Archive for the 'PJ/VJ News' Category

Tiny Planets…just having fun…and selling gallery wraps!!!

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Tweet OK, I know, all my serious photog friends (and apparently I’ve many, especially the journos and doc peops) have asked politely and even not so, that I please, please, not do this any more–They’ve related it to the first time someone got ahold of a fisheye lens (we’ve all seen that) or the first […]

Dump studio session

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

Tweet We spent the day at the dump in El Tejar near La Antigua. Many of my students have been documenting the families that work here for the past week and I wanted to give something back to all of them. Amazing how gracious they were with us. They were all so determined to do […]

The God’s Child Project – ’tis the season

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Tweet I wanted to take opportunity to promote a wonderful cause that does so much good. I’ve been lucky enough to witness it first hand for the past 6 years and we are headed back this March to continue our partnership.  The God’s Child Project is the NGO (non-governmental organization) that we work with for our […]

The Guy the Most Interesting Man in the World dreams about

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Tweet Seriously, Just one of my stellar X students from VJ following a long and stately list of grads that have shot with us.  After mentoring them all year I know them very well. He’s one of the Best of the Best.  His PJ/VJ work is on another level. Check him out here: .  We’ve […]

Ben Fernandez tour de Hoboken

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Tweet I I was lucky enough to meet a true living legend of photography, Ben Fernandez ( and mentor to my friend, Michael Hintlian. We have a Visual Reportage Workshops gallery show hanging in Ben’s Almanac Gallery in Hoboken for the next several months. Listening to Ben’s stories and enjoying the hospitality he and his […]

Blowing off a little steam playing big brother and sister

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Tweet After almost a week spent traipsing through the Guatemalan countryside and hoofing it around Guatemala City we spent the day at an orphanage in Patzun about 2 hours from La Antigua. It was great for the students to let off a little steam as they hugged the kids, played soccer with them and, of […]

VR Workshop: Guatemala 2011

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

Tweet Taking workshops are a great way to grow as photographers and as people but teaching workshops, like our Visual Reportage Workshops, takes this to a whole other level of personal enrichment. For the past 5 years we’ve been working with The Gods Child Project documenting some of the social issues facing Guatemala. Our relationships […]

Sarah & Noah Getting Married – Happy New Year

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Tweet The year that was ended the same way for us at DMPJ as the previous year with a gorgeous, snow covered New Year’s Eve wedding celebration for two beautiful people.  Mozoltov to Sarah and Noah–what a great way to begin a life together. It is one thing I really push for in the colder […]

Garbage Day is every day!

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Tweet I have written and re-written this entry at least 5 times each time trying not to sound like Sally Struthers or that guy that looks like Trapper John (maybe he is Trapper John) on late night TV info-mercials. Here goes number six and I don’t think I’ve made any progress, but maybe it is […]

Feeding my Soul

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Tweet I’m headed back to a tiny Mayan village in Guatemala where my family and I visited this past summer during our summer roadtrip from Boston to El Salvador. You can read all about our adventure at We knew we wanted to help them, especially this group of midwives that became dear to my […]