A Letter to Young Men Having Senior Portraits Done (and their parents)

August 20, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
A letter to young men having their senior portraits done: I know you hate it, but, believe it or not, it’s not for you. It’s for the people who miraculously kept you alive for 17 years. The ones that watched your every move from the time you opened your eyes for the very first time until this moment. This is a year of “lasts” and transitions for p...
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Unexpected Pleasures

July 06, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Sometimes the most special moments come when you least expect them. Today, I met a woman at her apartment to take her photograph. When I arrived, she had the table set with ginger scones, and also blueberry scones, in case I didn’t like ginger. There was delicious, hot coffee. She doesn’t own a car, so she walked to the local market the day before...
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Polaroid Love and The Impossible Project

May 14, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
I don’t know what it is about Polaroids, but they always remind me of summer, family vacations, and going to the Jersey shore. I like everything about them. I like that they were instant, in a time when nothing was instant. I like the shape of the image as it whirled out of the camera, and I especially like that there was a perfect place to add wor...
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