Category: Publications

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Quite a Contrast……………

Its been a while since I posted. The lapse is mostly due to how busy I’ve been. I am part of the creative team at Ability360.  We now publish LivAbility Magazine.  We dropped our 3rd edition last week.  Along the way I found time to photograph the subjects of two of the featured stories.  What…


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In Studio: Amy Van Dyken

Amy showed up and was a riot to work with for this cover shoot. The plan was to first record for a video then our stills. We had set up the night before and to my surprise on arrival, everything had been moved. Very moved. So we slammed it all together the second the video…




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4th Cover of 2014

Its been a good year for covers. I suppose it is an ego thing but with respect to editorial work, its either the cover or who cares. I suppose I’d feel different if Rolling Stone or Sports Illustrated called, but thats my take – today. Renee Tyree is one of those girls who is just…



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Last Minute Cover Shot of Susan Sarandon

Okay, its not Susan Sarandon but I sure see a youthful resemblance. I  got a call on Thursday from an editor of a magazine.  He had a storyline about employment and was seeking ideas to expand the story and that include someone for the cover shot   We discussed maybe 2 other people when I…




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Adaptive Tia Chi Magazine Cover Shot

Very happy to see a photograph of mine used by PN Magazine for their September edition. Erie Chun plays for Team USA Parlympic Wheelchair Rugby team. We see each other at SpoFit quite a bit. So when the magazine editor called and wanted a photo of someone to go with a Tia Chi story, I…




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Wheelchair Access at the ol’ Baseball Stadium

Yet another cover shot that was created in the bottom of the ninth.  I hate to admit it but we literally found our talent (Dan) as we arrived.  This photo was probably one of the first 5 frames.  We then drug him around the entire stadium getting another 100-200 shots of little use.  The reason…




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Joe Delegrave, Paralympic Rugby Player for New Mobility

I’ve gotten to know Joe Delagrave in the course of photographing wheelchair rugby.  He is currently co-captain of Team USA and plays on the Phoenix Heat.   Joe is also employed and has a family.  The combination makes him a rare figure in the PwD world and as such, a good story. One thing I…




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Sex, Relationships & Wheelchairs

Hands down this has been my favorite project I’ve ever worked on.  I had met Kaitlyn a time or two when taking basketball photos.  When New Mobility called about shooting their annual romance cover story I knew she’d be perfect.  And the best part of it all was I had plenty of time to plan…




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Lifestyle Photos of Two Girls Being Two Girls

  Jessica Larsen is a friend who plays just about every adaptive sport I photograph. So we bump into each other a lot.  I mentioned to her that I thought she’d make a good model.  Mom brought her by and we shot some head shots. So maybe three weeks after, an editor called.  I sent…




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SpoFit Opens – Adaptive Sports Center for People with Disabilities

SpoFit opened in November, 2011.  New Mobility editor, Tim Gilmer attended the grand opening.  He must have liked it as he asked I shoot a photo for their cover story.  We talked about it quite a bit and I struggle to get a concept.   I knew I wanted to include Phil Pangrazio, ABIL’s CEO and…