I'm an award-winning writer, photographer and web person from Washington, DC.
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Come check out my photo at the 2013 FotoDC Cherry Blossom photo contest opening reception on Thursday, May 23rd from 6:30-8:30pm at Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts (CDIA). The winners, honorable mentions, and some FotoDC favorites will be … Continue reading
DC Shorts Laughs featured local comedians with some of the funniest films from the DC Shorts Film Festival. Short flicks alternated with comics Jon Mumma, Brandy Reece and David Miller from the Funniest Fed competition (yes, there is such a … Continue reading
Each year, The American University School of Communications’ Visions Festival celebrates outstanding student work in the categories of film, photography, broadcast and new media. I was a judge for the short screenplay category. My fellow judges and I selected Pinheads … Continue reading
Digital has taken the guesswork out of photography. After all, you can check the screen of your camera to see if the photo came out. No more wondering if everything is in focus and properly exposed. Even with these advancements, … Continue reading
Lauree Ostrofsky had a brain tumor. Twenty-nine years old and it seemed like her life was over before it had really begun. This brush with mortality was a clarifying moment. She didn’t want a brain tumor – she wanted to … Continue reading
Due to a sequester-related contracting snafu, I get a spring break of an indeterminate length! Hopefully, I will be back to work at the National Weather Service in a week or two. They call it a “gap” as they move … Continue reading
I’ve had two photos recently in Flickr Explore, which selects the most interesting photos from around this photosharing site. Both are mobile pics, taken with my iPhone 5, and edited with the Flickr app. The first appeared in Explore on … Continue reading
What does the brave new world of photography look like? It looks a lot like the DCist Exposed show wrapping up this weekend at Long View Gallery. In an era when digital images are ubiquitous, and everyone has a cellphone … Continue reading
Do I have a photographic vision? Goals? A business plan? No, that would take all the fun out of it. Instead, I am guided by serendipity. I wander about the city taking photos. But I don’t leave everything to chance. … Continue reading