LaChapelle v. Rihanna

How far does copyright go and when do ideas become protectable expressions?


Looking at two studies about value and the nature of free.

My life as an undirected graph

A graph of my social media connections.

King Cotton

Photographs from a recent assignment documenting the agricultural side of cotton.

Planck’s Despair

Computing the chromaticity coordinates of the Planckian Locus and computing color temperature using just a smidgen of calculus.

Village Education

Photographing the effects of a new school in the remote Alaskan village of Kongiganak.

Geography Games

This space has been a little slow while I was in Texas finishing up a photography contract for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. On the flight between Dallas and Seattle…

Between the crust and the Kármán line

One of the more interesting, if sometimes unsettling aspects of living in Alaska is that this sliver of hospitable space is equally limited horizontally. Anchorage sits on a little piece of coastal lowland which is surrounded by wilderness…


Knowing when and how to use stock photography is a talent in its own right. So is knowing when not to.

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