Category Archives: dance

04/30/16: smokers’ detritus #9 – kaitlyn/caitlin

I’ve been having problems with my old 24-105mm lens. It has been completely rebuilt and works well with most of my cameras. All was good until Canon gave me, really, gave me a 1Dx camera body for free. My older … Continue reading

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04/26/16: smokers’ detritus #8 – shen wei dance arts

I’ve always been registered as in independent. Ive always thought it was stupid I couldn’t vote in a New York Democratic primary but it never seemed important until this year. I believe Hillary Clinton could be one of the best … Continue reading

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04/23/16: smokers’ detritus #7 – soleil acevedo

I first connected with Soleil Acevedo on Facebook. I believe it was before she shaved her head but I’m not exactly sure. I do know I took notice of her new look when I saw a photograph of Soleil taken … Continue reading

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04/03/16: smokers’ detritus #5 – caitlin trainor

04/16/16: It seems none of my days go as planned. Lately it’s been this way too often. I was excited to shoot Carmen Salta and Caitlin Trainor together, first for my Intimate Portrait project and then out in Central Park … Continue reading

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03/31/16: smokers’ detritus #4 – natalie at brighton beach

I needed a day out of the city and away from the computer. Brighton Beach has become my go-to place for an afternoon of meditation and peace. I love picking up food from the Russian buffet at Brighton Bazaar, having … Continue reading

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03/26/15: smokers’ detritus #3 – jackson heights

Today day began in an unusual way, but that’s what I expected. I’ve just come off three months of intense work, publishing the 7th issue of VISION (my dance art magazine) and photographing two weeks of Paul Taylor’s dress rehearsals. … Continue reading

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alyssa forte: rescued from the void

02/04/16: photographer’s note It’s difficult to put the Intimate Portrait photographs into words. How does one explain a shoot where I’m sitting on a half-naked model for three hours while wearing only a t-shirt and shorts. When I’m away from … Continue reading

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08/25/15: natalie

Photographer’s note: The Intimate Portrait project has evolved over the past few years into a series of photographs of ever increasing emotion, passion, trust, sensuality, meditation, and peace. They have become very physical out of necessity. I have learned over … Continue reading

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