American photographer (b. 1981), raised in rural New Hampshire and based in Alameda, California. His documentary photography focuses on social and human rights issues in the United States. Primarily working on independent projects, he also fields commissions from non-profits and NGO's, news outlets and private foundations. Editorially, he works with magazines, small business, and travel / lifestyle publications. His 2017 projects cover blind households, elder portraits, and monastic mountain life.
Doug has been a freelance photographer for 12 years. He has photographed for four newspapers, interned at the Maine Media Workshops, studied with documentary journalist Thatcher Cook, taught various film and digital photography classes on the grounds of UC Berkeley, earned a photography degree from the University of South Florida and has imagery in public and private collections throughout the United States.
2004 - Citigroup Merit Award, 2015 - California Local Favorite 2015 Award
A pair of young dancers of the Alameda Civic Ballet practice in the academy one week prior to their performance at the "United We Dance" event in downtown Alameda, California. The event, hosted by ACB, brought ten varied dance troupes from throughout San Francisco Bay together, which included Polynesian, Cambodian, Hawaiian, Appalachian, Peruvian, Bolivian and Chinese dance styles.
A public beach in Grand Isle, Louisiana, four months after the historic devastating Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill in 2010. An estimated 4.2 million barrels were spilled, 11 crew members died, millions of animals and birds killed and displaced, and the regional economy decimated. Now, at the expense of the environment and indigenous lands and rights, is another big push for big oil. A dying, bloated, beast.
A 96 year old resident of Kyoto Japan, enjoys a family visit of three generations as spend time on their way to a wedding in Seoul, South Korea. He is fond of sumo wrestling and above him shows a framed painting of the time he earned a medal from the Japanese government.