World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day 2019 World AIDS Day falls on December 1, an important day for me, personally, for a couple of other reasons. And for those reasons, this year's WAD was in particular a tough day for me. But, as they say, "the show must go on." Therefore, I spent WAD 2019 lighting candles, remembering [...]

How I Got That Shot: Identity

How I Got That Shot: Identity

Identity. WAD 2007. And Also how I met celebrity host, actor and advocate, Ron B.

LGBTQ+ History Month: Photographing Activists

LGBTQ+ History Month: Photographing Activists

Photographing activists. Stories of activism told in words and images.

On B&W Photography

On B&W Photography

Seeing in Black and White "Throughout the years, many photographers have embraced black-and-white to tell some of the most intense, intriguing, powerful and memorable stories," I wrote in an article about photographer's Bill Bytsura's new book, The AIDS Activist Project. "[...] Award-winning photographer and AIDS activist Kurt Weston [A&U, November, 2005] says black-and-white offers his [...]

Summer Highlights

Summer Highlights

My Summer (so far) Summer is my favorite season, but this summer season has been different, for many reasons. For now let's look at the brighter side: photographed Brooklyn Pride, the only twilight Pride in the city https://www.instagram.com/p/BzJQTa2nEXl/ Attended the launch party of What Is 21st Century Liberation broasheet, event hosted by Visual AIDS Artist, [...]

A Brief (#tbt) Interview with Photographer Kurt Weston

A Brief (#tbt) Interview with Photographer Kurt Weston

A brief #tbt q&a with award-winning, legally blind photographer, and HIV and LGBTQ+ activist Kurt Weston.

Pride Month in Images

Pride Month in Images

Things to do and photograph this Pride Month It's June 2019, and that means it's Pride Month, not only that but this year we celebrate 50 years of Pride. So, Happy Pride! Since this is, still, a photography blog, here are a couple of questions: How do you photograph Pride? What you photograph for Pride? [...]

What to Photograph: The NYC AIDS Memorial

What to Photograph: The NYC AIDS Memorial

Shape and Form: Photographing the New York City AIDS Memorial I write this on June 5, 2019, the National HIV/AIDS Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day. Those living in or around NYC area might be aware of the NYC AIDS Memorial located around the corner from The Center and St. Vincent's Hospital in the West Village. The [...]