Photos: The Midnight Surrealism of Columbus, Ohio

September 22, 2017 Photography
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Later this month, my first book will be published—a non-fiction tome celebrating Cartoon Network’s Emmy-winning miniseries, Art of Over.

Photos: The Best Human Beings in Columbus, Ohio

August 25, 2017 Photography
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Roughly three months ago, I traveled approximately 2,500 miles from Columbus, Ohio to Portland, Oregon in a permanent.

Christmas 2016

November 26, 2016 Photography
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After Thanksgiving, I went to a nursery to pick up a Christmas Tree with my parents and dog,.

Editorial Detox #4: 5 Apps & Tools to Make Journalism an Almost-Sustainable Career

June 20, 2016 Digital, Writing
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Header image courtesy Tycho.  Freelance journalism is a numbers game on many, many levels. The more articles produced,.

Pictures: Little Green Cars

May 8, 2016 Music, Photography
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Faye O’Rourke was the last member of the Dublin folk quintet Little Green Cars that I photographed. I’d shot the rest of the.

Pictures: Roller Derby Skaters Are the New Valkyries

April 25, 2016 Photography
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Pictures shot at the Ohio Roller Girls vs. Ithaca League of Women Rollers match.  

Pictures: Daughter & Wilsen

April 13, 2016 Music, Photography
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Shooting bands at concerts is an exercise in perseverance. As a photographer, there are some things you can.

Style & Editorial Detox #3: How to Not Ask Terrible Questions in Interviews

March 21, 2016 Writing
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Header image courtesy Tycho.  Let’s start with the basics: Journalism is the industry of telling people true things.

This Is A Thing That Is Happening

January 19, 2016 Photography, Writing
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Photography/Design/Annoyingly-Unannounced-Yet-Hinted Project Copyright Sean Edgar

Clarity in the Repitition: A Camera, Tripod, & Refurbished Mangels-Illions Grand Carousel from 1914

December 15, 2015 Photography
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Refurbished Mangels-Illions Grand Carousel courtesy The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Usage without the author’s written permission is strictly.

Studio Fashion Shoots Are Hilarious & Frustrating

October 31, 2015 Photography
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Photography is hard, and there’s no automatic mode to do it right. There are people who do it.

Style & Editorial Detox #2: The Perils of Passive Voice & Pseudo Divinity

July 20, 2015 Writing
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Each month I send out a basic lesson to my freelance writers reminding them of general style and editorial.