Today is my father’s birthday and I want to wish him the best day ever. He deserves it. My father is an educator, an athlete, a coach and a leader. He is the rare man who loves the White Sox and Puccini and I will never forget him going from sitting in front of the […]
Spent some time walking around North Tacoma on Friday evening near my friend’s home. I saw families in their yards, mothers with strollers, and kids on skateboards. Then I saw James. James had a long board and a cigarette hanging out of his mouth. “I’m gonna do it”, he said to his brother Nick. “Call […]
Driving my way across the country from Chicago to Seattle – shooting what I can out the window without killing myself. Here are some photos from Minnesota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Montana. As I drive, I am already missing some of my favorite people and photographers. Tamara Bell , Rob Hart, Joel Lerner, Jason Brown, Allison […]
Happy Mother’s Day to the most beautiful woman I know. (your dad found some great light)
One of the main reasons I have always loved Bruce Springsteen is that he had a conflict between romanticizing/loving home and needing to leave it behind. I left home and moved to Chicago about 15 years ago, but I have always needed to keep it near. My parents and many of the neighbors I grew […]
When I was young, one of my best friends was Allen. Everyone always laughs at me for talking about the “good old days” in the 70’s. But this truly was a time where kids ran free throughout the neighborhood, knocked on doors and said ” Can so and so come out and play?” Allen was […]
When Michael Jordan was a big star in Chicago, I understood everyone’s craze to a point – but I didn’t seem to care as much as a lot of Chicago fans. Now that I shoot sports I’ve come to appreciate them – more so when I find a personality. I care when I start to care about a person rather than a bunch of stats. Then I “get it”.
Three years ago I saw Joakim Noah in the hallway and I thought “who is that fascinating creature?” Then I found out his nickname was Stick-Stickety and I was hooked. To me, he is the coolest player to watch and to shoot.