Boston reportage, travel, and adventure photography and filmmaking
photographer and filmmaker based in Boston, Massachusetts

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Starting 2014 Off Right

Boys with toys on New Year’s Day: Hanging out with Molly Ferrill at her house in Temple, NH. Bundling up Zizi against the cold: It was a great place to get snowed in.

Photographing Snowflakes

One of my favorite books growing up was Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin. Wilson Bentley sets up an ingenious microscope camera setup in New Hampshire and Vermont and and is one of the first (and probably the most prolific) person to photograph and show the immense diversity and geometry of snowflakes. Bentley is 100% committed […]

Plum Island Dune Erosion

Since March, my friend Casey Atkins has been working on her BU Photojournalism Master’s Thesis on the impact of dune erosion on Plum Island and invited me along to help film interviews with homeowners on the island. I’m a huge fan of barrier islands and flew over Plum Island and Crane Beach for a geomorphology […]

Crokinole Championships

Piers MacNaughton, my roommate and housemate since sophomore year at Groton, has been hosting the Northern American Crokinole Championships since 2008. We were lucky enough to have the tournament in our house on Spring St. in Somerville for the second year in the row and brought in the best competition from far off places like […]

Winter Slowly Comes To Somerville

Winter is oozing into Somerville very slowly and with lots of wintery-mix days. I’m not really a 32 and slushy kind of guy, I like a solid foot of snow and 15 so I’m hoping for real winter to come soon. There are an insane quantity of bathtub Marys around Somerville.