Bantam Market: Branding a Fictitious Agricultural Company
When my son, a junior at RISD, asked if I’d come up to photograph his final projects, I didn’t have to think about it long. It would be nice to spend time with him and I welcomed the opportunity to explore Providence further. Wynn had created Bantam Market, a fictitious…
“Crossing the Ohio”: from “The Bike Riders” by Danny Lyon
Bridges of steel and concrete are suspended high above the Ohio River, connecting an endless highway. A young man rides solo atop a Harley-Davidson hard tail, two-wheeled trophy of independence and mobility, unbridled freedom steeped in danger. An iconic image of American counterculture in the 60’s.
Though he is moving…
Flat Rock Apiary: Philadelphia Beekeepers Guild Nuc Program
Beekeepers in both North America and Europe are experiencing high rates of overwintering losses. The reason for this steep decline in bee population, which has become known as Colony Collapse Disorder, remains the subject of much debate. Some factors being considered are pesticides, especially neonicotinoids, infections caused by Varroa and…
On the Map: Editorial Photo Shoot
A few months ago I had the pleasure of photographing Charles Branas for Penn Medicine Magazine. Dr. Branas is a professor of epidemiology and is director of Penn’s Cartographic Modeling Lab. He has been conducting research demonstrating that cleaning up and greening vacant lots reduces violent crime.
I was asked…