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  1. Impromptu portrait of Joel

    21 Apr 2022

    With Buzzi on the AM dog walk. Shot on 35mm film.


  2. Portrait session with Sandy Bailey

    21 Mar 2022

    I had the distinct pleasure to photograph the distinctly awesome singer/songwriter Sandy Bailey in Turners Falls, Massachusetts. These images were shot on film and digital.


  3. Portrait session with Mark Partridge

    01 Mar 2022

    I met Mark Partridge last year (telephonically at least) when he produced a podcast series I was involved with called ‘Your Cancer Story’ (My segment was called ‘Cancer Changes You…..Forevor’.)   Mark is a talented photographer, videographer, musician, and artist as well as my podcast producer, so when the opportunity arose…


  4. Portrait session with Liberty DeVitto

    23 Jan 2022

    Liberty DeVitto was Billy Joel’s longtime drummer, playing with him for 30 years and covering nearly every significant recording of Joel’s career. He is also my dad’s favorite drummer, and one of my first influences when I began playing drums in the early 80’s. I went to see Billy Joel…


  5. Impromptu portrait session with Danny Clinch

    02 Jan 2022

    In all my years of traveling through the state of New Jersey, I had never visited Asbury Park. I was a modest Springsteen fan, but not enough to consider a pilgrimage.  My summers as a child were spent along the shore in Brigantine, but we never travelled very far up…


  6. Portrait session with Deidre Corcoran

    09 Dec 2021

    This was my third portrait session with my friend Deidre Corcoran, a model, photographer, artist, and designer. I adore shooting D, and we have developed a chemistry after a few excellent sessions, either in Western Massachusetts, or recently in Salisbury, Connecticut.


  7. Portrait session with Mister G (Ben Gundersheimer)

    06 Dec 2021

    It was my great pleasure to photograph the wonderful Mister G. (Ben Gundersheimer) on location at his home in Whately, Massachusetts.  Mister G. is a Latin Grammy musician, author, and educator. He has released ten award-winning albums of original music for children and families, including four bilingual (Spanish/English). His 2015…


  8. Portrait session with Joe Henry

    22 Nov 2021

    Joe Henry is a revelation. It was my great pleasure to travel to Portland, Me. where he kindly made some time for me to make some portraits before and during his soundcheck at One Longfellow Square.  Joe Henry is unquestionably one of the major forces in modern American music, even…


  9. Megan and Joseph get married pt.2, 35mm film shots

    07 Nov 2021

    Pt 2, the film scans From the last post, completely applicable to this one;  I had the distinct pleasure to photograph the wedding of Megan and Joseph on location at The South County Museum in Narragansett, RI.  This was wedding as joyful an occasion as I’ve had the pleasure to


  10. Megan and Joseph get married

    05 Nov 2021

    I had the distinct pleasure to photograph the wedding of Megan and Joseph on location at The South County Museum in Narragansett, RI.  This was wedding as joyful an occasion as I’ve had the pleasure to photograph, easily one of my favorites of all time. It could only have been…


  11. Mister G (Ben Gundersheimer) at The Common School

    01 Nov 2021

    We met Ben and Katherine at Whetstone Station  during our weekly family night out in Brattleboro, Vt. Whetstone has been our venue of choice as it  has good grub and drinks, outdoor seating with a fabulous view, and close to the mighty  VCP  where we pay Josh a visit before…


  12. Engagement Session with Jordan and Dylan in Thetford, Vermont

    14 Oct 2021

    I had the great pleasure of photographing Jordan and Dylan in and around Thetford, Vermont, including some time on the New Hampshire side of the river. Many thanks to the folks at Long Wind Farm for letting us wander around the property and also for the fabulous tomatoes. In what…


  13. Engagement session with Megan and Joseph in the Pioneer Valley

    04 Oct 2021

    I had a wonderful time with my soon to be wedding clients, Megan and Joseph, on a little engagement shoot out here in the Pioneer Valley today. They were good enough to come out from north central Massachusetts to my neck of the woods, and we had a fine afternoon…


  14. From the vault: Lockdown portraits at the VCP, Spring 2020

    10 Sep 2021

    Some portraits of Josh, Ethan, and Nate, and Rose photographed on film and digital at the VCP during the lockdown last year. 


  15. Daughter series: photos of Amelia in B&W, at or around our home.

    02 Sep 2021

    Some recent photos of my daughter Amelia, shot at and around our home in western Massachusetts. I used an Olympus Pen F with it’s elaborate B&W controls and an inexpensive TT Artisans 50mm F1.2  for a beautiful look, as well as one shot using my Sigma Merrill DP2.  Other blog…


  16. Portrait session with Mike Edison

    03 Aug 2021

    I had the immense  pleasure to photograph author, musician, and raconteur  Mike Edison on location at his home in the pussy-Catskills last week. Mike and his über-talented wife Christine have settled in Sullivan Cty., NY after a lifetime in NYC, and were kind enough to let me come down and…


  17. Maternity session at Blackstone Gorge

    31 May 2021

    I had the pleasure of photographing Whitney and Brandon at the Blackstone Gorge outside Blackstone, Mass. They are expecting their first child in a few months, and while I don’t do many of these jobs, when I do, I like to shoot medium format film. I think everything looks better…


  18. Portrait session with the Katz family, pt 2.

    11 May 2021

    Another round of shots with the lovely (and talented) Katz family of Haydenville, Mass. Shot on film and digital, Stephen and his son Olin have quickly become favorite subjects of mine. For more information on Stephen, go here:   And my earlier session with the Katz family is here.


  19. Portrait session with Larry in Wentworth, NH.

    09 May 2021

    I had a great session with Larry in Wentworth, NH. Images shot on film and digital, and used for his social media accounts. More of my portrait work can be seen here.


  20. Portrait session(s) with Dave the mechanic, over the years

    11 Mar 2021

    A collection of images of David Rondina of David’s Auto in Leeds, Massachusetts. David is an excellent and honest mechanic, and an accommodating subject as well. Whenever I’m trying out something new, I always experiment on David. Some more portraits can be seen here.


  21. Portrait session with Bill McKibben

    18 Feb 2021

    I had the distinct pleasure of photographing the author, educator, and environmentalist Bill McKibben at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton, Vermont. I’ve been a huge fan of Mr. McKibben since reading ‘Long Distance’, his memoir on a year of dedicated Cross Country Skiing, and have subsequently read…


  22. Portrait session with Stephen Katz (and family.)

    15 Jan 2021

    I met up with Stephen Katz while on a walk with our dog Violet. He lives in a way-cool house just off the trail where I like to go on walks, and I knew only super interesting people could possibly live there. Turns out I was right. Stephen is a…


  23. Impromptu portrait session with Chuck at the bridge

    07 Jan 2021

    I met Chuck while out photographing the wintery terrain in and around the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts. He was doing a mid-winter ride in full cold weather gear, and he just looked too cool not to photograph Shot on 35mm film at the Bardwell’s Ferry Bridge in Shelburne Falls,…


  24. The Pioneer Valley in mid-winter

    03 Jan 2021

    Photos from a day traveling in western Massachusetts, in and around Montague, Leverett, Williamsburg, Conway, and Shelburne. More shots like this can be seen here.  Images shot on 35mm film and digital.


  25. Portrait session with Mark Synnott, Jackson, NH.

    21 Nov 2020

    I had the great pleasure of photographing the legendary Mark Synnott at his home in Jackson, NH. I had been trying to arrange a shoot with Mark for a long time, and while he was extremely receptive he is also extraordinarily busy! It all worked out as I was able…


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