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

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Easter at St. Stevan-Dechani Serbian Church

A couple of months ago, as I was looking for a Lenten fish fry to document for the Religious Sounds Project, I stumbled upon the St. Stevan-Dechani Serbian Orthodox Church in Columbus. When I arrived at one of the fish dinners on March 25, I didn’t know anyone, and I… Continue reading  

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Holi

As part of the Religious Soundmap Project, I recently attended a Holi celebration at the Bharatiya Hindu Temple in Columbus. Holi, which marks the arrival of spring, is thought to celebrate fertility, love, and color, and the triumph of good over evil. While I have visited the temple previously, I… Continue reading  

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“Everything in nature is round. We made the squares.”

I spent this past weekend documenting a Native American powwow – the 13th annual Eastern Woodland Native American Celebration in Lancaster, Ohio. Powwows are intertribal celebrations of Native American heritage and culture, as well as educational opportunities for the general public. They evolved from one of the only dance styles… 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