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Browns Training Camp!

Had an amazing time checking out Cleveland Browns training camp yesterday in Berea. There is definitely a buzz surrounding this team and it was great watching Baker, Tyrod, Myles, Jarvis and the team compete while being swarmed by the Hard Knocks crew.

Controlled Burn with Richfield FD

I had the opportunity to shoot a controlled burn training drill with the Richfield and Bath Township Fire Departments. The homeowner wanted to start from scratch and rebuild so the FD was able to get some practice in!

Watching fireflies, deep in the heart of the Allegheny forest

Tionesta, PA–Every year in the woods and along the river banks of Pennsylvania’s Allegheny forest, thousands of fireflies put on a light show for curious spectators, with over 15 firefly species in the area. Many of these species are unusual and unique to Tionesta with the most popular being the synchronous firefly and the Chinese […]

University Hospitals Memorial Service

A difficult story I photographed last weekend for cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer, covering the families who lost their embryos in the UH fertility clinic failure. https://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2018/05/families_mourn_at_service_for.html

Facebook Live from Indonesia

Orangutans share 97% of the same DNA and genetics as humans; but our commonalities won’t protect their precarious futures. With only 60,000 orangutans left in the wild, the sad reality is that they could become extinct within our lifetime. Deforestation, the spread of palm oil and rubber tree fields and forest fires are the most […]

A Silver Lining

A few weeks ago, I entered my photo essay on the Guilin Chinese fishermen to the World Nomads Scholarship competition. Thousands of people entered with the grand prize winning a flight to Myanmar to photograph the Water Festival; under the study of acclaimed Lonely Planet photographer Richard I’Anson. Iā€™Anson was also my favorite Photographer on […]

A Friend in the Avatar Forest

I returned from hiking Zhangjiajie with swollen knees and all I wanted was some ibuprofen and a cold beer. I settled into the one foot tall chair on the hotel patio; which overlooked a rice paddy and centered among the towering peaks. A Chinese family with a young woman, her parents and uncle sat down […]

“Letting Tradition Live” Photo Submission

Attached is my full photo submission to the World Nomads Travel Photography Contest, with the winner receiving a paid for trip to Myanmar under the study of acclaimed photographer, Richard I’anson.

Running Down a Dream

Over the past year, I’ve been considering what it would take to combine my passions into a different career path. A job in a helping field, in a place where I could also take my photography to a higher level. I realized I’d have to leave a solid and comfortable position at CWRU to take […]