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    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.

    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.

    1st Place “What We Do” Exhibition – BOUND (NSFW)
    1st Place "What We Do" Exhibition - BOUND (NSFW)

    I am happy to announce that I have been selected as winner of the 2014 What We Do which is a photography competition in the photojournalism department at my school, RIT. It such an honor to have been selected and I am so happy to share my work with you all. You can also see […]

    Full Frontal Steve 2.0 (NSFW)
    Full Frontal Steve 2.0 (NSFW)

    For several years now, Steve has entered a photograph of himself, nude, for the annual 6×6 show in Rochester’s Contemporary Art Center. Because of this he’s become a popular entry and acquired “Full Frontal Steve” by the gallery workers. For the past couple of years I have been making Steve’s photograph. Last year, I caused a […]

    Snowy Walk in the 19th Ward in Rochester, NY
    Snowy Walk in the 19th Ward in Rochester, NY

    Yesterday I went for a walk around the 19th Ward, a neighborhood known as one of Rochester’s rougher places. As I walked I was lured by objects that both interact with the environment and also describe a little bit about what this place is like.  

    Out in the Snow
    Out in the Snow

    Today I had a great time going out and making some photographs with my RB67 medium format camera. I was able to make some winter landscapes at Genesee Vaslley Park. Also out in Scottsville I met a family on a farm who built an ice skating rink in their backyard and were skating around, eating […]