Category Archives: blather

december!

Can’t believe it’s December already. This year has been something else. By far my busiest year, and I have some big news to announce later this week.  In the meantime, here’s an overdue and packed photo post. Some snaps from lately: Anyone check out the Leonids a couple weeks ago? We went out to the […]

i will take this old plane to get to you

Wow, how is it almost the end of summer?  It has by far been my busiest yet.  Sorry for the lack of updates; I’ve been working pretty much all month on editorial gigs for Giant, NYLON, Heeb, and Alarm, and with band shoots for Passion Pit, In Cadeo, and Band of Thieves.  I’ve also recently […]

may may may may

I’m a huge nerd when it comes to seeing my own work in magazines. I love it. I guess that’s part of the fun of the photography thing. If you see an Entertainment Weekly with Usher on the cover, open it up and look for the fold-out Revlon ad, open that, and look for my […]

just look at the size of you

Nada Surf positively blew the brand-new roof off of the Music Hall of Williamsburg (formerly Northsix) last night. Two encores. “See These Bones” live was insane. They are simply one of the best bands playing live today. This was one of the few times in recent memory that I haven’t brought some sort of camera […]

keep it simple, stupid.

Neat discussion on  A Photo Editor about portfolio website designs. Thanks to Rory for the compliment. It took me a while to realize that my photography site is NOT the place to showcase my design skills.  I’d been a designer for far longer than a photographer and it became evident over time that photography was […]

who’s got the hookup?

The Burton Archive Collection is making me drool. Two weeks ’til Mount Snow. Bring on the nor’easters.

must be the colors and it must just be the kids that keep me alive on this january night.

Pretty neat things are afoot. For the next two weeks I will be working on a super awesome top secret photo job that is pretty gigantic and will be part of one of the biggest things New York City has ever seen.  Cryptic enough for you?    This cold weather sucks and I would do […]

what lies beyond.

When I was 12 or 13 I explored the woods at the top of the top photograph with a friend. We came to a fork in the path. To the left was a path covered ominously with dead trees, weeds, and other overgrowth signaling that it hadn’t been trodden for some time. The path to […]

thoughts on personal versus professional work.

I recently had a cursory meeting with a prominent photography agent and the following words stuck out at me: “Ideally, your book should have no personal work. You should be able to flip through each page and say ‘I shot this for _____,’ and so on.” This struck a chord. It’s something I’ve struggled with […]

you’ve made it when…

Noah’s video got parodied on the Simpsons. Unreal. Parody. Original. Also: Eli Davis Weiss.