• I've worked on the web since it's been possible, typically for start-ups, agencies, and new product groups where everyone wears a lot of hats. Nearly every role has been a hybrid of UX / visual design, content strategy, and marketing. I love clean, artful, scalable information design that makes it easy for people to do what they want to do. (And what you want them to do.) I'm a strong team lead, mentor, and an exceptional verbal and visual communicator.

How to Sabbatical, Pt 1: Jump Off the Train

Last summer I did one of the scariest things I’ve ever done: I quit my job to restore my health, live my dreams, and find my way to my next professional life. Spoiler alert: It worked. I figured out how to do it and got the courage and inspiration to do it from others’ stories, […]

What’s the Story? 5 Ways to Make Better Street Photos

Street photography is an addictive calling — the more you do it, the more you want to do it — you crave more people, more places, more action. And it’s one of the most dynamic and exciting types of photography to share on social media, with an active community around the world. Here are some quick […]

Coney Island

Story of a photo. Monday was my last day in NYC and I’d planned to walk around midtown, first to Times Square to get a specific shot I wanted then just wander from there. It was pouring pouring rain, and when I stopped for lunch a wave of tiredness washed over me — we’d been […]

Oslo Opera House

Photo series (6 images). The Oslo Opera House (Operahuset) is the home of The Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, and the national opera theatre in Norway.

On Being a Female Street Photographer

“Being a man [street photographer] is way harder. People will think that you are a creep if you take photos of children and women.” — reader comment on my last article on public privacy

Don’t Take my Picture: Street Photography and Public Privacy

“Hey, don’t take our picture!” a young woman yelled out from her group to me a few days ago. I told her I didn’t take their photo — and it was true, I was just facing them playing Pokémon Go on my phone as many others were also doing in the park that day. But, often I […]