Category Archives: Assignments

I heard this morning about Harold Balazs and thought back on the afternoon I spent with him and his wife Rosemary. In 2014 I’d been asked to photograph Harold for a magazine piece from our shared alma mater. I didn’t know much about him then, other than by the countless number of installations he’d done […]

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Got to hang with Lindy Hinkelman this week, who credits his farming upbringing with his back to back fantasy baseball wins. After netting more than $300 thousand in two consecutive years, people are listening. The pigs, they could care less.  

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An old boss of mine at a paper in farm country had a bag of one liners that he would rotate through on a regular basis. One of the classics would be uttered as he’d look at a photo I’d made of a farmer standing among his crop “Looks like you photographed a guy outstanding […]

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Last year I met John Babcock on the day he turned 109, along with a gaggle of journalists watching his every move that day. He wasn’t much for the spotlight, but he endured it, humoring the media onslaught that sought his picture every July. Of the more than 650 thousand Canadians that served in the […]

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