Monthly Archives: May 2011

interview with Jason Eskenazi, the “best photographer you’ve never heard of” “…Do you think you can come to understand someone through photographs?” “…I can come to understand myself. I’m just using the people. I’m seeing what they mean to me and using them and their situations to better understand my life.” —Jason Eskenazi his photos […]

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ok i know i havent posted in awhile, and i dont want to keep all of my fans waiting…so here we go i have been put on this beat covering a triple murder homicide on thanksgiving day 2006. its two sides of a family, connected through marriage. they are all immigrants from Eritrea. pretty much […]

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i had an assignment earlier today to take photographs of drug dealers hanging outside of a liquor store in west oakland. naturally, stuff like this really excites me. on a surface level, going into the unknown that gets me going…on a deeper level its about putting myself in a situation where i normally wouldn’t put […]

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Had an assignment to take photos at the Annual Oakland Police memorial for the officers killed in the line of duty. It was all really sad just because 51 cops have died since its inception. In 2009, 4 officers were killed in the same day, two execution style. In 1999, one officer was shot and […]

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one for farid

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This will be one of my very few soapbox posts. I had the privilege of shooting an assignment on saturday and widened my outlook on life a bit. It was an society of organ donors event, and 2 families gave few media (me and NBC) the opportunity to photograph them as they met for the […]

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