In Italy along the Ligurian Coast

July 30, 2009

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I’ve been in Italy the past few days. Here is a shot from the beach resort of Monterosso al Mare.

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A must read report: Romania 20 years after the Revolution

July 20, 2009

“Romania was more vulnerable than any other communist country to the myth of the west as material paradise, to mall culture and measurement of success by what kind of mobile phone you have. It’s particularly strong here, perhaps because it all happened so suddenly, even to the educated classes. A lot of damage has been done, both to Romania and to the west, as we now see in this crisis: because the west began to believe some of our illusions about itself – in our false expectations of what it seemed to promise, back then in 1989. Which feels at once like another lifetime, but yesterday.” –Cordruta Cruceanu, former curator at The National Gallery of Art, Bucharest.

Read the Observer article here.


Work featured by UNICEF

July 19, 2009

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A picture of mine appears on the UNICEF Romania website from my ongoing work for Leslie Hawke’s Ovidiu Rom NGO which seeks to help put impoverished Romanian children in school.


In Romania’s wine country

July 15, 2009

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I recently spent a weekend in the countryside two hours northeast of Bucharest with American expatriates and their Romanian wives.


Made it into Eddie Adams

July 2, 2009

See the list of accepted photographers here.