Trade magazine photography for Brickstreet Insights featuring nonprofit CEO Mark Ishaug of Thresholds.
After I moved to Chicago in 2003, I started covering a “skinny kid with a funny name.” Now he really wasn’t a kid at that time, but I was a mere 26 years old. I have seen the image in my mirror change and I have seen the man who became our President change as well with each image.
Last night was a fitting and emotional end to a chapter of my life which I will never forget.
Positively Aware magazine and Art director Rick Guasco asked me to create a series of portraits for their September+October 2016 issue focusing on Latinos with HIV. Rick’s instinct was to photograph our subjects in front of Colorful murals in Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood. So after an hour or so of online research, we headed out to the neighborhood to see if what we found in cyberspace would work as backgrounds for our real people.
Positively Aware Magazine Cover Photoshoot in Chicago: Staying in the game, A rugby player learns to overcome obstacles to care and HIV treatment
I photographed the Presidents speech on Immigration last night in Chicago for the international news agency Getty Images, which was surprisingly interrupted by hecklers. After they came at him from very angle his reaction to them was calm and effective.