Joslin Simms in Field of Sunflowers
Joslin Simms in Field of Sunflowers

Joslin Simms, mother of Ray Simms, shot and killed in 2005. Personal work.

Cat Photographer in Durham North Carolina
Cat Photographer in Durham North Carolina

Stickers. Personal work.

Kurt Cobain Bridge Aberdeen
Kurt Cobain Bridge Aberdeen

The Young Street bridge in Aberdeen Washington, where Kurt Cobain used to hide and sleep and write music as a teenager. Personal work.

  Under the Trump administration, documented immigrants with green cards but also petty felony records could be deported. One such Vietnamese refugee, and his pregnant wife, for The New York Times.

Under the Trump administration, documented immigrants with green cards but also petty felony records could be deported. One such Vietnamese refugee, and his pregnant wife, for The New York Times.

Neon portraits of The Mothership in Durham
Neon portraits of The Mothership in Durham

Katie DeConto, Megan Jones, and Krista Anna Nordgren, run The Mothership, a feminist co-working space in Durham, N.C. It's mission is to build a culture of radical acceptance, rather than valuing ideas, people, and businesses based on their scalability and profit potential.

Buffalo Crossing the Road in Yellowstone
Buffalo Crossing the Road in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park. Personal work.

Smart insulin patch
Smart insulin patch

Dr. Zhen Gu, a medical researcher best known for his smart insulin patch, for STAT Magazine.

Mass Shooting in Ravenel, South Carolina
Mass Shooting in Ravenel, South Carolina

The neighborhood kids at Ravenel Mobile Home Park, the sight of a mass shooting in Ravenel, SC. For VICE.

beard culture portrait
beard culture portrait

Beard contest, Raleigh, N.C. for INDY Week.

Gentrification in Durham
Gentrification in Durham

Thomas and Jo Ann in the home they shared for 16 years, before a developer bought it and evicted them. They struggled to find stable housing for months afterwards. According to a 2017 CBS news report there were 10,000 #evictions in Durham, North Carolina from June 2016 to June 2017, primarily affecting low and fixed-income African American and Hispanic renters in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods. #Durham also has an acute affordable housing shortage. Eviction often leads to homelessness and alcohol or drug dependency. From an ongoing portrait series.

National Audubon Society Annual Report Cover
National Audubon Society Annual Report Cover

National Audubon Society annual report, 2015.

Wood Thrush in a Mist Net
Wood Thrush in a Mist Net

Wood Thrushes in North Carolina for The National Audubon Society.

Portrait of Wyatt Dickson PICNIC DURHAM
Portrait of Wyatt Dickson PICNIC DURHAM

PICNIC Barbecue's Wyatt Dickson and his two custom-built pig smokers. For The INDY Week.

Jessamyn Stanley covered in paint yellow background
Jessamyn Stanley covered in paint yellow background

Jessamyn Stanley for SquareSpace #EqualPayDay campaign. 

Body Positive Yogi Jessamyn Stanley
Body Positive Yogi Jessamyn Stanley

Jessamyn Stanley for SquareSpace #EqualPayDay campaign. 

Narcan Heroin Harm Reduction Winston-Salem
Narcan Heroin Harm Reduction Winston-Salem

Colin Miller poses for a twilight portrait at Green Street Church in Winston-Salem, NC. The church houses The Twin City Harm Reduction Collective, a needle exchange and narcan distribution center for addicts, which he helped found after years of struggling with addiction.

Ballantyne developer Ned Curran Bissell CEO
Ballantyne developer Ned Curran Bissell CEO

Ned Curran, CEO of Bissell, developer of Ballantyne, for The Wall Street Journal.

Sunset over East Durham North Carolina
Sunset over East Durham North Carolina

Durham, N.C. Personal work.

Duke Fuqua School of Business Bill Boulding
Duke Fuqua School of Business Bill Boulding

Dr. Bill Boulding, Dean of the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. For The Wall Street Journal.

Portrait of Katelyn Read The Voice
Portrait of Katelyn Read The Voice

Musician Katelyn Read for The Mothership.

  A singed and melted American flag at the   Orange County North Carolina Republican Party outside there their firebombed campaign office in Hillsborough, N.C.

A singed and melted American flag at the Orange County North Carolina Republican Party outside there their firebombed campaign office in Hillsborough, N.C.

Portrait of Exorcist Bob Larson
Portrait of Exorcist Bob Larson

Bob Larson, exorcist. For The Sun UK.

Appalachian landscape with dog
Appalachian landscape with dog

Spring at Saddle Mountain, Sparta, N.C. for INDY Week.

 A middle-school student in Raleigh, N.C., gazes out a school-bus window on March 31. Wake County, like other districts around the U.S., has been struggling to recruit and retain bus drivers amid a national decline in unemployment and rise in wages. For The Wall Street Journal

A middle-school student in Raleigh, N.C., gazes out a school-bus window on March 31. Wake County, like other districts around the U.S., has been struggling to recruit and retain bus drivers amid a national decline in unemployment and rise in wages. For The Wall Street Journal

Same Sex Marriage in Durham Portrait
Same Sex Marriage in Durham Portrait

Karen Wade and Kelli Evans together for 17 years, and their 3-year-old triplets Evan, Emma and Grady in Durham, N.C. Personal work.

Portraits of Jessamyn Stanley
Portraits of Jessamyn Stanley

Jessamyn Stanley, body-positive black-girl-magic yogi. 

Portrait of Jessamyn stanley
Portrait of Jessamyn stanley

Jessamyn Stanley, body-positive black-girl-magic yogi. 

Jessamyn Explains It All
Jessamyn Explains It All

Promo shoot for Jessamyn Stanley's, body-positive podcast "Jessamyn Explains it All" in Durham, NC.

James LaPorta Portrait Marines United
James LaPorta Portrait Marines United

James LaPorta, a former Marine sergeant, now freelance journalist who has been reporting on and tracking the Marines United nude photo scandal. For The New York Times.

Joshua Redman Jazz Saxophonist Thelonious Monk
Joshua Redman Jazz Saxophonist Thelonious Monk

A 4-photo in-camera multiple exposure of Joshua Redman playing with the Ethan Iverson Trio during the Monk@100 festival, celebrating what would have been Thelonious Monk's 100th birthday, at the Durham Fruit and Produce Company in Durham, NC. For The New York Times

Oval Park in Durham July 4
Oval Park in Durham July 4

July 4th at Oval Park in Durham. Personal work.

 Spoons allegedly bent by the mind. Durham, N.C.

Spoons allegedly bent by the mind. Durham, N.C.

 Left: Tobacco blooms near Wilson, N.C. Right: Catherine Crowe, 23, and Sintia Castillo, 24, who work with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (Floc), which advocates for tobacco pickers in eastern North Carolina. For The Guardian.

Left: Tobacco blooms near Wilson, N.C. Right: Catherine Crowe, 23, and Sintia Castillo, 24, who work with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (Floc), which advocates for tobacco pickers in eastern North Carolina. For The Guardian.

Pit BBQ Durham
Pit BBQ Durham

The Pit Authentic BBQ in Durham for The New York Times.

  After the drug raid, Durham. Personal Work.

After the drug raid, Durham. Personal Work.

Fireworks over Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Fireworks over Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Durham, N.C. Personal work.

Street Preachers in America
Street Preachers in America

Sheryl Bostic is consoled by Dean Padgett as a crowd gathers at the intersection of Taylor Street and Alston Avenue. Kwame Smith guards Dean's cross. Sheryl's mother Doris had passed away the night before and she was stricken with grief. “The greatest sin is doing nothing, it’s the greatest selfishness of all,” he says of people who are indifferent to the plight of others.

 Joslin. Personal work.

Joslin. Personal work.

Portrait of Dr. Ricky Bloomfield DukeHealth
Portrait of Dr. Ricky Bloomfield DukeHealth

Dr. Ricky Bloomfield, MD, Director of Mobile Technology Strategy
and Internal Medicine Pediatrics Physician at DukeHealth. For Getty.

Halloween in Durham North Carolina
Halloween in Durham North Carolina

Elijah Helms, 4, dressed as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Leonardo, and Z'Dayvia Holloway, 7, dressed as Snow White, posed for portraits in Southside Durham.

Johnny Mercer Pier Wrightsville Beach Wilmington
Johnny Mercer Pier Wrightsville Beach Wilmington

Johnny Mercer Pier at Wrightsville Beach. Personal work.

 Des Ark for She Shreds Magazine.

Des Ark for She Shreds Magazine.

 Champagne dress. Durham, N.C.

Champagne dress. Durham, N.C.

Mount Airy NC Mayberry
Mount Airy NC Mayberry

Mount Airy, N.C., also known as Mayberry in the Andy Griffith show. For Education Week.

  Indies Arts award-winning dancer Leah Wilks in Durham, for INDY Week.

Indies Arts award-winning dancer Leah Wilks in Durham, for INDY Week.

 The Watts-Hillandale July 4th Parade in Durham. Personal work.

The Watts-Hillandale July 4th Parade in Durham. Personal work.

 Mass shooting victims' graves. Ravenel, S.C.

Mass shooting victims' graves. Ravenel, S.C.

  Sarah Shook, bartender at The Cave in Chapel Hill, N.C. for INDY Week.

Sarah Shook, bartender at The Cave in Chapel Hill, N.C. for INDY Week.

  Soumya Gade, 15, a talented local badminton player, has Olympic dreams. For INDY Week.

Soumya Gade, 15, a talented local badminton player, has Olympic dreams. For INDY Week.

Portrait of Rapper King Mez Raleigh
Portrait of Rapper King Mez Raleigh

Rapper King Mez in Raleigh, NC. For The INDY Week.

Joslin Simms in Field of Sunflowers
Cat Photographer in Durham North Carolina
Kurt Cobain Bridge Aberdeen
  Under the Trump administration, documented immigrants with green cards but also petty felony records could be deported. One such Vietnamese refugee, and his pregnant wife, for The New York Times.
Neon portraits of The Mothership in Durham
Buffalo Crossing the Road in Yellowstone
Smart insulin patch
Mass Shooting in Ravenel, South Carolina
beard culture portrait
Gentrification in Durham
National Audubon Society Annual Report Cover
Wood Thrush in a Mist Net
Portrait of Wyatt Dickson PICNIC DURHAM
Jessamyn Stanley covered in paint yellow background
Body Positive Yogi Jessamyn Stanley
Narcan Heroin Harm Reduction Winston-Salem
Ballantyne developer Ned Curran Bissell CEO
Sunset over East Durham North Carolina
Duke Fuqua School of Business Bill Boulding
Portrait of Katelyn Read The Voice
  A singed and melted American flag at the   Orange County North Carolina Republican Party outside there their firebombed campaign office in Hillsborough, N.C.
Portrait of Exorcist Bob Larson
Appalachian landscape with dog
 A middle-school student in Raleigh, N.C., gazes out a school-bus window on March 31. Wake County, like other districts around the U.S., has been struggling to recruit and retain bus drivers amid a national decline in unemployment and rise in wages. For The Wall Street Journal
Same Sex Marriage in Durham Portrait
Portraits of Jessamyn Stanley
Portrait of Jessamyn stanley
Jessamyn Explains It All
James LaPorta Portrait Marines United
Joshua Redman Jazz Saxophonist Thelonious Monk
Oval Park in Durham July 4
 Spoons allegedly bent by the mind. Durham, N.C.
 Left: Tobacco blooms near Wilson, N.C. Right: Catherine Crowe, 23, and Sintia Castillo, 24, who work with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (Floc), which advocates for tobacco pickers in eastern North Carolina. For The Guardian.
Pit BBQ Durham
  After the drug raid, Durham. Personal Work.
Fireworks over Durham Bulls Athletic Park
Street Preachers in America
 Joslin. Personal work.
Portrait of Dr. Ricky Bloomfield DukeHealth
Halloween in Durham North Carolina
Johnny Mercer Pier Wrightsville Beach Wilmington
 Des Ark for She Shreds Magazine.
 Champagne dress. Durham, N.C.
Mount Airy NC Mayberry
  Indies Arts award-winning dancer Leah Wilks in Durham, for INDY Week.
 The Watts-Hillandale July 4th Parade in Durham. Personal work.
 Mass shooting victims' graves. Ravenel, S.C.
  Sarah Shook, bartender at The Cave in Chapel Hill, N.C. for INDY Week.
  Soumya Gade, 15, a talented local badminton player, has Olympic dreams. For INDY Week.
Portrait of Rapper King Mez Raleigh
Joslin Simms in Field of Sunflowers

Joslin Simms, mother of Ray Simms, shot and killed in 2005. Personal work.

Cat Photographer in Durham North Carolina

Stickers. Personal work.

Kurt Cobain Bridge Aberdeen

The Young Street bridge in Aberdeen Washington, where Kurt Cobain used to hide and sleep and write music as a teenager. Personal work.

Under the Trump administration, documented immigrants with green cards but also petty felony records could be deported. One such Vietnamese refugee, and his pregnant wife, for The New York Times.

Neon portraits of The Mothership in Durham

Katie DeConto, Megan Jones, and Krista Anna Nordgren, run The Mothership, a feminist co-working space in Durham, N.C. It's mission is to build a culture of radical acceptance, rather than valuing ideas, people, and businesses based on their scalability and profit potential.

Buffalo Crossing the Road in Yellowstone

Yellowstone National Park. Personal work.

Smart insulin patch

Dr. Zhen Gu, a medical researcher best known for his smart insulin patch, for STAT Magazine.

Mass Shooting in Ravenel, South Carolina

The neighborhood kids at Ravenel Mobile Home Park, the sight of a mass shooting in Ravenel, SC. For VICE.

beard culture portrait

Beard contest, Raleigh, N.C. for INDY Week.

Gentrification in Durham

Thomas and Jo Ann in the home they shared for 16 years, before a developer bought it and evicted them. They struggled to find stable housing for months afterwards. According to a 2017 CBS news report there were 10,000 #evictions in Durham, North Carolina from June 2016 to June 2017, primarily affecting low and fixed-income African American and Hispanic renters in rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods. #Durham also has an acute affordable housing shortage. Eviction often leads to homelessness and alcohol or drug dependency. From an ongoing portrait series.

National Audubon Society Annual Report Cover

National Audubon Society annual report, 2015.

Wood Thrush in a Mist Net

Wood Thrushes in North Carolina for The National Audubon Society.

Portrait of Wyatt Dickson PICNIC DURHAM

PICNIC Barbecue's Wyatt Dickson and his two custom-built pig smokers. For The INDY Week.

Jessamyn Stanley covered in paint yellow background

Jessamyn Stanley for SquareSpace #EqualPayDay campaign. 

Body Positive Yogi Jessamyn Stanley

Jessamyn Stanley for SquareSpace #EqualPayDay campaign. 

Narcan Heroin Harm Reduction Winston-Salem

Colin Miller poses for a twilight portrait at Green Street Church in Winston-Salem, NC. The church houses The Twin City Harm Reduction Collective, a needle exchange and narcan distribution center for addicts, which he helped found after years of struggling with addiction.

Ballantyne developer Ned Curran Bissell CEO

Ned Curran, CEO of Bissell, developer of Ballantyne, for The Wall Street Journal.

Sunset over East Durham North Carolina

Durham, N.C. Personal work.

Duke Fuqua School of Business Bill Boulding

Dr. Bill Boulding, Dean of the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. For The Wall Street Journal.

Portrait of Katelyn Read The Voice

Musician Katelyn Read for The Mothership.

A singed and melted American flag at the Orange County North Carolina Republican Party outside there their firebombed campaign office in Hillsborough, N.C.

Portrait of Exorcist Bob Larson

Bob Larson, exorcist. For The Sun UK.

Appalachian landscape with dog

Spring at Saddle Mountain, Sparta, N.C. for INDY Week.

A middle-school student in Raleigh, N.C., gazes out a school-bus window on March 31. Wake County, like other districts around the U.S., has been struggling to recruit and retain bus drivers amid a national decline in unemployment and rise in wages. For The Wall Street Journal

Same Sex Marriage in Durham Portrait

Karen Wade and Kelli Evans together for 17 years, and their 3-year-old triplets Evan, Emma and Grady in Durham, N.C. Personal work.

Portraits of Jessamyn Stanley

Jessamyn Stanley, body-positive black-girl-magic yogi. 

Portrait of Jessamyn stanley

Jessamyn Stanley, body-positive black-girl-magic yogi. 

Jessamyn Explains It All

Promo shoot for Jessamyn Stanley's, body-positive podcast "Jessamyn Explains it All" in Durham, NC.

James LaPorta Portrait Marines United

James LaPorta, a former Marine sergeant, now freelance journalist who has been reporting on and tracking the Marines United nude photo scandal. For The New York Times.

Joshua Redman Jazz Saxophonist Thelonious Monk

A 4-photo in-camera multiple exposure of Joshua Redman playing with the Ethan Iverson Trio during the Monk@100 festival, celebrating what would have been Thelonious Monk's 100th birthday, at the Durham Fruit and Produce Company in Durham, NC. For The New York Times

Oval Park in Durham July 4

July 4th at Oval Park in Durham. Personal work.

Spoons allegedly bent by the mind. Durham, N.C.

Left: Tobacco blooms near Wilson, N.C. Right: Catherine Crowe, 23, and Sintia Castillo, 24, who work with the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (Floc), which advocates for tobacco pickers in eastern North Carolina. For The Guardian.

Pit BBQ Durham

The Pit Authentic BBQ in Durham for The New York Times.

After the drug raid, Durham. Personal Work.

Fireworks over Durham Bulls Athletic Park

Durham, N.C. Personal work.

Street Preachers in America

Sheryl Bostic is consoled by Dean Padgett as a crowd gathers at the intersection of Taylor Street and Alston Avenue. Kwame Smith guards Dean's cross. Sheryl's mother Doris had passed away the night before and she was stricken with grief. “The greatest sin is doing nothing, it’s the greatest selfishness of all,” he says of people who are indifferent to the plight of others.

Joslin. Personal work.

Portrait of Dr. Ricky Bloomfield DukeHealth

Dr. Ricky Bloomfield, MD, Director of Mobile Technology Strategy
and Internal Medicine Pediatrics Physician at DukeHealth. For Getty.

Halloween in Durham North Carolina

Elijah Helms, 4, dressed as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Leonardo, and Z'Dayvia Holloway, 7, dressed as Snow White, posed for portraits in Southside Durham.

Johnny Mercer Pier Wrightsville Beach Wilmington

Johnny Mercer Pier at Wrightsville Beach. Personal work.

Des Ark for She Shreds Magazine.

Champagne dress. Durham, N.C.

Mount Airy NC Mayberry

Mount Airy, N.C., also known as Mayberry in the Andy Griffith show. For Education Week.

Indies Arts award-winning dancer Leah Wilks in Durham, for INDY Week.

The Watts-Hillandale July 4th Parade in Durham. Personal work.

Mass shooting victims' graves. Ravenel, S.C.

Sarah Shook, bartender at The Cave in Chapel Hill, N.C. for INDY Week.

Soumya Gade, 15, a talented local badminton player, has Olympic dreams. For INDY Week.

Portrait of Rapper King Mez Raleigh

Rapper King Mez in Raleigh, NC. For The INDY Week.

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