Category Archives: Photographer

Self-assignment – photographing in my neighborhood – artist JoJo Fekwa

I photographed JoJo Fekwa last week who is a painter who has set up in a small park just a block over from where I live in Washington, DC.  JoJo is originally from Cameroon and speaks six languages fluently. That is correct – SIX! – they are English, French, Spanish, and three tribal languages from […]

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Self-assignment – my 77 year old downstairs neighbor, Martin

Continuing with photographing people that live and work in my neighborhood.  About three weeks ago, I was heading out the front door where I live and the elderly black man, who lives in the basement apartment came to the gate of his front door. He mumbled something to me, I got close and asked him […]

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Recent Tear sheet – Wharton Magazine

I recently received this tear sheet in the mail from a photo assignment I did for the quarterly publication Wharton Magazine. Wharton is the alumni magazine of The Wharton School and is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school […]

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Vivian Maier – A riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.

A Vivian Maier self-portrait – September 10, 1955 – New York City I saw some of Vivian Maier’s work for the first time this spring. Her photography was discovered posthumously by a young historian while he was researching a book on Chicago. He acquired Vivian’s negatives while at a furniture and antique auction. From what […]

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