Late Friday the President of the United States issued an executive order temporarily banning U.S. entry from seven predominately Muslim countries, temporarily suspending nearly all refugee programs and closing the doors to all Syrian refugees indefinitely. The ban is without consideration of an individual’s visa or residence status, and disregards how far along an 18-24 month vetting process a refugee family has already been subjected. Rather, the President has sent his message directly to an entire group of people and indirectly, most believe, to an entire religion. The answer from the U.S. President is no. Continue reading
On January 21, I went to the Women’s March on Washington to support and defend the equal rights of women, and to photograph the event as part of a photo-documentary book project, UnPresidented: The Inauguration of Donald Trump and the People’s Response. Continue reading
I just rediscovered a treasure trove of raw beach images that I had set aside, including this one from a series of sunset silhouettes.
It has now become an annual tradition. While others in DC race to clear area grocery stores of even a memory of milk and bread, I run to the dog park to get the year’s first images of dogs in the snow. Continue reading
In many ways 2016 was for the birds, but that was not always bad. During 2016 I discovered how rewarding (and how difficult) it is to photograph these fleeting creatures, leading to one of my favorite sunset images (above). It led to my favorite surf image as well… Continue reading