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 […]
(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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Acting a fool… Jumping on a motel bed in West Virginia.
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.
Baseball Factory Yankee Spring Training Experience at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg College.
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.
A scary portrait of Nick DiFabbio (aka ghostfreehood).
These are from a longer term project I’m working on. All these photos were made
“Hotloading” is Joe Bugleowicz’s photographic memoir of nearly a year driving a tourist bus in Alaska. It’s really good & super quirky. All the photos in the newspaper were made with a film point & shoot & printed by Newspaper Club.
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 […]
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 […]