Episode 3 - Batouly, 2020

I met Batouly Camara two years ago on the campus of the University of Connecticut. In this episode, the activist, entrepreneur and former UConn Basketball player, reflects on her life and faith and how it has led her to become a leader who empowers girls through basketball and sports.

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Episode 2 - Mckensi and Patrick, 2021

Years ago, I started photographing with a large wooden 8 by 10 view camera. It's basically a big camera on a tripod.

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Episode 1 - Russ, 2016

Welcome to PhotoPhonica! A new podcast that explores the sound behind photographs. I would call myself a people photographer and a visual storyteller.

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Gioia, 2021

Last night President Joe Biden gave a speech that marked the one year anniversary of the country shutting down due to the coronavirus. It was beautifully written and a real tearjerker.

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Waiting for The Social Network, 2010

I started writing this post a year ago, in April, as the numbers of Americans lost to the pandemic hit 50,000. This week, it hit ten times that number.

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Representative Ted Lieu, 2020.
Commission for NPR

I have photographed Ash Wednesday for over 20 years. I believe there is a special insight in returning to something year after year.

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Trump, 2000

I photographed Trump for Fortune in January 2000, almost 21 years to the day of him reluctantly leaving office tomorrow. Mentioning his stubby fingers in the first paragraph, writer Jerry Useem, made him sound like a power-grubbing brat with questionable net worth.

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Mary Anne MacLeod Trump, 2000

Mary Anne MacLeod Trump, Commission for Fortune, 2000. Doesn’t all of this we are living through prove that time travel is not possible because if it was, someone would have most certainly come back from the future to warn us by now? Way back in 2000, when Donald Trump’s political aspirations were still seen largely as a joke, I was commissioned by Fortune Magazine to photograph a feature on the real estate developer.

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Luana and Allison, 2008

Luana and Allison, 2008. From the series, Asilo.

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