I’m excited to share the photo essay and article I created about Golten marine, Red Hook, Brooklyn’s last maritime repair shop. For the workers, Golten’s closing was more than losing a job. It was losing a family.

The multimedia package is live on Ark Republic.

Ark Republic is dedicated to covering under-explored, under-examined and under-reported stories.

Check out my multimedia project and other stories that explore this issue’s gentrification-themed at www.arkrepublic.com.

And here’s a direct link to the images (without the complementary article) on my blog.


2019 APA Award Winner – Documentary/Photojournalism

The American Photographic Artists recently announced the winners of 2019’s APA Awards Photo competition and one of my images won 2nd Place! The image, titled “A Life Begins” shows a mother and her seven-minute old daughter in a hospital operating … Continued


Roughing it in the Azerbaijani Caucus Mountains

Going through some of my travel writings, I discovered a fun story about traveling to Azerbaijan’s most remote and highest (7700-feet) settlement. Here’s my travelogue: I never thought I’d find it, but i did: heaven on earth, deep in theAzeri-Caucus … Continued


Where Torah and Taxidermy Come Alive

Torah and taxidermy don’t usually flock together, but at New York City’s quirky — and award-winning — Torah Animal World museum, a stuffed zoo comes alive. Located in the heavily Orthodox neighborhood of Borough Park, Brooklyn, Rabbi Shaul Shimon Deutsch’s … Continued


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