Great Book Review!

“Different Roots, Common Dreams”  received a wonderful review from the Midwest Book Review! They stated that it “is a pleasure to browse through and … very highly recommended.” Here’s the review. The Photography Shelf Different...

Eid, A Time for Forgiveness

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan has just come to an end. In the last few years, I have been fortunate to learn a thing or two about this holy season through my photography within the Muslim community in New Hampshire. The start of Ramadan varies every year, timed on...

How It Began

I am often asked why and how I started this project to photograph immigrants and refugees in New Hampshire. The inadequate answer is I really don’t know – it was like the proverbial light bulb going off over my head. Yet I can point to the convergence of...

NH Senate Recognizes Bhutanese Community

Earlier this month (6/3/15) the NH Senate passed a resolution (NH SCR 1), requesting the U.S. Government to work to resolve the Bhutanese refugee crisis, repatriate their refugees, and promote human rights in that country. Why, you ask, are NH senators concerned about...

Hopes and Dreams for This Book

I am excited to be writing this – the first blog for the website of my photography book about New Hampshire’s immigrants! Different Roots, Common Dreams: New Hampshire’s Cultural Diversity, will showcase photographs of immigrants (many of them refugees) that I have...