Blog Articles

  1. Sep 30

    The War Photographers showing in LA & Poster

    In Los Angeles, the documentary The War Photographers ran for a week in Noho 7 theatre. The film is now traveling to film festivals. I am honored to be in the film with several of my colleagues, and my photo of this South Sudanese child was used for the poster:…

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  2. Jul 09

    Trilon cover

    Very happy to have the cover photo on Michael Shrieve's new album Trilon!

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  3. Nov 30

    Montreal World Film Festival & L.A. Shorts Fest & More

    The War Photographers (2013) is a film originally produced for The Annenberg Space For Photography in LA, directed by Steven Kochones, and it ran continuously on a huge screen during the LA run of the exhibit WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath. I am honored to be featured in…

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  4. Aug 03

    Corcoran Gallery of Art

    WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath is now showing at The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC! http://www.corcoran.org/warphoto

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  5. Jun 07

    Major Work Anniversary: 30 Years

    I realized today I am celebrating 30 years as a pro photojournalist and documentary photographer, from 1983 - present. My very first paid assignment was for Newsweek in the fall of 1983 after graduating Sarah Lawrence College that spring. Of course I had been shooting longer than that, back to…

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  6. Apr 23

    LA Update

      Dear Family, Friends, Colleagues, Update: LA was amazing!  I was working with The Annenberg Space For Photography as a featured artist in the WAR/Photography exhibit they have up till June,  and am featured with several esteemed colleagues in the companion documentary. The Annenberg Space is a gorgeous palace for photography in Los Angeles,…

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  7. Mar 26

    Los Angeles Magazine, April Issue

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  8. Mar 25

    Blog for Annenberg Space For Photography

    Today's blog post for The Annenberg Space For Photography: http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org/the-shot-blog/girl-and-her-dove

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