Read: We Were Soldiers Once…and Young

I’ve read a lot about Vietnam. It was the photography of this war/conflict that inspired me to be a photographer in the first place. I saw a Larry Burrow’s image and it made me feel unlike I’d ever felt before, … Read More

Read: Hue, 1968

Why read a 500+ page book about a battle that happened in 1968? Several reasons. First, I became a photographer because of the photography that came out of the Vietnam War. Second, Hue was the battle that turned the tide … Read More

Read: Tree of Smoke

Denis Johnson can write. Just choose anything he’s done. But if you really want to sink your teeth in pick up Tree of Smoke. As many of you know the photography of the Vietnam War was what made me become … Read More

Read: The Man from Saigon

When I read the description of this book my first thought was “Catherine Leroy.” If you don’t know who this is you owe it to yourself, and to photography, to look her up. And if you call yourself a photojournalist, … Read More

Read: It’s What I Do

Sometimes when I catch a glimpse of a lens hood swinging off a shoulder I get excited. Excited to think about someone on the hunt for images. Photographers are a strange breed. Obsessed. Possessed. Independent. Fragile. There are many other … Read More

Found: Stuart Isett on Cambodia

I met Stuart Isett in the middle 1990’s at the photojournalism festival in Southern France. Perpignan to be exact. During this time period the festival was, to me, at it’s prime. There was a very casual sense to the entire … Read More