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  1. WWII P-51 Mustang Pilot Captain Robert G. Kurtz

    Date 19 Aug 2014
    When I first began this project back in April, meeting a veteran pilot from WWII was something that I hoped would eventually happen. I’ve always been fascinated by the aircraft used during the war, especially the P-51 Mustang. By chance, I was telling a new friend at a bachelor party…

  2. Photographing the 2014 Washington Kastles Season

    Date 05 Aug 2014
    For the fourth straight year in a row, I’ve had the incredible opportunity of working with the Washington Kastles tennis team here in D.C. I remember sitting on the court during my very first match in 2011, turning to my friend and fellow photographer Rich Kessler, and asking, “Wouldn’t it…

  3. Bike Messengers for The Washington Post Magazine

    Date 23 Jun 2014
    This was certainly one of the more physically demanding projects I’ve ever done, not to mention dangerous. It all started with a simple idea to reach out to any bike messenger that I could get in touch with and ask if they would be willing to sit/stand for portrait. As…

  4. D-Day Veteran Portraits for The Washington Post

    Date 09 Jun 2014
    You may not know this, but I graduated college with a degree in History. Yes, you read that correctly, History. I knew that I never wanted to teach the subject, and everyone would ask what I planned to do with it if not teach. Frankly, I had no idea. Like…

  5. Photographing Anthony Woods

    Date 27 May 2014
    In 2009, my friend Anthony Woods decided to run for Congress in a special election to fill a vacant seat after Rep. Ellen Tauscher became Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security. Without a proper portrait, Anthony asked if I would be willing to photograph his official portrait…

  6. Zbigniew Brzezinski for NZZ am Sonntag

    Date 20 May 2014
    This was the second time I had the pleasure of working with Switzerland newspaper NZZ am Sonntag. After featuring my ‘Sleep in Transit’ project back in December 2013, it’s great to know that they have kept me in mind. I received a call from their photo department asking if I…

  7. Skyler Javier of Native Danger

    Date 14 May 2014
    While not working for the fire department, Skyler Javier is the designer behind the Washington D.C. based clothing line Native Danger. I have known Skyler for a while now, and it has been great watching his growth as an artist. I greatly admire his work and what he has accomplished…

  8. Portfolio Shoot: Modern Corporate Portraits

    Date 07 May 2014
    Originally Published March 4, 2014 I’ve been wanting to update the corporate work on my site and in my portfolio for the past few weeks. I enjoy shooting these types of assignments, but I especially enjoy when I can show my own style in it. I recently teamed up with…

  9. Mike Weber for Government Executive Magazine

    Date 07 May 2014
    Originally Published January 27, 2014 I was recently hired by Government Executive Magazine to photograph Mike Weber who is a Deputy Executive Director at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in Rockville, MD. After talking with the creative team at Government Executive, we agreed on the desired look and got…

  10. ‘Sleep in Transit’ featured in Switzerland

    Date 07 May 2014
    Originally Published December 30, 2013 The week before Christmas, I woke up to an email from an overseas newspaper inquiring about my project ‘Sleep in Transit’. NZZ am Sonntag is a daily paper that is published in Zürich, Switzerland, and they were putting together an article about sleep deprivation. Searching…


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