Malika Saar and Congresswoman Martha McSally for MORE Magazine

Malika Saar and Congresswoman Martha McSally for MORE Magazine

Malika Saar and Congresswoman Martha McSally for MORE Magazine

I had two wonderful assignments for MORE Magazine, a week apart from each other that ended up on consecutive pages of their April issue. 

My first shoot was with newly-elected Congresswoman Martha McSally, whose remarkable background as the first US woman to fly in combat seems particularly well-suited to handling the unique challenges of being a Washington lawmaker.

The second shoot was with the remarkable human rights attorney Malika Saar. Her organization, Rights4Girls is fighting to end child sex slavery in the United States. I spent an inspiring couple of hours with her, talking about her work and trying to absorb some of her wisdom about raising children in this day and age.

Architect Bill Hellmuth for PORT Magazine

Bill Hellmuth for PORT Magazine

Bill Hellmuth for PORT Magazine

Earlier this year, I spent the morning at HOK, an enormous architectural firm with offices all over the world. Their President, Bill Hellmuth works out of a beautiful old building in Washington, DC that used to be a tobacco warehouse. 

Bill Hellmuth at the HOK offices in Washington, DC.

Bill Hellmuth at the HOK offices in Washington, DC.

The sprawling offices were a visual wonderland of material samples, 3-D models and beautiful photographs. 

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A big thanks to PORT magazine for the fun shoot and great photo usage.

Rabbis Levi Shemtov and Yudi Steiner for the Washingtonian

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I had an interesting set of shoots with two prominent Rabbis in Washington, DC who have come into conflict at my alma mater, George Washington University over differing beliefs in how to work with the large Jewish student body there.

The two of them weren't open to being in the same room with each other, so I had to match lighting in order to create the composite shot the Washingtonian ran. You can read the story by Emily Codik here.