Christmas Illuminations Tour for Somerville Journal

Sometimes photojournalism is serious. Sometimes it's scary. Sometimes it's boring. Occasionally, it's driving around Somerville taking pictures of the best Christmas lights. The Illuminations Tour is an annual event put on by the town of Somerville. Participants buy tickets and take a trolley tour through different neighborhoods to see the displays residents have erected this …

Icons of Arlington: Independence Day Fireworks

I really don't like this holiday. I suspect a lot of you don't either. But I still went and photographed the Boston fireworks from the park at the top of the hill that gives Arlington Heights its height. Photos and writeup here.

Photo a Day: Rain in Jamaica Plain

I'm not in JP as often as I'd like, but every once in a while I make it down there. This time I was there filming performances by some local bands. It was pretty cold out that night. . .a little nicer than the 90-degree weather we're having right now.

PNDP: Lynn

Here’s the second part of the abandoned first draft of my PNDP final project. I was going to look at economic inequality by comparing Manchester-by-the-Sea, the wealthiest town in the North Shore, to Lynn, the poorest. That didn’t work out, but I wound up with some nice landscapes. Click the thumbnails for a better view. …