Ok, so this rad restaurant opened here in Columbus and it’s unlike anything else in the city. The food is delicious, thoughtful, elevated but not stuffy, oh, and its entirely vegetarian.Read More
I spent an evening at the Franklin County Fair a couple weeks back. While there, I ate a ton of fried food, watched some monster trucks and a sideshow, and had a whole lot of fun.Read More
Let's be honest - being an adult can be tough. Showing up to work, paying bills, laundry, taxes... The list of responsibilities goes on an on, and you rarely get any credit for actually following through on any of these tasks. That's where the Adulting Awards come in.Read More
A few weeks back I spent the day hanging out at Musicol, the oldest recording studio in Columbus and one of the last vinyl pressing factories in the US. Calling it a vinyl pressing factory may be a bit of an overstatement since its just a couple of guys in the basement of a 1950's model home but don't let its size or humble looks fool you - this place is legendary among musicians and audiophiles.Read More
Deep in Ohio's Appalachian foothills lies a string of small communities seemingly forgotten by time. Villages like Shawnee, Haydenville, and New Straightsville, just a little over an hour outside of Columbus, feel like they are another world away.Read More
I had the honor of photographing George E. Smith, a Vietnam Veteran and former Prisoner of War for 614 Magazine.
The Vietnam War has resurfaced in the American consciousness lately thanks in large part to the documentary by Ken Burns.
The documentary tells the story of the Vietnam War through the experiences of everyday soldiers on both sides, eschewing pundits, talking heads, and politicians. In doing so, it offers viewers an opportunity to see something they thought they understood in a completely new way.
I had a similar experience while talking to and photographing George.Read More
Vada Azeem is a modern day Renaissance Man - Author, Illustrator, Musician - the man wears many hats.
His first book, "The Boy Who Tried to Touch the Sun" which he wrote and illustrated was released in October. The launch included a reading at the Columbus Museum of Art as well as articles in several local publications. Read more about Vada, his non-traditional path to become a children's book author, and see some of my images for the story at 614 Magazine.Read More
The push and pull of two opposite but interdependent elements and the emotions they evoke.Read More