The visual musings of a globetrotting photojournalist

With clashes related to strained Israeli-Palestinian relations dominating the headlines, it’s sometimes easy to forget that Jerusalem is also a place where everyday people of all backgrounds and faiths live, shop, play and work just like many other major cities around the world. I took to the neighborhood streets away from the tourist-filled Old City to document some of the ordinary interactions that take place in a community at the center of extraordinary international scrutiny.

Jerusalem Express (3 of 3): A Tale of Two Cities


Given the entrenched (and often contrasting) perspectives of Israelis and Palestinians on contentious issues like ownership of Jerusalem, the status of Gaza, and Israeli settlements in the West Bank there is a palpable tension in the region that sometimes spills over into violent confrontation. A growing number of individuals,…

Jerusalem Express (2 of 3): Shades of Gray

24mm @ 1/3, f/2.8, ISO 100

Jerusalem, a Middle Eastern city in the Levant with historical ties to several of the world’s most widely practiced religions, is today one of the most frequently visited Loca sancta for pilgrims of numerous faiths. The most ancient of Jerusalem’s numerous enclaves is the Old…

Jerusalem Express (1 of 3): The Old City



Crystals & Pixels

I grew up in the golden era of analog photography, the days when film technology and equipment had reached its apex. During this period, some renowned photographers in exotic places around the globe used legendary film stocks like Kodachrome and Kodak Plus X to capture…

Stockholm Express (2 of 2): Crystals and Pixels



15-frame HDR @ 24mm, f/4, ISO 100

On bright summer mornings in Stockholm, the enticing aromas of freshly baked cardamom buns and strong espresso waft out from bakeries and restaurants lining the cobbled streets of the city’s historic old town, Gamla Stan. Located at the heart of modern-day Stockholm, the 13th century…

Stockholm Express (1 of 2): Scandinavian Standout