Vacation for Sarah and I usually means some sort of insane bike trip. This year came with some career shuffling and schedule uncertainty and we weren't sure we would have the time for an adventure. With less than a month of planning and winter weather impending (or so we thought) we made the last minute call to pack up our bikes, use Amtrak's new roll-on service from Pittsburgh to DC, and ride our bikes back along the C&O Canal Towpath and Great Allegheny Passage.Read More
Help-Portrait is a once yearly event that happens on the first Saturday of December. It is a coming-together of photographers, retouchers, make-up artists, hairstylists, and other volunteers to provide portraits to folks who might not otherwise have the means to get their portrait professionally taken.
Even nearly a week later I’m still trying to process the experience. I met so many amazing folks that I otherwise likely wouldn’t have. Whatever feeling of purpose I derive from photography was fulfilled that day and I’m grateful that I was able to share it.Read More
It's been a tough year, politically, for the city of Pittsburgh. I've admittedly not followed it very closely as I haven't actually lived in the city until recently. I have however met Bill a few times during his campaign for mayor and I am incredibly optimistic for what the future holds for Pittsburgh with him at the helm.Read More
Monday night I received a call from a friend that the Height's Plaza was on fire. I grabbed my camera and drove up the hill. When I arrived part of the roof above the legendary J&S Pizza was damaged but it appeared that the fire was under control. This, unfortunately, was not the case.Read More