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
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
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
I love walking in DC. On Monday after work, I stopped off at Macy’s and then walked home, taking a little detour to go by the White House. It was darker than this photo appears and the absence of light … Continue reading
What do the life of Steve Jobs and photographers have in common? Find out in Steve Jobs: Life Lessons for Photographers, a new post on my Steve Jobs – Life Lessons blog. I’ve been fascinated by how much creative people … Continue reading
This is the new L St bike lane – also called a cycletrack, according to WABA. I took the photo with an iPhone 4, right around sunset, before editing it in the great new Flickr mobile app. I’ve come to … Continue reading
14th St is rapidly becoming lined with condos and apartments. Where once stood a KFC and other low-rent retail establishments, another new building rises. Shot with an iPhone 4 and edited in the Flickr mobile app. The photo also appeared … Continue reading
The more interesting the work, the less it pays – that’s the rule I uncovered in 2012. It’s the reason why technical writers are paid well (you want to write a help guide for Sharepoint?) while film reviewers are paid … Continue reading