Tampa, FL, United States
I'm an independent visual journalist based in Florida, who specializes in documentary project, editorial, travel and portrait photography. My work has been recognized by UNICEF, the Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, POYi, NPPA's Best of Photojournalism, the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar, the Southern Short Course and the Alexia Foundation. I was recently appointed President of the National Press Photographers Association. I'm an alumna of the Eddie Adams Workshop (Barnstorm XIV) and have been back for 11 of the last 13 years as a member of the faculty. And I'm the founder of the online photo community called APhotoADay, which started in 2001 with exactly two members, and has grown to over 2,500 worldwide. And, I'm available for editorial and commercial assignments worldwide. My passport is current.
2015 - Emmy
- Military embed
After they lose their homes to foreclosure, after they’re evicted, after they’ve exhausted all the couches, they come here to live. To the Mosley Motel and places like it. The Mosley has 27 families with kids currently living there.
Girl in the Window
Three years ago the Plant City police found a girl lying in her roach-infested room, naked except for an overflowing diaper. The child, pale and skeletal, communicated only through grunts. She was almost 7 years old.
Girl in the Window diptychs
3 years later, I went back to visit Dani (the girl in the window) with her new adoptive family for a follow-up story. This series of diptychs came together after realizing I was making photos similar to those I made when I first met her.