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    Crosses of Gaspé

    Crosses of Gaspé

    I made these photos while biking along the the St. Lawrence River towards the Gaspé Peninsula in Ontario, Canada. As of 2011, there are 5,766,750 people who identify as Catholic. This number is down 2.9% from 2001. In fact, All religious affiliation of any sort is dwindling down world wide. It’s as if globalization has made […]

    Halloween at Washington Square Park

    Halloween at Washington Square Park

    I had just finished my day of interning at Steve McCurry’s studios… oh right, didn’t I mention? I got an internship for Steve McCurry’s place, now I’m living in NYC for the next few months. (Another post for another day.) I was on my way to REI after work, I popped out of the subway and […]

    Becca and Joe Rath

    Becca and Joe Rath

    I was invited to a wedding this summer, and although I wasn’t the photographer, I brought my camera and made some frames.

    NYC and MOMA Art Book Fair 2014

    NYC and MOMA Art Book Fair 2014

    I went down to the NYC Art Book Fair, 2014, at Moma PS1 this past weekend in NYC. It was fun to head out with my Mark II and Nikon 35 f/2 and just slide into the white noise that is New York. I went down to check out publishers and see what else is […]

    Wall Therapy 2014

    Wall Therapy 2014

    I have been shooting video for this year’s Wall Therapy here in Rochester, New York. Wall Therapy officially started today but I have been shooting the last couple of days. There will be twelve artist from all over the world coming to paint murals to better the community. Occasionally, I get to make a photograph. I have […]

    July 4th, 2014

    July 4th, 2014

    Fourth of July, Rochester, NY.  

    Crosses of Gaspé
    Crosses of Gaspé

    I made these photos while biking along the the St. Lawrence River towards the Gaspé Peninsula in Ontario, Canada. As of 2011, there are 5,766,750 people who identify as Catholic. This number is down 2.9% from 2001. In fact, All religious affiliation of any sort is dwindling down world wide. It’s as if globalization has made […]

    Halloween at Washington Square Park
    Halloween at Washington Square Park

    I had just finished my day of interning at Steve McCurry’s studios… oh right, didn’t I mention? I got an internship for Steve McCurry’s place, now I’m living in NYC for the next few months. (Another post for another day.) I was on my way to REI after work, I popped out of the subway and […]

    Becca and Joe Rath
    Becca and Joe Rath

    I was invited to a wedding this summer, and although I wasn’t the photographer, I brought my camera and made some frames.

    NYC and MOMA Art Book Fair 2014
    NYC and MOMA Art Book Fair 2014

    I went down to the NYC Art Book Fair, 2014, at Moma PS1 this past weekend in NYC. It was fun to head out with my Mark II and Nikon 35 f/2 and just slide into the white noise that is New York. I went down to check out publishers and see what else is […]

    Wall Therapy 2014
    Wall Therapy 2014

    I have been shooting video for this year’s Wall Therapy here in Rochester, New York. Wall Therapy officially started today but I have been shooting the last couple of days. There will be twelve artist from all over the world coming to paint murals to better the community. Occasionally, I get to make a photograph. I have […]

    July 4th, 2014
    July 4th, 2014

    Fourth of July, Rochester, NY.  

    A Day at Stoneybrook State Park
    A Day at Stoneybrook State Park

    On a hot day last week, I went out to Stoneybrook to beat the city heat and to swim in the beautiful Stoneybrook State Park here in NY.   Of course, I took my camera.   I really love it out there.    

    Atheist Dan Courtney – Town of Greece
    Atheist Dan Courtney - Town of Greece

    Tomorrow I will be attending the Town of Greece to record Dan Courtney give the invocation before the Town Board conducts business. Dan Courtney is an atheist who believes that you shouldn’t have to declare what your religion is before engaging with your local government. I made these photographs of Dan while I was out […]

    Family and Graduation
    Family and Graduation

    My family (Father, Stepmother, Brother) came out to visit me for my graduation ceremony at RIT. I never get to see any of them, and I especially never get to see them in my element. So I got to take them out to some places around Rochester and made some photographs of them. I don’t […]

    What We Do Show Exhibition
    What We Do Show Exhibition

    If you weren’t aware I was awarded first place picture story at this years “What We Do Show,” an annual juried exhibition put on by the RIT Chapter of the National Press Photographer’s Association. I wanted to share some of the photographs from the awards ceremony in case you couldn’t be there.