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Rose Main Reading Room – New York Public Library 2016

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Coney Island Bound




HAPPY 2016!

Times Square New Years Eve 2013

USO Show Troupe Performing in Times Square

A happy and healthy New Year from Times Square, the heart of New York City

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NYC: People / Places / Spaces



Columbus Circle


A Tribute to Veteran’s


Veteran’s Day – New York City

50/50: Peru



In the 1980s the Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso) was upending the daily life of rural Peru. I was on assignment in the Cusco region during this period, sent with a group to document valuable artwork in remote convents and monasteries to prevent theft. Even though the Urubamba valley was stable there were often military gatherings in the main square of Cusco to put on a show of strength. The scene depicted here is enhanced by the presence of the hat in the center, which strengthens the composition while at the same time juxtaposing the local inhabitant with the often-ineffectual government forces. One wonders what this man was thinking at the time – who was friend and who was foe.

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50/50: Argentina, Austria, Bhutan, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Haiti, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Oman, Panama

Bronx Portraits on NY1

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Valerie Capers: A Portrait

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Bronx Portraits

The show still goes on: Jane Addams HS students get photo exhibit nine years after performing in ‘Grease’ – NY Daily News article