Spent grain story in Mountain Living Magazine

I recently wrote the cover story for the August issue of Mountain Living Magazine. I was proud of this story for a few reasons: 1) This is the last monthly issue of the magazine. Beginning Sept. 8, Mountain Living will become a weekly section within the Arizona Daily Sun, replacing our Sunday Arts & LivingContinue reading “Spent grain story in Mountain Living Magazine”

NOLA gallery | 05.23-29

I spent the last week of May visiting my good friend Jelena Gonzalez in New Orleans, Louisiana. I loved exploring the history of the French Quarter, the Mississippi River and Louisiana. One of the most interesting things was learning about how New Orleans and the surrounding area is still reeling from the effects of KatrinaContinue reading “NOLA gallery | 05.23-29”

2018, The year of the portrait

Photography is not my main focus.  I consider myself a multimedia journalist in that I can work in multiple mediums, and I believe my skills line up in the order as follows: written word, audio, photography and video.  One thing I wanted to focus on this year was becoming a better photographer. I wanted toContinue reading “2018, The year of the portrait”

Happy Fourth. America First.

On assignment, I attended Flagstaff’s annual Fourth of July Parade. In the days leading up to the parade, a few friends of mine and I had expressed our feelings of disdain for our country, the ways in which our president and his administration use their powers, subvert the truth and, despite that, seek adulation fromContinue reading “Happy Fourth. America First.”

Trump Rally in Phoenix Draws Heat

President Donald Trump held a campaign-style rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday Aug. 22. Despite the 100-degree heat, thousands of individuals attended the event, with supporters and protesters meeting in the downtown Phoenix area early afternoon Tuesday. The rally comes a week after Mr. Trump’s controversial comments regarding the violenceContinue reading “Trump Rally in Phoenix Draws Heat”

Maine/Massachusetts Photography

Working at Camp Skylemar is a full-time gig. Often, I am unsure of what day it is, as weekends do not exist on camp schedule. On a typical day, we are up by 7am and in bed at around midnight, sometimes later. Despite the long hours, I am thriving, constantly at work which is good,Continue reading “Maine/Massachusetts Photography”

Antelope Canyon/Page Photography – April 30, 2017

I recently took a trip out to Page, Ariz. with Halie Chavez, a friend and coworker at The Lumberjack.  Chavez is the Director of Photography at The Lumberjack and is currently working on her capstone regarding the closure of the Navajo Generating Station and its impact on the citizens of Page. For more on Chavez and herContinue reading “Antelope Canyon/Page Photography – April 30, 2017”