Photo Essay

Inventor portrait gallery featured on

November 12, 2009

In conjunction with Time Magazine’s 50 Best Inventions of 2009 issue, they’ve featured a gallery of my inventor portraits on This includes a couple of inventors I have not yet featured on this site.

Here is the gallery at Inventors and their Inventions

Photo Essay: The Denim Factory

September 9, 2008

I shot these photos at a denim factory in Kentucky that specializes in distressing high-end jeans for a few top designers. I used to scoff at paying a premium for jeans that come with holes in them already. Then I saw just how much work goes into distressing jeans, and I realized that these people are artists. You can’t just have any loose threads, you have to have the right loose threads. They can’t just be faded. They have to be the right color. A lot of work goes into making these jeans look just right.