A Look Inside the Costa Rican Prison With Blood-Inked Art

A deafening silence drones through the crumbling buildings of San Lucas Prison, Costa Rica’s infamous Alcatraz. Located on Isla San Lucas, a two-square mile island ringed with pristine beaches and lush jungle, the prison is set in the heart of … Continued


Angkor Wat Photo Essay Featured on WonderlustTravel.com

Hot off the press! A portfolio of my work from Cambodia’s breathtaking Angkor Wat temple system is live on the luxury travel website Wonderlusttravel.com. The images show a different side of the Angkor – delicate bas-reliefs, gorgeous night shots, luscious early … Continued


Beauty in the Mist

A gloomy haze hovered through the Pennsylvania countryside and swallowed the hills and mountains in its milky froth. Fallow fields, glassy roads, a church’s jagged spire and surrounding cemetery blinked in and out of view as the downtrodden clouds brushed … Continued


An Extra Hand in East Harlem

Since its founding in 1958 by the Little Sisters of the Assumption, LSA Family Health Services has woven itself into the fabric of upper Manhattan through providing food, clothing, healthcare, education and social services. A few months back, I spent a … Continued


Surviving Syria (before ISIS)

The thud of a little girl’s head bouncing off the car’s hood was the wake up call that maybe I shouldn’t be in Syria. Years before civil war and ISIS ravaged the country, I took a risk visiting Syria, where … Continued


Helping Hands in East Harlem

I recently shot photos for LSA Family Health Services, a non-profit in New York City working to improve the lives of East Harlem’s underprivileged residents. Since its founding in 1958 by the Little Sisters of the Assumption, the organization has woven … Continued


Deep in the Florida Blues: Part 2

Outside of the Bradfordville Blues Club, flames dance as the fire pit crackles under the inky night’s twinkling stars. Revelers stand around the hot-tub sized blaze, sipping on beers and cocktails while relishing the fried chicken and catfish and French … Continued


Deep in the Florida Blues: Part 1

Deep in the Florida countryside, where moss-choked oak trees slump under the weight of time and chirping crickets echo through the night, the history of blues music lives on. Every weekend, the Bradfordville Blues Club (also known as CC’s) rekindles … Continued