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Here’s why I’m thankful for film this Thanksgiving

I returned home to wade through plenty of my own personal baggage that I encountered during my time at Standing Rock. It's been heavy and not at all comfortable witnessing this unfolding of events. I...

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Standing Rock: Examining my bias

As a photographer it's my job not just to re-create what I see in the world around me but to take some responsibility for my interpretation of it. This fact made the task of remaining unbiased while...

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I’m going to Standing Rock, ND–here’s why.

I'm not political but I'll give it a whirl for a moment. I don't rant incessantly about who is ruining the country or who should fix it. I'm pretty sure that's what voting is for--a place to...

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The Ugly Camera Challenge: minimalism in photography

It's nearly that time of year when all of our camera gear suddenly becomes too limited and obsolete--usually as a result of proximity to Black Friday sales. I've watched the #OptOutside initiative...

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