Circle Permaculture is an organization that offers Certified Permaculture Design Courses across Europe, acting as a catalyst for ecological education. Permaculture is a set of design principles centered around whole systems thinking simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and resilient features observed in natural ecosystems. I capture a few photos of my experience during this course, just for fun!
Start Small Think Big
Start Small Think Big is a non-profit organization that helps low-to moderate-income entrepreneurs build and sustain thriving businesses in order to increase their personal financial security and stimulate economic activity in underserved communities in New York City. I currently run Headshot Clinics and Product Clinics, monthly 5-6 hour photoshoot time slots where entrepreneurs can find time to come in for professional headshots for product photography to use for their websites, social media, investor/grant proposals.
Three Jewels is a 501(c)3 non-profit that provides services to New York City and internationally by offering free meditation and yoga classes to homeless families, free meditation and dharma classes to New Yorkers, trauma-sensitive care to refugees, earthquake survivors, and more. I ran a photoshoot for the owner and director of the center to use as headshots and content for their website.
The Esalen Institute, commonly called Esalen, is a non-profit American retreat center and intentional community in Big Sur, California, which focuses on humanistic alternative education. The Institute played a key role in the Human Potential Movement beginning in the 1960s. Contributed photos of property for social media and website use.
Gedong Ghandi Ashram
Gedong Ghandi Ashram is a beautiful coastal ashram in the town of in Candidasa, Bali. Founded by one of Ghandi’s close followers Ibu Gedong, the ashram is based in Ghandian practices, funding and supporting local social, educational and health services. The grounds include a library as well as a kindergarten and acupuncture clinic for the local community.
Lomography “Around the World in Analogue” Morocco
Lomography is a global organization dedicated to analogue photography, with an online photography magazine. “Around the World in Analogue” is the magazine's member-curated travel guide to destinations across the globe. My photos were featured in the Morocco edition.
Lomography “Around the World in Analogue: Valparaíso, Chile”
Lomography is a global organization dedicated to analogue photography, with an online photography magazine. “Around the World in Analogue” is the magazine's member-curated travel guide to destinations across the globe. My photo essay was featured as the guide for Valparaíso, Chile.
WeBM is an internal IBM blog that I created in the fall of 2016, when I joined the company. I started this photo project to share stories of IBM employees in the office to help create a more connected and open culture across a huge company.
Humans of the Co-Lab, Duke University
The Innovation Co-Lab at Duke University is a creativity incubator, focused on exploring how new and emerging technologies can fundamentally reshape the research, academic, and service missions of the university. I started this project to highlight the student innovators at the Co-Lab to help shed light on the incredible work happening here and spread the word about these resources across campus.
Captured photos for online content and social media.
Inspired by Alain Laboile's “La Famille,” series, I have been playing around with teaching myself film photography and documenting some sweet moments among my family and friends in 35mm.
Ronald McDonald House of Durham: Family Story Project
The Family Story Project bridges medicine, writing, and photography as undergraduates collaborate with families at the Ronald McDonald House of Durham to create feature narratives and photographic portraits of the children staying there.
LSA Family Health Service
The Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service, founded in 1958, is a nonprofit, community-based organization that works with the people of East Harlem to address the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual dimensions of family health. As a volunteer photographer I help out with programs and family events to help tell the important stories of some of most vulnerable New Yorkers. I serve as a volunteer photographer for holiday events.