Independent Photojournalism

The Other Story: Laquan Mcdonald Chicago Protest 

The Other Story: Laquan Mcdonald Chicago Protest 

MY DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY WORK USED BY THE DAILY MAIL

MY DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY WORK USED BY THE DAILY MAIL Be sure to check out the full story: Chicago’s heroin epidemic laid bare: Photographer spends a year with homeless capturing harrowing images of potent Mexican drug sweeping the city

Zombie Addiction In Your Head

Heroin addiction hurts everyone involved; the addicts, parents, friends and family. After two years documenting the destructive power of heroin addiction, the emotional impact started to have an effect. Several of the addicts that I photographed became more than just photo subjects, they became friends. Several of those people eventually died from their addictions, leaving […]

Against Doctor’s Orders Part Two: God Bless My Addiction

Against Doctor’s Orders Part Two: God Bless My Addiction Heroin addiction is nothing short of evil. The US is currently in the midst of an opioid overdose epidemic, that not only includes heroin, but  prescription pain medications as well. In fact, many heroin addicts first developed their physical reliance on opioids by taking prescription pain medications. My […]

Voices From the Streets: D’s Love Hate Relationship With Heroin

Voices From the Streets: D’s Love Hate Relationship With Heroin    

Against Doctor’s Orders Part One: A Photo Documentary On Heroin Addiction

Against Doctor’s Orders Part One: A Photo Documentary on Heroin Addiction    

Chicago Blues Has Got the Blues – Small Turnout At the 2014 Chicago Blues Festival

(Originally published on June 17, 2014 at Chicago Now) There was a noticeably smaller crowd at this year’s Chicago Blues Festival in comparison to previous festivals. National slide guitar champion and 15 year veteran of the Chicago Blues Festival, Kraig Kenning, remarked that this was the “smallest crowd” he had ever seen. Kenning noted several […]

Palomas, Mexico: Gateway for Drug Cartels