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…

The Food on our Plates

The Food on our Plates

In the world of journalism, it’s well understood that timing is a great asset. Time the story right and it will often receive more attention. A poorly timed story will languish in the background of a world of information overload. With Thanksgiving, the end all holiday for food, upon us the Southern Poverty Law Center…

What Exactly Do You Do?

What Exactly Do You Do?

I always get a laugh from the quizzical look on peoples faces when I tell them I’m a “photojournalist.” Sometimes it’s like announcing you are a neonatal geophysicist. The long, drawn out “Ohhhhh” is the first clue they have no clue. Once the standard, “I take photos for various magazines and publications” is explained, I’m…