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Fall, 2018 (2/2)

Fall, 2018  (2/2)

Since we received our first official snow last night I thought it would be appropriate today to publish the second part of my Fall/2018 photographs. We only had a dusting of snow but it left me excited about photography in winter. Each season brings with it unique

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Fall, 2018 (1/2)

Fall, 2018 (1/2)

My move from Ramallah to Indiana coincided with end of Summer/beginning of Fall seasons in Indiana, which has kept me busy with photography and regular nature walks. I currently have more pictures to edit than I have time for, but I wanted to get this post out

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Charming Lafayette

Charming Lafayette

What is Lafayette? It’s my new hometown for the foreseeable future, one hour’s drive north from Indianapolis and two hour’s south from Chicago. Lafayette is full of charm- it has a quaint little downtown with a Main street and many little ‘mom and pop’ shops. Walking down

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For The Love of Green

For The Love of Green

Friends, I’m back in the States again, this time a small college town called West Lafayette in Indiana. Having spent the past 4.5 years in Palestine I’ve become eager to experience a new natural environment, and luckily Indiana seems to be full of parks and nature preserves.

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Summer/Fall 2017 and Website Updates

Summer/Fall 2017 and Website Updates

Things have been quiet on the blog for a while, my last blog post was in June, which coincided with the birth of my first child and is probably the reason I’ve been off the airwaves for so long. Another reason is the unavailability of my Leica

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Ramallah Walks IX

Ramallah Walks IX

The 9th photographic collection in my Ramallah Walks series offers an odd mixture of nostalgia, film noir, intense light, vivid colour, and a sprinkle of politics. All these elements come together to offer a snapshot of this chaotic bubble called Ramallah– this lousy pretence to peace, affluence,

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Spring Photographs, 2017

Spring Photographs, 2017

Spring has sprung in Palestine and it can be see everywhere you look- from the blossoming almond and citrus trees in house gardens to the fresh green coating covering the vast hills around Ramallah. But to get a real feel for Spring around here you’ll have to walk a little

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Ramallah Walks VIII

Ramallah Walks VIII

Continuing with my ongoing photo blog series, Ramallah Walks, the 8th post is a bit overdue, containing images from early Winter all the way through early Spring. I’ve been enjoying my walks in various parts of Ramallah, but I keep going back to one spot more than

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Published: Editorials for BROWNBOOK’s “Palestine Issue”

Published: Editorials for BROWNBOOK's "Palestine Issue"

Two feature stories I shot for Brownbook Magazine were recently published in their 60th anniversary issue celebrating all things Palestine, and aptly named The Palestine Issue. The first editorial featured Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center in Ramallah. More details on that feature can be found here. In the second editorial I

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Madrid: A Grand City

Madrid: A Grand City

After recently spending 9 days traveling in the City of Madrid I was left with the impression of a truly grand city. This is a city that perhaps leaves nothing for the urban-life-seeker unsatisfied; from its world-class public parks and botanical gardens, to the impressive selection of

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Ramallah Walks VII

Ramallah Walks VII

This summer was a slow one for photography, I was feeling low on inspiration in my hometown. I was experiencing negativity everwhere I walked on the streets of Ramallah and I desperately looked for a way to turn it around. Then while recently browsing through the work

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Beautiful Fethiye

Beautiful Fethiye

Fethiye is a small Turkish town on the Mediterranean which I recently was lucky to visit while on vacation. I took along one camera and one lens, my Leica M9 and an old 70s Summicron 35mm V3 (6 element). Following is a selection of some of the

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Published: Khaled Hourani Feature (BROWNBOOK)

Published: Khaled Hourani Feature (BROWNBOOK)

My “In Residence” feature shoot of Palestinian artist Khaled Hourani is now published in Brownbook Magazine. You can find more details here.    

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Ein Qiniya Field Notes IX

Ein Qiniya Field Notes IX

We’ve had some rain lately so I’ve been hitting the olive fields of Ein Qiniya more often looking for greenery and early buds in the ground. This also happens to be the season for olive harvest in Ein Qiniya and in Palestine at large, so farmers can be found all

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Ein Qiniya Field Notes VIII

Ein Qiniya Field Notes VIII

In this part of the world summer seems to last for an eternity. When you are the type of person who ‘requires’ photography as part of their daily self-therapy your senses atrophy after a while from walking the same landscape and photographing the same shade of light

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