Around 10:20 pm on a Friday night my phone rings with a number displaying on my caller ID I never saw. Reluctant to answer and against all the will in my body, curiosity won again. I answered the phone, looks like I landed and a spot for a photo assignment for publication. The assignment was … More Trails of The Past
A great photographer and mentor of mine who shall remain nameless. Once told me he follows a couple rules while taking pictures. 1. Don’t take photos of homeless people (in a certain negative regrard) 2. Ask to take photos of people before you do. 3. Don’t take photos while drunk. Rules were made to be … More Finding Your Own Light
In 2004 a young mom and her two sons 1&2 died in a fire that took place here. The fire ripped through 5 row homes, leaving over 18 ppl seeking shelter. The other day while in my old neighborhood I saw that this house, which was once a home was being torn down, after 10 … More Rest in Peace
I walked right by you, ignoring your plea for help or spare change while wearing $200 pair of sneakers. It’s easy to not be concerned with something you never experienced yourself or just don’t care about. “Ignorance is bliss”. “How easy we forget”. Quotes and phrases I heard during my adolense but didn’t understand what … More Ignorance is Bliss
After shaking hands with another photographer after wrapping up a short meeting about my first solo show. I grab my Nikon and hit the streets making my way home. My Jordan 3s jump off the curb trying to beat the storm clouds that are coming in. The crash of thunder in the sky is motivation enough … More Therapy 6/1/2017
As I patiently wait for the train’s next stop, you can hear the conductor over the speaker “next stop New York Penn Station”, I feel like i’m home. As soon as I get off the train you can feel the energy of the city like a snowball to the face. Pounding the concert in my … More Hello Brooklyn
For the last 2 years one of my best friends has been trying to get me to come out to Austin, Texas. This year I decided to take him up on his offer. SXSW
Something was pulling at me. I don’t know if it was my guilty conscience of karma catching up to me or trying to bring joy out of random people to lighting the weight of depression off of my shoulders. I felt obligated to give back some how or some way to less fortunate individuals I come … More Happy Ending?
Back on a chilly Sunday, in late November.
Boom!!! Just like that, it’s a new year, and a car accident just took place 10 feet away from. I’m going into the year with no hangover and unfortunate events going on around me. 2017 seems promising. My bred 1’s keep moving from the scene of the accident, before I’m totally noticed and asked that … More New Year