Category Archives: Photography


History in a Light Table

The light table has finally come home where it belongs. This is the light table from the Observer-Dispatch. Back in 1994 when I was Photo Editor at the OD, I had the photo lab redone, […]

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My Top Picks for 2021

It is usually a problem to find photos to add to my year end gallery. The past 2 years I had trouble trying to pick what to pull out because I had too many.  I […]

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My Top Picks for 2020

Oh 2020, what hast thou done. The year, for me, started out with a bang…quite literally.  My first photo of the year of fireworks over downtown Utica was taken within 10 minutes of midnight and […]

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Utica, NY George Floyd Protest

On May 31, 2020 a rally was held in Utica, NY to protest against the May 25th death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. While other protests around the state and […]

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My Top Picks for 2018 & 2019

Below is a variety of my favorite personal, work-related (editorial & corporate) and fun photos from this year…and a few just for the memories. I never did my 2018 picks last year so I threw […]

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Yin. Yang.

Over the past few weeks… I have taken photos ankle-deep in cow dung and then in a medical research clean room. I have photographed in an abandoned, dilapidated factory complex days after shooting in $30 […]

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Time Magazine Cover Exploits the Child…and Photojournalism

The Time Magazine cover photo illustration depicting the sobbing child looking up at President Trump is horribly exploitative of the child. Shame on Time. But just as bad is Time Magazine taking a credible news […]

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My Top Picks for 2017

Below is a variety of my favorite personal, work-related (editorial & corporate) and fun photos from this year…and a few just for the memories. Another year down, looking forward to what 2018 will bring before […]

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Hot Cops, Heaps of Marijuana, & One Memorable Photo

Some people seem to end up in the wrong place at the right time. During my time working at the Observer-Dispatch, I had a knack for ending up in the right place at the right time, […]

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Twenty-something Years Ago I Built My First Web Site

The year was 1997 and a new frontier was well underway. It was a wild west of sort, unchartered territory with limitless possibilities. Back then having a website was not a necessity as it is today, […]

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