4 apartments, 3 cities, 2 states, 1 summer in Italy. And I’m still not quite settled in.

Hiking from Monterosso to Vernazza [Cinqueterre]

Short trail, gorgeous views. If you like the edges of cliffs, read on.

Lavorando all’Italiana

Engineering and business are the same in whatever country you work in.

The Italians have just found a way to balance it all with personal happiness.

Ra Ra Riot, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

It’s a completely different, albeit exhilarating, experience if you truly love photojournalism. There are no repeats with a live event. You cannot tell your model to reposition or tilt their head to get the lighting just right. Getting a perfect shot the first time – lighting, framing, decisive moment, exposure, aperture, ISO, shutter speed – is all on you.

Selflessly, Compassionately, Unafraid, Boston.

We are fortunate to live in a world where many sacrifice their lives for others. So we are free and protected. On Thursday, April 18, MIT police officer Sean A. Collier was fatally shot by one of the Boston Marathon Suspects. He kept a campus, myself and others consider home, from harm. But it cost…

Colors in Santa Teresa

Of all the neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro,  Santa Teresa was the most creative. It is home to local artists, students, and internationals who have taken to the streets to formalize their political, cultural and social opinions. But through art. The cobblestone roads wind up from Lapa where the Carioca Aquiduct (Aqueduto da Carioca) and Metropolitan Cathedral of…

Floresta da Tijuca – The World’s Largest Urban Forest

Deciding to take on the mountains in Tijuca: – You can easily reach the tops of two, but not all the views may be cleared out. (Bring a machete or the like.) – At one point, you will be rock climbing along a steep angle where the path will suddenly be very narrow. (Find foot…

Momentos Decisivos em Brasil

The decisive moment is a phrase commonly associated with Henri Cartier-Bresson’s style of photography. It involves noticing patterns, artistic geometries and symmetries that frame snapshots of everyday life. Sometimes the moment is as serendipitous as running out of the rain or a pair of children racing past you.