Sunday, June 16, 2013


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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Face Mask

Several face masks throughout the football season. None of which were called for a penalty.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Recent Singles

World War II veteran Dutch Van Kirk, 91, of Stone Mountain enters the stage prior to speaking to students from Wesleyan School in Norcross. Van Kirk of the Army Air Force served as the navigator on the Enola Gay, the B-29 Superfortress that dropped “Little Boy” an atomic bomb over Hiroshima, Japan.

Aimee Copeland, 24, of Snellville makes her first public appearance after contracting the flesh-eating bacteria that claimed her left leg, right foot and both hands. Aimee is escorted to the Snellville Town Green by her father Andy Copeland where she greeted the community with her positive attitude which many claimed as inspirational.

Student Cameron Chalmer, 15, lets the white faced capuchin therapy monkey named Dr. Irving sit on his head and shoulders at Mill Creek High School during a social event for the Best Buddies Club in Hoschton. The Best Buddies Club at Mill Creek consists of 15 students with special-needs known as Little Buddies and about 50 student mentors known as Big Buddies.

Former Brookwood football player Justin Lansford, 23, has recently recovered from a life-threatening injury while serving in Afghanistan as an Army Infantryman is honored prior to the Brookwood and South Gwinnett football game in Snellville. Lansford is welcomed home by Brookwood coach Tom Jones' wife Linda Jones, right, along side his family and friends. Lansford who has been promoted to sergeant lost his left leg from a roadside bomb back in April.

Atlanta Braves Chipper Jones gives a high five to Aidyn Reid, 4, of Waverly Hall during the fourth annual celebrity softball game benefiting the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville. Reid who was diagnosed with a cancer called Sacrococcygeal Teratoma, has a paralyzed stomach and has had his last four vertebrae removed is beside his mother Dora, center and the founder and CEO of the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research Dean Crowe. 

More Portraits...

Eyasu Minas Woldekirkos, 29, of Gondar, Ethiopia poses for a portrait, touching the scars that remain after his recent triple heart valve replacement surgery performed by cardiac surgeon Dr. David Langford at Gwinnett Medical Center on Nov. 1. Prior to the surgery Eyasu could barely walk due to his faulty heart valves.  

North Gwinnett senior Ehvann Holland of Sugar Hill practices every day with his teammates, but due to his religion he can't play football on Friday night. Holland a Seventh Day Adventist rests or takes part in worship from sundown Friday until sundown Saturday.

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

High School Football Portraits

The Gwinnett Daily Post features the top six football athletes in Gwinnett County prior to the season.  Below are the portraits I made of the "Super Six" players.

Grayson running back and defensive end Robert Nkemdiche has committed to play for Clemson next season. Nkemdiche is rated the No. 1 college football prospect in the country.

Archer defensive lineman Antonio Riles has committed to play for the University of Florida next season. 

Central Gwinnett linebacker Trey Johnson has committed to play for Auburn University next season. 

Norcross senior Alvin Kamara is one of the nation's top recruits and is ranked as the state's No. 1 running back by

                                                                     Here is how it looked in the newspaper.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Philly Faces

Ever since I became a professional photographer it has been a goal of mine to photograph the Philadelphia Phillies. I reached this goal this past weekend. Once standing behind my camera I flipped an internal switch from a diehard Phillies fan to a professional unbiased photojournalist. Surprisingly, it was much easier to flip that switch then expected. With that being said, I think people who choose this profession because of the access we get to events are in this career for the wrong reason. I love meeting new people and sharing their stories through compelling photographs. Below are a handful of generic images I made of the struggling Phillies squad. Time to set more goals...