Journal

American Alpine Club Dinner
March 2014

The American Alpine Club is a non-profit organization for alpinists and rock climbers that recognizes achievement in the sport and also promotes safety in alpine adventures. The northeast chapter of the AAC has annually hosted social events, climbing meet ups, and a fancy fundraising gala...

Nepal
February 2013

In 2013, I traveled to Nepal for ten days as part of a scouting trip for NatureScapes.Net, the photography company I was working for at the time. The goal of the trip was to allow me to see various parts of the country in as short a time as possible to determine if the photographic opportunities, in country amenities and services, and existing infrastructure could attract and support a group of American photo-tourists in the country...

Ecuador Mountaineering
January 2013

In 2013, I went to Ecuador with my friend Andrew and students from Johns Hopkins University in hopes of doing some high altitude mountaineering. Prior to the trip the highest I had ever been was 11,542 feet when crossing over Hoosier Pass on my cross country bike trip in 2009, and the only "mountaineering" I had done was a winter ascent of Mount Washington the year before...

New England Forestry Foundation
July 2011-April 2012

During my final year of grad school, I snagged a paid internship with the New England Forestry Foundation as a photographer. I originally was given a six month contract to photograph their forests and document the work that they do, but after a less than stellar fall foliage season, my contract was extended to allow me more time to capture images of nature in its beauty throughout the seasons...

Costa Rica
March 2012

I traveled to Costa Rica as part of my Tropical Ecology and Conservation field studies class while enrolled in the Master's program in Environmental Studies at Antioch University New England...

One Day in Vernon
February 2012

The small rural New England town of Vernon, Vermont is home to an aging nuclear power plant. Vermont Yankee, nestled on the banks of the Connecticut River, first opened its doors to power production in 1972 with its 40 year contract set to expire March 21, 2012...

Frame of Mind Haiti
February 2012

In February 2012, I had traveled to Haiti with the now defunct non-profit, Frame of Mind, to observe and participate in one of their youth photo education projects as part of my research for my Master's project on how participatory photography programs could be used to engage young people with nature...

Reconnecting the Rio Grande Valley
March 2011

I helped create this short film, Reconnecting the Rio Grande Valley, as part of my participation in the 2011 North American Nature Photography Association College Program in McAllen, Texas.

The natural environment of the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV) has largely been lost due to fifty years of intensive agricultural and urban development...

Winter Walk in Saddle River County Park
February 2010

My favorite thing about winter is how pretty it is - I just love the way everything looks covered in a fresh coat of white snow. The problem with winter is getting around. I don't even mind the cold so much, but usually when the snow is fresh and the most photogenic is when the roads haven't yet been plowed...

Bike Trip Across America
June-September 2009

Spring of 2009 came around and I was frustrated with my job, my long term relationship was coming to end, and I felt like I needed a fresh start. So when one of my coworkers asked me to join her and a few others on a bike trip across the United States, I said "Sure, why not?" and signed myself up...

NSN Chincoteague Meet-Up
November 2007

NatureScapes.Net used to have a pretty vibrant Mid-Atlantic Chapter, and the chapter leader would coordinate meet-ups at various locations where NSN members and forum participants could just meet-up, hang out, and shoot together...

2006 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships
March 2006

In college, I took photos for my school's Sports Information Office and when The College of New Jersey served as the host for the 2006 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships, I got a handed a press pass and given a closer than front row seat...