I spent last night photographing the Deerhunter show at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta for Rolling Stone. My work is usually hopelessly bound to color, and the only monochromatic palettes I tend to gravitate towards are not that of gray. The editor suggested not to shy away from black and white when she sent along the [...]
I am very pleased to be included in the Magenta Foundation’s Flash Forward 2013 Census of Emerging Photographers along with a great list of young talent. To see the full list, and read more about the organization and their upcoming photo festival in Boston, go here.
Education Week sent me to document a practice with the HEAT, a wheelchair basketball team outside Atlanta under the supervision of Mike Phillips, Gwinnett County Public Schools Coordinator for Adapted Sports. Phillips, who helped me get access for the shoot setup, acted not only as a coordinator, but equipment repairman, practice partner, and so [...]
My wife and favorite collaborator, Kendrick Brinson, and I were recently commissioned to spend two days photographing the town of Greensboro, Alabama where over a quarter of the population receives Social Security Disability benefits. The assignment was essentially to build a cast of characters, and capture the feel of the town in [...]
I photographed actress Erica Hubbard on set during rehearsal for her upcoming play titled Liberty for Lydia. Hubbard portrayed a historic account of an African American slave in this period piece, which took place on March 9, 2013 at Kimball Theatre in Colonial Williamsburg. It’s an interesting dilemma and debate between the need for [...]
When The FADER calls, you know you are in for an interesting shoot. You also normally know you’re in for something authentic as this predictor-of-what’s-next craves images that feel real and fresh. The publication normally impresses upon the artists that you want a look into their real life and not another trite image of [...]
For the ongoing fitness series in The Wall Street Journal, I photographed former Top Chef competitor Chef Richard Blais in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park. Blais, whose restaurants include HD-1, Flip Burger Boutique, and The Spence, demonstrated a technique he utilizes entitled fartleking – a method of training which blends continuous training with interval training. Blais [...]