Oh, News Biz, How Ye Have Changed

When I was a photojournalist at a daily newspaper in New Jersey in the 1980s and 1990s, we had an editorial board and certainly a point of view politically--we were the conservative broadsheet in town compared to the tabloid-sized competitor with their "Page 7 Bikini Girl". There's an old newspaper line, "If it bleeds, it... Continue Reading →

Nobody Photographs Like Me

I make photographs that are uniquely my own. The kind of photographs are not like what you typically see on Instagram or Facebook. Editors have even said that my photos look different than most photos--there's an authenticity to them. They look real. There's an emotional quality to them. I'll take that, that is exactly what... Continue Reading →

The Tech Beat Generation

I coined the “Tech Beat Generation” after searching for a name for the kind of person I am—interested in using tech to create work like photographs, stories and recordings, both audio and video, but tired of being constantly in front of a screen and having a device in my pocket that won’t stop vying for... Continue Reading →

Editorial Truth and Public Trust

While digital photography and technology are here to stay, TRUST is the one thing of utmost importance for news/media companies to maintain as we enter a new world of Deepfakes. [Deepfakes (a portmanteau of "deep learning" and "fake") are synthetic media in which a person in an existing image or video is replaced with someone... Continue Reading →

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