Skip to content

Summer Cooking

August 19, 2020
One of my passions is cooking when I am not photographing. This Roasted Tomato Garlic Pie tasted amazing and looked pretty too! Thank you Bon Appetit for the great recipe

Wishing for warm weather!

March 5, 2019



This was taken in Jordan while I was working on an archeologic dig near Petra.   This man protected the site during the night and this is his grandson who helped. 

Fun Shoot!

November 2, 2018

Dr. Blank - Be Well Profile - Bethesda MagazineFun shoot with Bethesda Magazine for the Be Well Section with Dr. Blank.  He knows how to make kids feel comfortable.


Another great opportunity!

September 28, 2018
Kids play games at Ashburn Elementary during lunch.  photo by Lisa Helfert for Bethesda Magazine


Another great photo opportunity with Bethesda Magazine!

I photographed images to accompany a story on diversity in Montgomery County Schools.    I came across these kids having so much fun in the cafeteria.




Touching moment

February 27, 2018

Germantown students - trailer park - backpack pick upI found this photograph when editing last week.   Principal Dietz was handed this cute baby during a public event she organized only 1 minute before the photograph was taken last spring for Bethesda Magazine.   She is truly a leader and a calming force. 

Bethesda Magazine Cover

February 21, 2018

Bethesda Magazine created a beautiful cover with one of my photos! The cover story is a compelling story about Dale Elementary School, the staff and students and how they create a better community. Enjoy!



August 22, 2017

I woke up this morning wishing I was on Vacation in Colorado!  This photo was taken from Buena Vista’s city park. 

In honor of election day

November 8, 2016

20131209webThank you Barbara Mikulski!


In honor of election day I am posting a photograph of Barbara Mikulski who will retire this year.  I will miss her, her feisty speeches, her work and her no-nonsense attitude – that you can see in this photograph I captured before an interview.  Thank you for your service!

Nature is powerful

August 26, 2016

The recent earthquake in Italy is about 20 miles from the annual Spoleto arts festival. One of the pieces really speaks to the fragile nature of environment. The artist used a butterfly wing to beat a drum that amplified the sound through a long windy pipe. The sound created inside the 9th century church echoed like a loud heart beat. Nature is powerful. 


Modern Art!

August 24, 2016

We walked into this room with a Gaint Gorilla created from bubble gum standing on a tower of boxes at the Spoleto Arts Festival. Maurizio Savini, the artist uses the medium to discuss the new modern era – the bubble gum era. Contemplating the meaning was entertaining! The new bubble gum sculptures placed in room with historical and religious paintings made the presentation even more compelling.DSC_0136web

%d bloggers like this: