Barrow Alaska — Five Years Later

April 27, 2015 10:48 am
5 years ago today I landed in Barrow, Alaska with my good friend Rachel. We were there to profile the northernmost city in the United States and you can view the story by clicking here. Below I’ve included some of the behind the scenes from our trip.

Phillip Schultz for The Guardian

March 28, 2015 2:42 pm
In March I had the opportunity to photograph a poet named Phillip Schultz for The Guardian. Mr Schultz won The Pulitzer Prize for his book of poems called Failure. If you have a moment read Tom Lamont’s fascinating piece about failure and its stigmatized place in modern day society. Below are a few of the…

Keiko Ono for Fortune Magazine

March 15, 2015 2:47 pm
The duels over the Benihana restaurant empire encompass nearly a decade, multiple continents, an inheritance feud between the children of the swashbuckling late founder, Rocky Aoki, and his third wife, Keiko Ono Aoki, and a battle between a private equity firm and Ono. They could teach their chefs a thing or two about how to wield…

Vanity Fair Italy: Dubbing Best Picture

February 18, 2015 1:55 pm
A few weeks ago I flew to Rome on assignment for Vanity Fair Italy. I was asked to recreate one scene from each of the 8 films that have been nominated for this year’s Academy Award for Best Picture, using the dubbers who lend their voices for these Hollywood actors we know so well. This assignment…

Catherine Martin for The Guardian

February 7, 2015 12:13 pm
I was honored to have the opportunity for my pictures of Catherine Martin to be a part of this beautiful Oscars portfolio featured in The Guardian Weekend Magazine today. Catherine Martin has won four Oscars: best costume design and art direction for Moulin Rouge (2002), and best costume design and production design for The Great Gatsby (2014).  

Hiroshi Sugimoto for Apollo Magazine

February 1, 2015 12:02 pm
In early January I had the opportunity to photograph one of the greats for Apollo magazine. Hiroshi Sugimoto is a multi-disciplined contemporary artist, best known for his highly stylized photographic series of seascapes, movie theaters, natural history dioramas, waxworks and Buddhist sculptures.

Featured on NPR — The Whittier Alaska Story

January 19, 2015 11:09 am
A few days ago I went to the NPR studios here in New York to be interviewed for a segment about the Whittier, Alaska story on All Things Considered. Two days later my friend, colleague and Whittier partner in crime Erin Sheehy was, too. If you have a moment click here to have a listen.  

The California Sunday Magazine — Whittier Alaska

January 4, 2015 1:27 pm
Today the The California Sunday Magazine published the story that I did in collaboration with Erin Sheehy. You can check it out by clicking here: http://clsndy.co/whittier-alaska Or better yet if you live in California pick up a copy of the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, or the Sacramento Bee. Thanks Jackie Bates and everyone at The California Sunday Magazine.…

Chơn Thành Refugees — Then and Now

December 19, 2014 7:51 am
UPDATE! April 30th, 2015: The New York Times has published this story today, the anniversary of the fall of Saigon: http://nyti.ms/1PWZThz  UPDATE! February 28th, 2015: The Guardian has published this story in their weekend magazine: http://gu.com/p/465nx/tw  This story started 45 years ago on an October afternoon in 1969. An American medic named Bob Shirley and some of his fellow…

Bloomberg Markets — The Lure of Forex

November 17, 2014 9:22 pm
A few months ago I was asked by Bloomberg Markets to photograph some people involved in foreign exchange trading (often referred to as forex). Many compare this type of investing to playing roulette at a casino, but the difference is that forex traders overwhelmingly bankroll their accounts using credit cards. I don’t know much about…

Tibi Holiday

November 8, 2014 10:57 am
This holiday season Tibi took on a darker atmosphere and it made for beautiful pictures – below are just a few from the campaign.

Janet Echelman for Smithsonian Magazine

November 1, 2014 11:02 am
A few months ago I went on assignment for Smithsonian magazine to photograph Janet Echelman for the Ingenuity Awards. The Inginuity Awards issue alone is reason enough to become a subscriber. I’ve always loved this issue because the people featured are almost always surrounded by something that tells an interesting visual narrative all on its…

Italians in Cinema for Marie Claire Italy

September 18, 2014 8:17 am
In late June I travelled to Rome for Marie Claire Italy. The assignment was to photograph the important people working behind the scenes in Italian cinema. Over the last few decades the italian film industry has been in great decline, but in just the last 2 years it’s seen a huge unexpected resurgence. This year…

Tibi Fall — Stony Creek

August 28, 2014 9:41 am
I’ve been collaborating with Tibi for almost 4 years now and it’s always an exciting new experience – each campaign is taken to an unexpected place that somehow gets better each time. This Fall shoot was no exception and it was our very first time working outside of the studio. Tibi’s founder Amy Smilovic decided…

BlackRock for Fortune Magazine

July 29, 2014 10:03 am
In May I photographed the executives of BlackRock for Fortune magazine. Writer Carol Loomis has been on staff at Fortune since 1954 and this was her last article to appear in the magazine. So not only was it an honor to photograph the executives of the world’s largest asset management company, but I’m also proud…

Location Scout in Rome

July 16, 2014 7:29 am
Earlier this month I was in Rome on assignment for Marie Claire Italy. I can’t post the pictures just yet because the story won’t be out for a few more weeks, so instead I want to show you some behind the scenes of the pre production. Location scouting is one of my favorite parts about…

Herb Greenberg for Fortune Magazine

July 3, 2014 9:02 am
Blind since age 10, Herb Greenberg knows what discrimination feels like. After receiving a doctorate in psychology and human relations at New York University, he graduated summa cum laude. He applied for 600 jobs, but after he mentioned his eyesight only three perspective employers offered him interviews, and none of them hired him. So instead…

My Dad and his Dad

June 12, 2014 3:36 pm
Last weekend was my Grandpa’s 90th birthday party and I so glad I could be there to celebrate. Below are a few pictures I took oh him and my Dad.

Tibi Resort 2015!

June 4, 2014 3:15 pm

Popular Mechanics — Building a chair from a single sheet of wood

May 24, 2014 9:20 am
Popular Mechanics is always working on cool stuff and this was no exception. I spent the day with John Heida at the School of Visual Arts here in New York City. His first paragraph in the article explained the story well so I’ll just paste it below. But be sure to check it out in…

Italian Dubbers in The New Yorker

May 14, 2014 4:47 pm
I spent all of January in Rome working on this personal project about the voice actors who dub Hollywood films into Italian. Just a few weeks before arriving I made the decision to not only photograph them, but do it in a setting that was reminiscent to their characters most iconic films. Pictured below are…

Kathleen Hanna for The Guardian

May 13, 2014 1:35 pm
Kathleen Hanna and her band Bikini Kill inspired a generation with their wild, women-to-the-front gigs. Now she’s formed a new group, made a movie – and is looking back on her days as a weed-dealing, part-time stripper with some amazement. Below is an image from my shoot with Kathleen, but be sure to read Emma…

Barbara Ehrenreich for The Guardian

April 21, 2014 2:02 pm
Barbara Ehrenreich is proud to call herself an atheist. But in her latest book Living With A Wild God she recalls how more than 50 years ago she came face to face with something vast, terrifying and unknowable. Could she still call herself a non-believer? Below are a few photographs from my shoot with Barbara…

Boston Marathoner Jody Mattie for Runner’s World

April 15, 2014 11:36 am
A year ago today Jody Mattie ran the Boston Marathon and finished well before the bombs went off. He’s the second victim of the attack who I photographed for Runner’s World. But unlike Dave Fortier, Jody wasn’t hit by the bomb directly. Jody ran the marathon with an awful cold and when he finished his…