Veterans Day Parade

Sometimes it's nice to head out and just shoot for myself and I remember shooting this parade seven years ago for the East Valley Tribune. Full of stress of getting names, taking newspaper appropriate photographs so it was enjoyable to just go out and shoot for myself. The image above was on my way out, [...]

Maryvale YMCA Carshow

A friend of mine, Jose Cortez, invited me to come visit the Maryvale YMCA car show. The idea being to raise money to help at risk youth, a place for artists to exhibit work, danza Azteca and local rapper RDL. It was an impressive set up and I was glad Jose invited me to come [...]

Our Walmart Protest

I spent the afternoon covering the Our Walmart protest today organized into two parts. The first found the protesters and Walmart employees, from different states, organizing a protest for a higher living wage and consistent hours at the Walmart at 3712 E. Thomas Road in Phoenix, Ariz. Some went inside to give "thank you" notes [...]

Mementos Left Behind

On 9/11 I visited Tempe Town lake to see the flag memorial, one of the largest in the country, and I was struck by how many items were left behind at the base of many of the flags. According to one worker, only one flag belongs to a native Arizonan, but clearly there are many [...]