I’d applied to art school on a whim, but these books gave me a reason to be there
Reflecting on a few lessons that help me endure as a photographer
When a portrait sitting at the State Department doesn’t go smoothly
“I believe photographers already know how to be filmmakers, they just don't know that they know”
What’s your favorite lighting style?Over the last three months, I've shared several portraits and lighting diagrams, most of which use a Rembrandt-style lighting technique. For man…
For this set of portraits of fighter pilots, I gave them one instruction and little else
Behind the scenes of my recent collaborative portrait project with migrants
On a recent assignment I surrendered the control of capture to migrants in Mexico
I channeled the work of Edvard Munch in these portraits of Covid long-haulers
"I thought being gay was wrong, I didn't understand my sexuality, I had to go away and find it”.
A conversation with Hoda Afshar about photographing refugees
Reflecting on metaphor when photographing climate change