Introducing Story of the Photo

Thursday, September 12, 2013

I've decided to introduce a recurring feature on my blog called  "Story of the Photo."  Quite literally, the entry will feature single photos from my past assignments, the stories behind them and a bit of technical photo geek info.

Now, on to the first photo!

parque nacional del cocuy in colombia for the new york times travel section

This picture was taken for a New


Fulbright Fellowship in Cambodia

Friday, August 16, 2013

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to travel to Cambodia on a six-week long Fulbright Fellowship.  My project was to teach an introductory photojournalism course at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, and in my free time I planned to travel and shoot as much as possible.

I had never


A Wedding in Cambodia

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Earlier this year, I spent six weeks in Cambodia. I was there to teach photography on a Fulbright Scholarship, but also had plenty of free time to shoot on my own. The first event I photographed was a wedding--pretty ironic for a wedding photographer on vacation!

I was invited to the


Musician Portrait in Baltimore | Markand Thakar

Friday, January 04, 2013

markand thakar studio portrait

The other day I had the pleasure of doing a portrait session with Markand Thakar, music director of the BCO (Baltimore Chamber Orchestra) and professor of conducting at the Peabody Conservatory.  The photos are for a new website he is putting together.

I must admit I was a little bit


Self-portrait Cinemagraph

Saturday, July 09, 2011

My lovely wife Karen is out of town for a few weeks, visiting her native Colombia, so I have some free time on my hands to experiment with some new techniques. This one is simple but very cool animation called a cinemagraph.