Scandinavian blondes have more fun

swedish blonde in sunlight with sunglasses
swedish blonde  sunlight with sunglasses
swedish blonde student

Jessica Jonsson from the Malmo tourisim board insisted it was a myth that most woman were blond in the Oresund region of Denmark and Sweden. Maybe she was right , but it sure seemed to me that they dominated the …

Copenhagen street life and the best hotdog in the world




Copenhagen street life is vibrant. Outdoor cafes and bars, music and dance performers and an incredibly diverse flow of people from all over the world. They love their beer in Denmark and in my humble opinion have developed the best …

Absolut Ice Bar Copenhagen

absolute ice bar copenhagen woman in ice bottle
absolute ice bar drinking copenhagen

I just got back from Copenhagen yesterday, and I am already Itching to go back. It was a great trip to country that really has its act together. I’ll be posting images for the next week from the places we …

Greetings fom Copenhagen

copenhagen street life
Just arrived in Copenhagen, Denmark today with Max. This is a beautiful city. Bicycles rule the road. Cars will stop but the bikes won’t. Maybe it’s all the strong coffee that all the beautiful blond people are drinking. It’s nine …

Martin Espada, City of Glass

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Martin Espada is one of our nations great poets. We are lucky to have him as a resident of the “Happy Valley”. I was honored to photograph him recently up at my studio. To reach his home page follow this …

Kids: why die for oil,car,nuke kings, greed and profit?


“One way that the US Congress can stop the war in Iraq is to pass a “Truth For the Troops Act,” which would require military recruiters to stop lying to American kids who want to serve their country rather than …

Preview magazine, June


This is the cover of Preview Mass magazine that I did this month for a review of the Restaurant Di Paolo in turners falls Mass. Below is the creator and owner of this amazing place, Denise Di Paolo. For …

Still sexy after all these years. The Young at Heart Chorus

the young at heart chorus
This is Dora, A member of the Young at Heart Chorus. She is over eighty and hot, really hot. “At an age when most people are either dead or living out their last days in retirement homes, these men and …

The beauty all around us, Royalston Ma.





Andrew Card Booed at Umass



Andrew Card, the former chief of staff at the Bush white house, received an honorary degree at the University of Massachusetts graduate commencement this past Friday. A large protest was held by the public out side the Mullins Center and …

Chesterwood, Stockbridge MA


I shot this up at the Chesterwood Estate and Museum in Stockbridge Ma. A really nice place with beautiful gardens and sculpture…

Santiago, Chile

santiago chile photo exhibit
I took this image at an outside photo show in a park in Santiago Chile. Now and then, I watch as a photo develops before my eyes. All the elements seem to come into place in slow motion as I …

Mama Iquana’s and the tequila throwdown



This goes out to the crew at Mama Iguana’s in Northampton MA. Fabulous food and a bar stocked with over 90 tequila’s is a recipe for a great time. It’s hard to stop. Thank God I live in a small …

Max Harshorne and the joy of travel

This is Max Hartshorne, owner and editor of Gonomad.com sucking down a cup of Matte, a stimulant tea, in Patagonia Chile. Max and I traveled the length of Chile together and are off again in few weeks to Denmark. Most …

Andrew Card protest, UMass Amherst

Hundreds of students and faculty protested today at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst today over the planned presentation of an honorary degree to former white house chief of staff Andrew Card at the Graduate Commencement 2007. According to the …

Placenia Hotel,Belize


This is the Palm Terrace at the Placencia Hotel in Belize. Of all the fabulous meals I had on this trip, this was my favorite. The new executive chef , Antonella, fresh from Italy, made us whole Red Snappers fresh …

Jungle canopy zip line,Belize

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Lorraine Herrera from travelbelize.org, comes in for a landing along the jungle canopy zip line tour at Jaguar Paw in Belize.…

Belize city

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Swimming with whale sharks in Belize

whale shark in placencia belize

These are images of the amazing Melecia Banks, from the Belize tourism board, and yours truly on the day we swam the giant whale sharks off the coast of Placencia, Belize last week. Its hard to tell from this …

Placencia,Belize

This is Franklin, an eighty year old man I photographed last week in Placencia. For me, he is the face of Belize. A witness to the changes and development of this sleepy coastal town into a major tourist destination, …

Jamaica airplane no parking

jamaica airplane after hurricane

Costa Rica



Nanny Vonnegut / Scott Prior

nanny vonnegut and scott prior
I ran into Kurt Vonnegut’s daughter Nanny the other night at Northampton’s new hot spot Mama Iguanas. She lives in town and her father was much loved in the area. There was a constant flow of people offering their condolences. …

Flood evacuations in florence MA

A resident of Florence MA tries to wade through the flood waters to his home on Meadow Street after being evacuated due to The Heavy storm that has soaked this area for the past three days. This farm house is …

Idaho Immigrant workers

immigrant workers sorting onions idaho

These are Immigrant workers sorting onions at a processing plant just out side of Boise Idaho. Here is a link my new story on Idaho at Gonomad.com…

Tikal, Guatemala

tikal
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Monkeys roam the island of St. Kitts


Monkeys roam the island of St. Kitts swinging from the trees of the rain forest and hanging out at Turtle beach pictured above. Here is a link to my new story on this Caribbean paradise, Life is Good

Dominican Republic



Big Bad Bollocks, How To Grow A Hangover



The only way I know to absolutely prevent a hangover is not going to a Big Bad Bollocks show in Northampton, at the Iron Horse on St. Patrick’s Day. If you do, you are going to have a blast, and …

AN EVENING WITHOUT – GIVING VOICE TO THE EXCLUDED

This is a group portrait I shot last night. Some of this country’s best known writers and an actor read from the works of writers and activists who had, at one time or another, been barred from or pushed out