday, September 5, 2010. Over the weekend I photographed what’s becoming an important Republican Senate primary race in Delaware for The New York Times. On the one hand we have
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland is using
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 [...]
Below are photos I recently made for an AARP Bulletin story about how New Jersey’s high property taxes effect seniors on fixed incomes. Corinne Bell, partially obscured by artificial flowers on her kitchen table, has lived in the home she and her husband built for 52 years. The widow now lives with three cats, Tiny, Cece, [...]