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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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Why I am using my iPhone More as My Main Camera

Where some see the death of the DSLR, I see different tool in my photographic repertoire I put my beer down and grabbed my iPhone. Approaching the sand dune, I tightened it into the clamp on a miniature carbon tripod. A quick finger touch on the screen launched the default camera app. With a slight […]

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Students Supporting Teachers

While angry, unmasked parents demonstrated against an all-virtual start to the school year because of Covid-19 outside the courthouse in the center of Doylestown, Pa., students gathered peacefully in front of the town’s high school to show their support for the Central Bucks School District’s teachers and staff. These are some of the images I […]

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The Mapmaker of Aqua Firma

A hard copy book version of Atlas Obscura sits on my home office desk. It serves as a reminder — inspiration, really — that the world around us is filled with an amazingness that twenty lifetimes could never experience. Like National Geographic, Outside Magazine, Ernest Hemingway, and Jimmy Buffett, Atlas Obscura feeds my wanderlust. Atlas Obscura featured a photograph […]

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Black Lives Matter Rally for Justice in Doylestown

Hundreds of protestors rallied on the courthouse lawn in Doylestown, Pa., this afternoon in continued support of racial justice. The rally was organized by the student-led organizations Bucks Students Demand Action and Youth 4 Unity. Author: Mike Maney Communication Advisor. Photographer. Former Calvin Klein Underwear Model. Hey, 2 out of 3 ain’t bad. View all posts by […]

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Downstream

I was recently reading an interview with photographer Nathan Landers and it got me thinking: What would my images look like if I stripped them back, if I made them less about trying to achieve visual perfection and more about the story? So I went back into my catalog to give it a shot. This […]

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Made You Think: What I’m Reading This Week

Seven Thoughts on Bruce Springsteen for His 70th Birthday: Springsteen and the E Street Band always play “Born to Run” with the house lights all the way up, an aesthetic decision that feels right even if it’s hard to articulate why.   How I Learned to Cycle Like a Dutchman: “Where are our helmets?” my […]

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La comunità è tutto

Growing up in a small northwestern New Jersey town, I learned early on about what it means to be part of a community — from zone defense parenting to knowing there was always an open door if you needed help, from post game passing the hat for ice cream at Herbie’s to firemen’s festivals straight […]

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Throwback to Cannes

Woke up to see that an old – I mean, OLD – iPhone image I shot and licensed under Creative Commons chosen to help illustrate an article about Huawei on MSN. I shot the image from Mel Gibson’s apartment in Cannes during the 3GSM conference. The company I was working for at the time rented […]