Investigative Story Reveals Pesticides Around Schools

Investigative Story Reveals Pesticides Around Schools

It was with profound disbelief that I skimmed the rough draft of a story emailed to me by the photo editor of a environmental non-profit. The Food and Environment Reporting Network (FERN) in collaboration with The Nation magazine had asked me to shoot images to accompany a story on the use of toxic pesticides in…

Teaching Tolerance Recognizes Excellence in Teaching

Please take a moment to view the profiles of these two fantastic teachers who were recently recognized by Teaching Tolerance as among the five best teachers in the nation. I was asked to spend a day in their Oregon and Wisconsin classrooms to document their approach to teaching and their thoughts about how to create…

Teaching Tolerance Award Winning Teachers

Teaching Tolerance Award Winning Teachers

        Here are three examples of the type of person our society should hold in high regard. They aren’t reality show stars or entertainers. They are some of the finest teachers in our country. Devoted, passionate and determined to inspire. They don’t make a lot of money, but they make our society…

Sir Ken Robinson for Costco Connection

Sir Ken Robinson for Costco Connection

The editors at Costco did a fantastic job editing and designing the August issue of their lifestyle magazine. Below is the issue with the shoot I did of Sir Ken Robinson, a leading TED speaker, educator and innovator. For those of you who might not know about Sir Ken Robinson, I’d urge you to grab…

East of Eden: The First Tee of Monterey County

East of Eden: The First Tee of Monterey County

East of Eden: The Kids of the First Tee of Monterey County – Images by Todd Bigelow Early in 2011 I was assigned to spend a week amid the fields that dot the central coast in Steinbeck country. It’s a familiar place for me as I’ve come to understand the lives of hard working immigrant…

Behind the Scenes with NBC Sports & Golf Channel

Behind the Scenes with NBC Sports & Golf Channel

Shooting a behind the scenes story can go one of two ways. Either you get the access needed to tell a story, or you get the runaround and get the story the subject wants you to have. It’s a dance that is played out by willing participants who understand each others role. The subject knows…

SPLC Challenges Defense of Marriage Act on Behalf of Gay Veteran

SPLC Challenges Defense of Marriage Act on Behalf of Gay Veteran

  Please take a look at this important video below regarding equality for all who serve in our nation’s military. I met and photographed Tra C-Harris and her spouse, Maggie, for this video. Tracey served our country with honor and pride and is now battling Multiple Sclerosis, a condition the VA attributes to military duty….

Alec Loorz, Teenage Environmental Activist

Alec Loorz, Teenage Environmental Activist

  I don’t care what anyone says about teenagers being apathetic towards life, sleeping until mid day and extolling the virtues of Call of Duty as opposed to Steinbeck. Once you meet Alec Loorz, you’ll change your tune about teenagers. I met Alec about two months ago. I was assigned to photograph Alec to accompany…

Occupy Images Featured by Novus Select

Occupy Images Featured by Novus Select

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My Image in Newsweek: A Look at White Supremacist through FBI Informant

My Image in Newsweek: A Look at White Supremacist through FBI Informant

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