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 …

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 ManeyCommunication Advisor. Photographer. Former Calvin Klein Underwear Model. Hey, 2 out of 3 ain’t bad. View all posts by Mike …

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 …

Jooj

Feels like forever ago that Jooj and I started building out her modeling portfolio. We’ll get back to it post-apocalypse, but thought I’d feature one of my favorite shots from our last studio session.  After our first shoots — firsts for both of us — Jooj signed with Joy Talent Agency. You may have seen …

Shark Bait

The sea turtle munched coral 10 feet below me. I had kicked my way into the channel where the reef separated. The calm surface of the water betrayed the omnipresent current heading out to the dark blue of the Pacific. Located on north shore of the Hawaiian island of Kauai, Tunnels Beach is recognized as …