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Two River Rescues in Two Weeks

Heavy rainfall in mid to late June meant high water levels in rivers and lakes and fast moving dangerous conditions. In the course of my work for the Times Argus I photographed two river rescues in two weeks.   The first rescue had an 18 year old woman stranded in a steep gorge with fast […]

Storm Damage – Marshfield and Plainfield Vermont 2013

A powerful summer storm swept through Plainfield, Marshfield, Duxbury, and beyond on Sunday, June 2, 2013. The high winds and heavy rains caused extensive damage and widespread power outages in many of the surrounding rural communities.  

The Times Argus – Summer Assignments and Features

Here is a small selection of the single-shot assignments and features I’ve shot recently for The Barre-Montpelier Times Argus  

Montpelier’s Fourth of July Fireworks – Northstar Fireworks

A team from Northstar Fireworks spend the day July 3rd preparing the Montpelier Independence Day fireworks display which is launched from a parking lot at National Life of Vermont  

Montpelier Vermont Celebrates Independence Day!

Montpelier Vermont holds their annual 4th of July celebration on the traditional day…. the 3rd of July. This is always a fun time and here is a selection of the pictures I took yesterday for the Times Argus.  

Mother’s Day!

In honor of Mother’s day I photographed a Mother’s day nature walk at the North Branch Nature Center and a few other mother-child scenes.  

May 7, 2013 – Spaulding Sports and Montpelier Construction Projects

Today started with working on a couple of stories about construction and re-development projects in Montpelier and I finished the day photographing Spaulding Golf and Softball in Barre.

April 27, 2013 – Thunder Road Car Show and a Brush Fire in Orange

My Times Argus Sunday started off with the Thunder Road car show in Barre Vermont. Race car drivers from all over the state to display their cars on Main Street in Barre and promote the start of the racing season. The weather so far this spring has been unusually dry and while I was editing […]

Earth Day and the Montpelier Bike Path

Photo from the Hunger Mountain Coop’s Annual Earth Day Celebration and a couple shots illustrating the bike path that runs through Montpelier Vermont. A regional bike path had been proposed following the railroad bed through Montpelier, Berlin, Barre, and Barre Town. With several sections already completed but Berlin dropping out, the project’s fate is in […]

June 29 – Vermont

Today was a busy day shooting daily for the Times Argus. I was all over town starting with a portrait of a granite sculptor making a Green Mountain Boy out of Green Granite, I made a photo gallery at the Amazing Race, an event organized by the Basement Teen Center in Montpelier, a quick feature […]

June 23 – Vermont

I started the day early, I wanted to get a photo of the fog in the valley from a farm or some such location… It didn’t come together quite as well as I pictured it but maybe better luck next time. After that I did a quick portrait with Cassandra Gekas, who is running for Lieutenant Governor of […]

June, 22, 2012 – Times Argus Vermont

I had a lot of fun photographing a Relay For Life event at Montpelier High School in Montpelier Vermont throughout the day. I also took a trip to Maple Corners to photograph Chris Miller and his Stone Truck Sculpture followed by a jaunt to Barre Town to see the final preparations for the Rock Fire […]

June, 21, 2012 – Times Argus Vermont

My first day back in Vermont, Shooting for the Barre-Montpelier Times Argus. My day started with a portrait of an exemplary local trap shooter, I went to Waterbury to cover a press conference at the Vermont State Police Barracks regarding a taser-related death, and I finished the day with a feature of kids jumping into the Winooski River […]

Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup Victory Parade

Los Angeles never misses an opportunity to throw a parade! So when the LA Kings won the Stanley Cup this year a lavish victory parade was in order. The procession itself was short, if you blinked you may have missed the trophy rolling by on the top level of a double-decker tour bus, but it was the […]

Norwich Commencement 2012

On Sunday I photographed the Norwich University Commencement Ceremony for the Barre Montpelier Times Argus. Norwich is a military school in Northfield Vermont, and it happens to be the school that my father graduated from. They now support a program enrolling civilian students, including this year’s valedictorian, as well as cadets but that hasn’t always […]

Carpinteria Valley Chamber Community Awards Banquet

Photos from the 54th Annual Carpinteria Valley Chamber Community Awards Banquet held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012 at the Carpinteria Boys & Girls Club. Wade and Roxanne Nomura were named as joint 2012 Carpinterians of the Year:         Katrina Jougla was named as the 2012 Jr. Carpinterian of the year:       […]

Director’s Round Table at the Los Angeles Times

For the last few months I have been working as a picture editor in the Entertainment section at the Los Angeles Times. It has been a great experience on the whole and recently it has afforded me the opportunity to edit photos at the Critic’s Choice Awards and a special “Director’s Round Table” at the Times.       […]

Pan American Games Day 00 | Opening Ceremonies

Opening Ceremonies To say that today was an exhausting day would be an understatement. The excitement of the opening ceremonies has me still up writing this blog post even though it is 3:00am and I need to be up by 7:00am. The United States Olympic Committee provided Ben and I with tickets to the opening ceremonies. Ben and I […]

Ventura Ave. Fire

A mobile home burns at sunset on Ventura Ave in Ventura Calif., on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011.

Driving back home from Brooks Institute I saw a mobile home fire on Ventura Ave., in Ventura, California. The fire department showed up at about the same time I did so I got out my camera, called Ben Morris, and the two of us along with a gathering crowd of spectators photographed the spectacle. No […]

Men’s Soccer: UCSB vs USD

University of California Santa Barbara vs University of San Diego men’s soccer match at UCSB on Friday, sept. 23, 2011 UCSB won 3-0 in front of the second largest crowd on record for Harder Stadium 13,772.