2007 August

26 Aug '07


National Geographic Portfolio

Here’s a selection of the photography I published in National Georgraphic Magazine, on assignment for more than 20 years.

How fast time flies…

Thanks to Pamela Chen who wrote the music.

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China, mon amour

Sunday’s New York Times hit my doorstep with a major package on China’s pollution crisis, headlined with a huge photo stretching across 4/5 of the top front page.

What caught my eye was a prominent notice under that Chang Lee … Read More

22 Aug '07

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Leaping into Digital

August means another installment of the Leaping into Digital class at the Maine Media Workshops in Rockport, Maine. Designed for people who want to jump from silver based film to digital media. The class worked hard and this week I’m … Read More

19 Aug '07


Breathtaking: a wow multimedia story

I’m still struggling with how to bring all the pieces of a story together powerfully in an interesting multimedia format online. Here’s a great story from the Toronto Star: great images, a tightly written story piece so beautifully voiced (by … Read More

16 Aug '07


Just talkin: my Adobe Podcast

I love talking with interesting people. Last week I had breakfast with George Jardine, a very cool guy from Adobe who helped design Lightroom. We met at one of my favorite restaurants in NYC and talked about a few things … Read More


One fun thing about my trip to Italy was the contrast. In Sant Anna in Camprena where I was staying, there was no internet access and cell phones only worked in a far off corner of the property. So … Read More

05 Aug '07


Photography in Modern Times: same as it ever was.

Last month in Rome, I visited Paolo Pellegrin’s Broken Landscapes, an excellent exhibition at Museo di Roma in Trastevere.

It’s a retrospective of sorts, work from 1995-today by a still young photographer who seems to have won every major journalism … Read More