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One Act, A Lifetime of Memories

I went to the Millrose Games at Madison Square Garden when I was in high school. Had my camera bag with me. Saw a press pass on the ground. Picked it up. Tied it to my bag. And with all the confidence of a teenager, started following the other photographers heading toward the track. The […]

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Goodbye, 2021. Hello, 2022.

Another year, another…well, another something. Right? Without further ado, highlights from these past 365 days navigating a global pandemic. Let’s see, where to start. Well, there were a couple of bucket list-level things that happened in 2021. For starters, a portrait I created during an on-site assignment in Basel, Switzerland, flashed on one of the […]

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Family & Friends

The Work We Do, The Lives We Live

My daughter was a Dr. Who fan. One day she said, “Dad, you need to watch this episode.” What unfolded on the screen — three and a half minutes of thespian magic — is, perhaps, the most emotion-inducing scene in television history. Even more emotional than the finale to MASH. It’s a gut-punching reminder that […]

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Photography

Out and About Along the Back Roads of Bucks County

Saddle season on the East Coast. When the remnants of late season snowstorms melt into the warming ground of spring. I took the Subaru Outback — my new post-pandemic, let’s-go-on-an-adventure vehicle — for a gallop around the back roads of Bucks County, Pa., at the end of the day. These are a few of the […]

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Photography

2020 in Photos

I present to you my 2020 in photographs — an escape from the modern day version of “The Stand” we’re living in.

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Photography

16 Photographers Who Inspire Me

The photographers who inspire and challenge me to be a better photographer and human.

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Photography

Before and After: Autumn fashion shoot

The last couple of weeks have teetered between the last gasps of autumn and the onset of winter. The mid-Atlantic leaves have dropped from their branches. Reds, yellows, and oranges have drained from the leaves. Blue skies have desaturated into grays. And the ongoing pandemic has crushed the studio shoot dreams for many photographers. Bring […]

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Our Responsibility to Do the Right Thing

My mom and I were talking on the phone this afternoon. I was in the car driving to provide photojournalistic cover for one of the local activist organizations staging a sit-in to support a local business under fire from the Republican Party for the owner’s public support of the Black Lives Matter movement. She told […]

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Pint of View, Episode 2

Episode 2 of the future Emmy-nominated “Pint of View,” wherein Eric Norlin and I drink a(nother) beer, discuss the explosion of content, and offer up some recommendations on what to add to your Netflix and Substack queues.

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Tech

Pint of View, Episode One: Eric & Mike Drink a Beer

Episode 1 of the future Emmy-nominated video podcast series, “Pint of View.” Or, as Eric and I refer to it, “Mike and Eric Drink a Beer and Argue About Stuff.”