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  1. Keep Cool and Carry a Trumpet

    31 Oct 2014
    Every so often I like to re-visit my subjects from completed projects. Several years ago I did a story I called “Birth of the Cool” (sort of an ode to Miles Davis) about a young trumpet prodigy named Geoffrey Gallante At the age of six, Geoff had perfect pitch and…

  2. Savoring the moments…

    15 Oct 2014
    In September, I traveled to Perpignan, France where my project “The Battle Within: Sexual Violence in America’s Military” was going to be exhibited at the [Visa Pour L’Image photojournalism festival.](http://www.visapourlimage.com/exhibition/6201.do) On the way to the airport, I received a phone call from Whitney Johnson, Director of Photography at New Yorker…

  3. Visa Pour L’Image Exhibition

    25 Aug 2014
    Last summer I was awarded The Canon Female Photojournalist Award 2013 by the Association of Female Journalists (AFJ) for my project, “The Battle Within: Sexual Violence in America’s Military.” Next month the project will be exhibited at Visa Pour L’Image 2014, International Festival of Photojournalism in Perpignan, France, from August…

  4. An Afternoon With Lauren Francis-Sharma

    30 Jun 2014
    It was pouring rain the day I went to photograph novelist Lauren Francis-Sharma at her home in Kensington, Md. I was blessed with yet another great assignment from The Washington Post.  A gracious, attractive woman, Francis-Sharma was knee deep in an interview with Washington Post writer Krissah Thompson when I…

  5. Finally, some outrage…

    15 May 2014
    Earlier this month I asked my social media friends, “where is the outrage?” Several weeks ago, the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram, under cover of darkness, abducted more than 200 teenage schoolgirls from their beds at the Government Girls’ Secondary School in northeastern Nigeria. They have made many chilling threats,…

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