Street Photography Class at UCLA Extension

There is something so pure, so true about street photography. I’ve often told my students that it is the ability to capture the extraordinary in the ordinary, the willingness to see the fluid, layered connections between objects in a frame. It is the randomness that makes street photography so alluring to photographers who, in fractions…

Gas Prices Going Sky High

Gas Prices Going Sky High

Sometimes, an image doesn’t really need words. This was taken yesterday in Los Angeles. California is reeling from a devastating spike in gas prices due to low supply levels and rising costs. Click on the image for more selections. TweetPlease follow and like us:

Surfs Up with Shuttle Endeavor Tour

Surfs Up with Shuttle Endeavor Tour

With a lot of post production work to be done, I went to the beach………… Wanted to see if I could make a cool frame of the shuttle Endeavor on it’s farewell tour. Hearing it was heading down the coast, I thought I’d gamble on capturing a iconic image with a Malibu surfer on a…

SPLC Video looks at Skinheads

I’m proud to have worked for many years now with the Southern Poverty Law Center. You will not find a more devoted organization intent on challenging (in print and in court) the world of hate, inequality and racism. They continually produce award winning publications, films and videos. Many of the informational videos, like this one,…

Summer Time

Summer Time

Summer. It’s the season that separates us from reality, forces us into a lazy existence and calls us into the wild. Summer is finding a place to enjoy, whether it’s a drive on a rural road, skipping rocks or finding a cool respite amid the city’s pulse. Hike, bike, jump, ride, swing, relax. It’s summer……….

The Mariachis of East LA for Der Spiegel

The music, the colors, the vibe of LA draws me in as I make my way down a well known boulevard in Los Angeles, one camera and a small satchel bag hanging from my shoulder. I’m on assignment for Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine in search of the spirit and influence of Latinos in America. It’s…

Occupy Exhibit in New York

Occupy Exhibit in New York

Fovea Exhibit in Beacon, NY             TweetPlease follow and like us:

Occupy Wall Street Book Launch & Slideshow

Occupy Wall Street Book Launch & Slideshow

Anyone in and around Brooklyn should head out on Wed, Jan 18, to catch the book launch for Occupy Wall Street Movement: The 99%: How the Occupy Wall Street Movement is Changing America.” The book is being published by Alternet and includes some great images. The slideshow was curated by my friend and colleague, Nina…

Gender Bending Assignment

Gender Bending Assignment

   As most any photojournalist will tell you, it’s the subject matter that draws us to the profession. And I’m no different. By and large, the subject matter is what makes a job interesting or boring. Meeting new people, exploring new cultures or segments of society with our cameras and learning about new subjects is…

A Warm Winter Day in Yosemite

Anyone who has ever driven to the Eastern Sierras from Southern California has enjoyed the sites so common along Highway 395. The desert turning from scrub brush to volcanic rock, the looming presence of Mt Whitney, the time warp that are the towns of Lone Pine, Independence and Big Pine. These are all a integral…