In the past I’ve done written retrospectives on years of my life. This year I decided to change it up and post images. This was weirdly not easier. Below are 50 of my favorite photos that I shot this year, some for work, some for fun, all for the pursuit of artistic progress. Enjoy.
Pitt recently held a European Festival celebrating international culture replete with Irish dancers, fencing from the Society for Creative Anachronism, and many colorful booths. These are some of the photos I shot from the event, one was featured on the back page of Pitt Chronicle.
Last month I photographed an immersive exhibition at Pitt that recreated the experience of being disabled or oppressed for students in attempt to broker understanding. Here are some of the photos from Boxes & Walls, the article that accompanies them can be found online at Pitt Chronicle.
Every year Pitt Chronicle features several outstanding seniors for their graduation issue. This year I photographed six brilliant students, their stories and photos can be found at http://www.chronicle.pitt.edu/issues/2016-05-02
I’ve been doing a lot of portraiture lately. These shots are from a headshot session I did for a young actress. Nikki was fantastic in front of the camera, I’m sure she will go on to do great things.
Recently the University of Pittsburgh launched a new ‘Creativity Center’ in the basement of the bookstore on Fifth Ave. I was on hand for the groundbreaking party where there was a surprise flash mob, people drawing on the walls, and Chancellor Gallagher and Provost Beeson broke ground by being the first to splatter paint on…
These photos were shot for the 3/29/2016 issue of Pitt Chronicle. The accompanying article can be found here: http://chronicle.pitt.edu/story/center-mindfulness-and-consciousness-studies
During Pitt’s International Week in November, I photographed a festival to celebrate the unveiling of the newest nationality room: the Korean room. Some of these photos, and others from International Week were published in the December 7, 2015 issue of Pitt Chronicle and can also be found online here: http://www.chronicle.pitt.edu/story/vibrant-campus-embraces-diverse-cultures