click on the image to see more photos from this story LAKE STATION, Ind. — This hard-luck town just south of Chicago is weighing a decision confronting many small and midsize cities with shrinking populations and chronic budget deficits: whether to sell the public water system to a for-profit corporation. From the Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/towns-sell-their-public-water-systems–and-come-to-regret-it/2017/07/07/6ec5b8d6-4bc6-11e7-bc1b-fddbd8359dee_story.html?utm_term=.4ca1cfbba128
The internets are filled with photographers doing “What’s in My Bag” videos and blog posts. I think some photographers like to see what equipment “successful” photographers use because, of course, it’s the gear that will make you a wildly successful photographer. Vision, point-of-view, craft and experience …. way overrated. (Well, a little natural-born talent doesn’t… Read More
I photographed musician Brian Wilson at his home in Los Angeles. The story that the photos were to accompany was a retrospective, a look back at the career of the man who wrote, arranged and produced “Pet Sounds” — considered by many to be one of the greatest albums of all time. Once the… Read More
Dan Rauch is a fisheries and wildlife biologist with the District Department of the Environment (DDOE). Rauch grew up on a farm in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and was exposed to wildlife every day. He is passionate about his job documenting and studying the myriad birds that are found in the District. He lives in… Read More
Not much research has been done on plastic pollution in the Chesapeake Bay. Executive director of Trash Free Maryland Julie Lawson organized a four-day expedition of the bay, bringing together plastic pollution experts, educators, policy advocates, environmentalists and journalists to collect water and sediment samples and study the waterway. 5 Gyres, a nonprofit renowned for research voyages… Read More
Les mains dans les mains restons face à face Tandis que sous Le pont de nos bras passe Des éternels regards l’onde si lasse Vienne la nuit sonne l’heure Les jours s’en vont je demeure L’amour s’en va comme cette eau courante L’amour s’en va Comme la vie est lente Et comme l’Espérance est violente… Read More
Singer and songwriter Tom McBride wrote the songs that evenutually became Morning in Glen Burnie, a modern album steeped in an old-school blend of Americana, blues, soul, pop and rock. You can find out more about Tom here: http://tommcbridemusic.com
Bread for the City and Jen Vaupel are bringing quality health care to thousands of needy in the District of Columbia. Along with medical care, Bread for the City also provides vulnerable D.C. residents with food, clothing, legal and social services in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. Clients pay nothing.
I lived in the Los Angeles area for about 10 years. On the rare cold day when the thermometer would dip to the low 60s it was nice to roll out of bed throw on some shorts and head out to a nearby taqueria (usually only a 45-minute drive via SoCal freeways). There I would often find some… Read More
Erica Prosser and Chebon Marshall wedding at the War Memorial in Washington, DC. Council member Tommy Wells officiates.