Building Confidence – Showing Confidence

Building Confidence, Showing Confidence Journalists Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, authors of the Confidence Code, sponsored a program by the same name at the Hilton Baltimore this spring. Building confidence in young girls was an underlying theme. The American Business Journals, corporate parent of the Baltimore Business Journal hired me to be the conference photographer…

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Learning Lobbying at a Young Age

SaveW.C. Fields allegedly said he’d never be on the same stage with children and pet dogs. He recognized you can’t compete with kids, not to mention Chihuahuas. So, who better to lobby for children than children themselves. Maryland Family Support Network With that in mind, every year, the Maryland Family Support Network) brings parents, staff,…

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Stealing the Show

Meet tomorrow’s next member of the Maryland House of Delegates. I photographed this little girl on an assignment for the Baltimore Business Journal. She wasn’t the focus of my assignment, it was getting photos of folks like her dad, a Montgomery County delegate and his colleagues. But, she caught my attention and I captured a…

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pet photography

New Dog in Town

There’s a New Dog in Town The best cure for recovering from the loss of an old dog is to get a new one. Give yourself time to grieve and then move on. We moved on with Moo. A few weeks after losing Ginger to an untimely death due to liver cancer, we began to…

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Travels with Ginger

Travels with Ginger — If you own a dog then you know it’s a member of the family. Bill Clinton once advised; if you want a friend in Washington, get a dog. A dog is a man’s best friend isn’t a truism that came from out of nowhere. And, today, of course, a dog is…

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Portrait of Salim

His name is Salim. In Arabic it means peaceful and during my brief encounter with him it fit his disposition. Salim was enjoying a bowl of stew outside of Liam Flynn’s in Station North on a warm fall night. I asked if I could take his photo. I find people fall into two camps when…

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My Photography in the Baltimore Sun

Only a grump would not enjoy the proverbial Andy Warhol 15 minutes of fame. I had mine recently. The Baltimore Sun featured a collection of my street photography on its website. Along with my photos, the Sun posted a video interview with me. I wax and wane about photography but the interview gets to the…

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