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National Aquarium: Earth Day Q&A

National Aquarium: Earth Day Q&A

For Earth Day 2020, I was asked to do a Q&A with the National Aquarium in Baltimore, on their instagram feed. The questions covered travel, photography, and nature. Here are a few of the questions I received from their audience, along with the answers and…

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Washingtonian Magazine: Quarantine Self Portraits Taken by Professional Photographers

Washingtonian Magazine: Quarantine Self Portraits Taken by Professional Photographers

In April this year, I was asked by the photo editor for the Washingtonian if I was interested in sharing a self portrait of life under quarantine. I thought about it for a few days and decided that an authentic look at life at home,…

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Video: Backyard Portrait Photography Tips

Video: Backyard Portrait Photography Tips

This month, I had some fun filming a short portrait photography tutorial with my daughter. It was produced for Lindblad Expedition’s Virtual Expeditions program. If you have a moment and are interest in learning how to take better portraits, please take a look!

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NHTSA: Commercial Photography

NHTSA: Commercial Photography

In the fall of 2019, I worked on a commercial photography shoot in Arlington, Virginia to produce Child Passenger Safety images for NHTSA’s (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) image library. The goal was to help demonstrate proper and improper ways to travel with children in…

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Cox Communications: Commercial Photography

Cox Communications: Commercial Photography

Here are 3 tear sheets from a commercial photography assignment that I worked on in Roanoke, Virginia back in 2018. The purpose of the assignment was to not only showcase the subjects as professional experts, but also to highlight their importance, as valued members of…

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Highlights for Children: Picture This!

Highlights for Children: Picture This!

In May 2016, Highlights for Children magazine published an article called “Picture This”, that I wrote and photographed. The purpose of the article was to teach children how to take better photographs of animals. I used a variety of lenses for the animal portraits, including…

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National Geographic: “In Game of Thrones fans’ pursuit of real-life dire wolves, huskies may pay the price”

National Geographic: “In Game of Thrones fans’ pursuit of real-life dire wolves, huskies may pay the price”

In 2017 I photographed two Northern Inuit dogs named Odin and Thor, more popularly known as Summer and Greywind from the popular HBO series, Game of Thrones. I had been working on an Ireland guidebook at the time, when I received an email from their…

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Washingtonian Magazine: Big Picture

Washingtonian Magazine: Big Picture

This image was published in August 2017 in the Washingtonian magazine’s Big Picture section. It’s an image of my daughter and myself taking photos of each other in between giant sunflowers at Burnside Farm’s sunflower field in Haymarket, VA. Ironically enough my wife gets the…

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NG Traveler Magazine: Antrim Coast Photo Essay

NG Traveler Magazine: Antrim Coast Photo Essay

In August 2017, I traveled throughout Ireland working on an update to the National Geographic Ireland guidebook. Unfortunately, the publishing of the book was placed on hold but a selection of these images featuring Northern Ireland’s Antrim coast, were later published in the November 2018…

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