Saharan Dust Gets Tropical, Barbados-Style

Africa’s Saharan Desert winds blow across the Atlantic, carrying dust, ash and biological entities hitching an ocean-spanning ride. Since 1996, Edmund Blades has managed the University of Miami’s Barbados Atmospheric Chemistry Observatory and it’s 17-meter tall tower. Situated on Ragged … Continued


Such Great Barbadian (Saharan) Heights

Africa’s Saharan Desert winds blow across the Atlantic, carrying dust, ash and biological entities hitching an ocean-spanning ride. Since 1996, Edmund Blades has managed the University of Miami’s Barbados Atmospheric Chemistry Observatory and it’s 17-meter tall tower. Situated on Ragged … Continued


Nature Publishes My Sweetest Images Ever

Jagged stalks of sugar cane cover Barbados’s coral rock landscape. As the island’s cash crop, Barbados produced 92,000 tons of sugar in 2021 despite being covered in volcanic ash from St. Vincent’s La Soufrière’s spring eruption. Another harvest will begin … Continued


An Ultra-Orthodox Kinda Love

Weddings offer a glimpse into a culture’s traditions and values. Their ceremony, attire and even location project its understanding of companionship and family. I recently had the opportunity to attend an ultra-orthodox Jewish wedding in New York’s insular Charedi community … Continued


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


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


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


Portraits of Homelessness Overcome

A few weeks ago while shooting portraits for Homefirst, an organization in Plainsfield, NJ that works to keep families from becoming homeless and help homeless families find homes, I felt amazed and humbled at the kid’s perseverance. Homefirst transformed the … Continued