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Reflections of an American of Palestinian Descent Spurred by Current Photo Series and Events

Most of my life, I felt uncomfortable in my body. Though for months at a time I would have a nice run of okay-ness, by and large I struggled with binge eating and extra weight. […]

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Chinua Achebe

In 1998, in my capacity as photographer, I joined then Howard University professor R. Victoria Arana to visit Nigeria’s foremost author Chinua Achebe at his New York home in the vicinity of Bard College where […]

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Debbie in Central Park 2

Debbie and I returned to Central Park this past September, approximately one year after she was in a near-fatal car accident. For this shoot as with our last, we pursued Debbie’s vision: “What art allows […]

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self-portrait series

Self-portraits features 1960’s and 50’s garments first acquired to celebrate having emerged from aspects of depression after a recent move from New York to Miami where the example and friendship of people helped break old […]

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Debbie in Central Park

These photos from October 2011 in New York’s Central Park are a collaboration with artist Deborah Renee Kaplan. Though I pushed the button in my capacity as photographer, Deborah decided what the camera saw: she […]

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“Pavement” series, Etsy and Overtown

The image above, “concentric circles,” is part of the Pavement  series, a Miami based photographic exploration of abstract art on the sidewalks and streets. When I decided to experiment with photos and screen printing, I chose this image […]

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Refuge in Paint

Wednesday, March 29, a silent auction and panel discussion were part of the opening reception for “Refuge in Paint,” coordinated by Awareness & Prevention Through Art (aptART) and held at the Gary Nader Art Centre […]

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Mercedes Pilates (2)

I was lucky to work with Mercedes Pilates again. Once the shoot began, I was reminded of my contemplations of the expanse. Mercedes is a reformer and mat Pilates instructor. In this gallery she demonstrates a […]

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Ley-Wybenga wedding

Shelly Ley and Eric Wybenga were married in Coxsackie, New York on July 30, 2016. Friends created music for the occasion, which took place amid newly planted, lush gardens, whose flowers decorated tables and signs. […]

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Rachel & Eric

During a weekend of portrait sessions, Rachel & Eric showed up. They were on the cusp of becoming engaged and now they are engaged. Congratulations and all the best to the new couple! Eric is […]