I am FINALLY happy to announce that my new website is LIVE! I can’t even begin to tell you what a labor of love it has been over the last few weeks…months…yeah, it’s been a process If you follow me on Instagram you may know that I was planning on launching last week. That was until I decided I needed to agonize over the final edit for another week. In all seriousness though, after getting some heartfelt, insightful advice from someone I really trust in the industry, I decided to rethink my edit.
Ultimately we decided that my best work…the work with the most heart and most representative of who I am as a photographer was not being prioritized. You’ll definitely find some old favorites throughout the new site, but you’ll also see a lot of never-before-seen work including several documentary projects that I am extremely proud of. You can find some of that work in the new “Stories” section.
Anyway, rather than explain every nook and cranny of the new site, I’ll let you go and explore it for yourself. Thanks in advance for looking and I hope you enjoy it.
For the 4th year in a row I was fortunate enough to be selected to shoot along side some of the world’s best photographers at the Super Bowl as part of the NFL photo team. Let me take a quick moment to thank NFL lead photographer and photo editor Ben Liebenberg for once again inviting to be a part of the crew. My shooting position was on the field in one of the Eagles’ end zone corners. If you saw the game you know that there was a lot of touchdowns scored. As luck would have it, not a single one actual occurred in my corner! That’s just how it goes sometimes. Despite not being super close, I finally had a nice angle on the last touchdown of the game…a spectacular dive (and bobble…and catch) into the end zone by Eagles’ tight end Zach Ertz which proved to be the pivotal score of the game.
After the game my assignment was to photograph the closest quarterback to my position. That just so happened to be Eagles’ quarterback Nick Foles. I was able to find him relatively quickly and stick with him until he made his way up on the winner’s podium. This year’s post-game scrum was noticeably less chaotic than in previous years and I’m not exactly sure why. When I first got to Nick Foles, shockingly there was hardly anyone around him at all. The crowd of NFL personnel and photographers slowly grew but the PR staff quickly isolated Nick away from the majority of the other players on the field. In fact, much to my surprise Tom Brady never made his way over to shake his hand.
Some of my favorite images are the moments Nick shared with his wife and daughter after the game. I know that my wife and two young children are my biggest motivator in life and it’s nice to see that emotion shared with big time professional athletes.