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Yezidi of Iraq

In light of the recent violence by ISIS against the Yezidi minority sect in Iraq, I decided to take a look back at time I spent at the Yezidi Lalish Shrine in 2011 and with the Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga who are now working to rescue the Yezidi stranded on Mount Sinjar. ISIS has uprooted and terrorized this ancient religious community, forcing them to flee into the mountains or face execution.

Yezidi at Lalish Shrine

Yezidi at Lalish Shrine

Yezidi at Lalish Shrine

Yezidi at Lalish Shrine

Yezidi at Lalish Shrine

Yezidi at Lalish Shrine

Yezidi at Lalish Shrine

Yezidi at Lalish Shrine

Yezidi at Lalish Shrine

Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga Army

Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga Army

Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga Army Training Center

Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga Army

Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga Army

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Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga Army

Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga Army Training Center

Iraqi Kurdistan Peshmerga Army

Rock Climbing at C Bluff in Western Maine

View of C Bluff from C Pond in Western Maine

Rock Climbing at C Bluff in Western Maine

Rock Climbing at C Bluff in Western Maine

Rock Climbing at C Bluff in Western Maine

Sunset over C Pond in Western Maine

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C Pond in Western Maine

C Pond in Western Maine

Camping near C Pond in Western Maine

Acadia National Park for Land Rover

I think this was the most open-ended assignment I’ve ever received: “Go to Acadia National Park in a new Land Rover and take photos.” They didn’t even really say I had to photograph the car. I invited two friends and we picked up the car outside Portland and then continued north to Acadia and commenced wandering.

Land Rover in Acadia

Sand Beach, Acadia National Park

Climbers on Otter Cliffs

Sand Beach, Acadia National Park

Land Rover in Acadia

Land Rover in Acadia

View from Otter Point in Acadia National Park

Piers plays the ukelele in Acadia

Land Rover in Acadia

 

What’s the point in having a car that can drive through rivers if you don’t drive it through some water?

Land Rover in Acadia

Packing up after climbing at Otter Cliffs in Acadia

I think this was the first job where I got paid to take pinholes. I have a feeling I’ll get a few more jobs where I’ll be asked to take pinholes for instagram.

Pinhole Photo in Acadia

Pinhole Photo in Acadia

Pinhole Photo in Acadia

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Sticky Buns at Flour Bakery for Travel + Leisure

Sticky Buns at Flour Bakery in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Vote for Showered!

Our short film Showered from the Doc Challenge is competing in the Audience Awards online. Go check out this entertaining little film and give it a vote. We interview people while they shower, what could be better than that?

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