The Rolling (Landfill) Hills of Southern Brooklyn

A Brooklyn landscape that resembled my old Suffolk home more than anywhere else I’ve seen this side of the pond — and it used to be a huge garbage landfill site.

Motorcyclist rides through hurricane Irene flooding in Red Hook

Motorcyclist rides through flooded Red Hook

 What little water remained in Red Hook yesterday after Hurricane Irene was put to use by this chap. This was his third pass.


Gowanus Rooftop

  This roof overlooking the Gowanus Canal made a great location to photograph a yoga-teacher friend.

Punk Island 2013 Staten Island Make Music New York Adrian Kinloch

Make Music New York: Punk Island

  Staten Island was host to this year’s Punk Island as part of Make Music New York. Its still one of my favorite events of the year to cover – though I think I preferred the contextual discord of previous years at Governors Island.


From the archive: 5Pointz

  These images are from a series I shot at the Institute of Higher Burning, an “outdoor art exhibit space in Long Island City, New York, considered to be the world’s premiere graffiti Mecca, where aerosol artists from around the globe paint colorful pieces on the walls of a 200,000-square-foot factory building”.

New Bridge Crossing, New Jersey

The Bridge that “Saved a Nation”

  Today we rode the bone-shaker over to historic New Bridge Landing in New Jersey. The Five Borough Bicycle Club had arranged the ride to the spot where in 1776 a small crossing made possible the safe retreat of Washington’s army from the pursuing British.


buildOn in Brooklyn

 I recently got invited to photograph the awesome buildOn students at their fund-raising event in Williamsburg. “buildOn’s afterschool youth service programs mobilize urban teens to lift up their communities and change the world through intensive local community service and by building schools in some of the poorest countries on the planet. We are a movement […]

Governors Island Bike Ride

A Ride to Governors Island

  Yesterday I took a ride down to Pier 6 and hopped on the ferry to Governors Island.


Red Hook Crit: Racing on the Docks

An unsanctioned race consisting of world class racers, track specialists, bike messengers, and urban athletes


Liminal Walk: Beaches & Bunkers

  Today we took a walk around the bunkers of Fort Tilden and along the beach at Rockaway.