Documentary photographer specializing in coverage of faith and religion.
Based in Columbus, OH

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Fireworks and Midsummer

This was the first Independence Day that I have spent in Columbus, so I was excited to attend my first-ever “Red, White, & Boom” event, an annual festival and fireworks display along the Scioto River. About 400,000 people filled the downtown area last Friday for the show, and it was… Continue reading  

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Fests and Protests

This was a busy weekend in Columbus! As part of my work for the American Religious Sounds Project, I recorded and photographed at two major events in town – ComFest, and a protest by the Westboro Baptist Church. On Friday, the Westboro Baptist Church arrived to picket the Unitarian Universalist… Continue reading  

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Graduation Day

Since moving to Columbus, I’ve had the privilege of working with some of the city’s refugee communities. While volunteering at CMAA Refugee Services, I met my friend Hannah, whose family is originally from Somalia. A few weeks ago, she graciously invited me to attend her graduation from Zenith Academy, a… Continue reading  

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A Look at Faith-Based Education

Earlier this summer, I had the privilege of returning to Faith Builders, a small Anabaptist college near Meadville, Pennsylvania. I’d visited once before in March, when several VisCom students and I participated in “The Story Next Door,” a multimedia workshop focused on documenting the Meadville community. When I visited Faith… Continue reading  

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Architecture