July, 2010

Insomnia

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Oakland, California | 2010

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iPhone No.7

I like looking at buildings.

San Jose Convention Center | July 27, 2010

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In America No. 5

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2010 | 2006 | 2009

Windows and walls.

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Mother Jones Assignment

I recently photographed UC Santa Cruz graduate student Chelsey Juarez in the Stable Isotope Lab on the campus of UC Santa Cruz for Mark Murrmann at Mother Jones Magazine, a new client.  Chelsey has come up with a way of identifying the remains of immigrants who die crossing the US border from Mexico by their teeth.  Here are a few outtakes.

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The First Day of July

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On the first day of July this is what I saw.

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iPhone No. 6

I like to look at buildings.

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Pollan X 2

Every once in a while I’m commissioned to photograph the same person at different times for different clients.  Bay Area writer Michael Pollan is one such subject whom I met and photographed at his home two and a half years apart and most recently this month.  It’s always interesting to solve the same problem twice; same subject, same location and same general request from the client.  Much of Michael’s work centers around food and our relationship to it.  It’s a fascinating subject and he does a terrific job shedding light on a complex issue.  His books are a must-read for anyone who eats food.  You can learn more about it here.

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driving south

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A place I haven’t been before

Woodland, California | July 12, 2010

27 minutes

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iPhone No. 5

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Other Nations, No. 3

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Albino Alligator | Starfish

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marina

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Marina | Berkeley, CA | July 7, 2010

4:54 pm | 4:59 pm | 5:09 pm

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iPhone No. 4

July 3, 2010

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Other Nations, No. 2

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Tule Elk  |  Crow

California Coast

“They are not brethren; they are not underlings; they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time, fellow prisoners of the splendour and travail of the Earth.”
— Henry Beston

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Chaos, No. 2

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Fractal geometry records what happens in the transition zones between order and chaos.  What is revealed is an aesthetic order to the haphazard grouping.

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