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In 2001 I took a road trip across the United States. Since then I made a plan to travel to every state, in some cases specifically visiting states (such as this trip to North Dakota) for no other reason than to check them off my list. In September of this past year, I finally had […]

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As I mentioned in a previous post, I am fascinated with architecture and history. I love walking into a space and wondering what had been there previously, imagining how a place looked years, decades, and in some cases centuries prior. There is a scene at the end of the Scorcese film Gangs of New York that shows […]

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Barber shops are an odd institution. The concept of a man walking into a barber shop in order to kick back, relax, pontificate about sports or some other innocuous topic while getting a haircut or a shave, seems like something borrowed from a simpler time in America. A time when things moved slower and there […]

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Back in June of this past year, I had the opportunity to shoot Susan Corbett, the wife of Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett at the Governor’s mansion in Harrisburg Pa. The shoot was a fashion shoot for Philly Style magazine. The governor’s mansion is beautiful and to someone like me, who is obsessed with both architecture […]

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The second half of our road trip around the interior of Alaska found Rose and I traveling from Fairbanks down to an abandoned copper mine called Kennecott located in the remotest possible part of St Elias-Wrangell National Park. I will be writing quite a bit more about Kennicott as well as a few other stories […]

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