With a professional design background (HS of Art & Design NYC + Pratt Institute) and as the recipient of 5 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Graphics/Design as art director/designer for WCBS TV, Fox5, WPIX TV & Time Warner NY1 News stations I bring to my photography a multi-faceted visual perspective. Presently freelancing as a photojournalist/documentary/lifestyle photographer for The Downtown Express, The Villager, ChelseaNOW weekly NYC newspapers. Awarded 2009 First Place Award from the NY State Press Association for Spot News. Published in Popular Photography magazine. 9/11 photographs in the permanent collection of the NY Public Library. Occupy Wall St. photos exhibited at the Museum of The City of NY/Seaport Museum. Social media photo critic for Olympus cameras. NYC Media/ Press Pass credentialed.