The Dating Ring

Can you believe that 16 women flew from New York to San Francisco to find dates? My agency, Novus Select, found me the assignment with Grazia magazine. The reasoning behind the cross-country dating stems from the fact that Silicon… Continue reading

Nice Genes…

Photos by Deanne Fitzmaurice, National Geographic

 

We live in an era where people are constantly sharing their lives online; what they had for lunch, a photo of their dog, or an inspiring quote. It’s an interesting paradox; while sharing… Continue reading

Holy Hardball

I got an interesting assignment from ESPN the Magazine – Pastor Dean, pastor to Major League Baseball umpires. Who knew umpires had a pastor? Well thinking about it, they do get criticized a lot, and their calls get scrutinized. Now… Continue reading

Kibera photos awarded in American Photography

Several months ago, I spent some time with a film crew in Kenya, shooting stills for an upcoming documentary film, Shifting Ground. During my time in Kibera, the largest slum in Africa, I found myself frequently amazed by the… Continue reading

Hello Dalai

Berkeley, 6 AM. Settled in, camera equipment swept by security, sniffed by dogs. In three hours the Dalai Lama would arrive. I jumped at the chance to photograph the Dalai Lama. I also had to jump out of bed at… Continue reading

Afghan Translator’s Long Road to America

Mohammad finally arrives in the U.S. after 3 years of trying to escape the Taliban who killed his father and kidnapped his toddler brother in Afghanistan. He was a translator for the US Marines and because of that work, he… Continue reading

Keep Church Weird

I was sitting in my seat on board a flight to Seattle waiting to take off when a tall, tattooed woman took the seat next to me. She looked like a punk rocker from Seattle, and I wouldn’t have been… Continue reading

Marriage Equality

San Francisco Magazine   August 2013

I first photographed Joe and Frank Capley-Alfano in 2004 when they were married at City Hall in San Francisco in 2004. Their marriage was later ruled invalid by Prop 8. When they got… Continue reading

B&W, or color?

The Communication Arts Photography Annual 54 has come out, and is full of fantastic imagery as usual. I was happy to have one of my images selected and featured in the editorial category. When submitting, I decided to send in… Continue reading

The Ups and Downs of Photography

The current issue of San Francisco magazine ran a feature I did on the loyalty of the Warriors fan base in the East Bay. While the Warriors are on the up, for some reason I found myself down on the… Continue reading