Girls on the Run is a program that links athletes with girls to inspire them not only to be more athletic, but to believe in themselves. 

Girls on the Run is a program that links athletes with girls to inspire them not only to be more athletic, but to believe in themselves. 

 Cover story featuring Micheal Tomor, executive director at the Tampa Museum of Art

Cover story featuring Micheal Tomor, executive director at the Tampa Museum of Art

Belly dancer for a story on a local cafe featuring traditional Lebanese fare

Belly dancer for a story on a local cafe featuring traditional Lebanese fare

 Shot as part of the Summer Guide for Creative Loafing featuring the Tampa Yankees minor league baseball team and low attendance

Shot as part of the Summer Guide for Creative Loafing featuring the Tampa Yankees minor league baseball team and low attendance

 Tampa protest following Baltimore police officers arrest of Freddie Gray

Tampa protest following Baltimore police officers arrest of Freddie Gray

 World champion dock dog Baxter, a   Belgian Malinois  trained by Tony Lambert, competes in the distance challenge at the  Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Eastern Regional in St Petersburg Florida

World champion dock dog Baxter, a  Belgian Malinois trained by Tony Lambert, competes in the distance challenge at the Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Eastern Regional in St Petersburg Florida

 21st Annual Tampa Pro Am skateboard competition took place at Tampa Skate Park

21st Annual Tampa Pro Am skateboard competition took place at Tampa Skate Park

  While on a personal project I was able to shoot Times Square just two days prior to super storm Sandy. Looking back it was eerily normal given the size of the storm just off shore

While on a personal project I was able to shoot Times Square just two days prior to super storm Sandy. Looking back it was eerily normal given the size of the storm just off shore

 Cover photo for Tampa Bay Pride week

Cover photo for Tampa Bay Pride week

  At a Justice for Trayvon demonstration in front of the Tampa Federal Courthouse participants wore shirts, held signs, and rallied support for Trayvon Martin and his family, some of whom were present. The rally was held one week after the not guilty verdict in Sanford Florida where George Zimmerman stood trial for the second degree murder of Trayvon.

At a Justice for Trayvon demonstration in front of the Tampa Federal Courthouse participants wore shirts, held signs, and rallied support for Trayvon Martin and his family, some of whom were present. The rally was held one week after the not guilty verdict in Sanford Florida where George Zimmerman stood trial for the second degree murder of Trayvon.

 Pizza is king! Cover photo for a Pizza Marathon- a 12 month comparison of Tampa Bay pizzarias

Pizza is king! Cover photo for a Pizza Marathon- a 12 month comparison of Tampa Bay pizzarias

 Wild rides at the Florida State Fair

Wild rides at the Florida State Fair

  Sierra Mist poses in Nix Herrera exhibit as part of the annual Nude Nite Tampa published on March 18 2013

Sierra Mist poses in Nix Herrera exhibit as part of the annual Nude Nite Tampa published on March 18 2013

 Opposing forces. The men in an embrace on the right show their contempt for the man on the right who is proselytizing at the St Pete Pride event

Opposing forces. The men in an embrace on the right show their contempt for the man on the right who is proselytizing at the St Pete Pride event

   Brendy Gutierrez of West Palm Beach chalks a tribute to Leonardo da Vinci. This was Gutierrez's first appearance at Tampa's Chalk Walk published March 16, 2012

Brendy Gutierrez of West Palm Beach chalks a tribute to Leonardo da Vinci. This was Gutierrez's first appearance at Tampa's Chalk Walk published March 16, 2012

 Covering the Kumari Festival in Kathmandu, The Nepalese Military stand guard

Covering the Kumari Festival in Kathmandu, The Nepalese Military stand guard

 After the disclosure by ex National Security Agency employee  Edward Snowden that the agency had been using internet and cellular phone technology to spy on U.S. citizens several organizations gathered on Friday June 23, 2013 to protest across the street from the Federal Building in Downtown Tampa, Fl. The Guy Fawkes mask on the back of the head of an Occupy Tampa member has become a symbol of protest world wide. Demonstrators rallied against the NSA, advocated for the release of Bradley Manning who was arrested in 2010 for releasing classified information to the website Wikileaks, and held Snowden out as a hero.   

After the disclosure by ex National Security Agency employee  Edward Snowden that the agency had been using internet and cellular phone technology to spy on U.S. citizens several organizations gathered on Friday June 23, 2013 to protest across the street from the Federal Building in Downtown Tampa, Fl. The Guy Fawkes mask on the back of the head of an Occupy Tampa member has become a symbol of protest world wide. Demonstrators rallied against the NSA, advocated for the release of Bradley Manning who was arrested in 2010 for releasing classified information to the website Wikileaks, and held Snowden out as a hero.

 

 Tom Filbert who is currently unemployed demonstrates for higher wages for fast food workers during the nationwide fast food workers strike 

Tom Filbert who is currently unemployed demonstrates for higher wages for fast food workers during the nationwide fast food workers strike 

  Susie Shannon of Occupy Tampa escorted out of International Plaza in Tampa on 07-27-13 after participating in a demonstration protesting the jailing of Bradley Manning, the Army private and  former intelligence analyst  being held for his alleged release of classified information to the web site WikiLeaks.

Susie Shannon of Occupy Tampa escorted out of International Plaza in Tampa on 07-27-13 after participating in a demonstration protesting the jailing of Bradley Manning, the Army private and former intelligence analyst being held for his alleged release of classified information to the web site WikiLeaks.

 The Pet-A-Palooza event in Tampa brought Twiggy the waterskiing squirrel to entertain. This little dude, the second iteration of Twiggy, has been in movies and television

The Pet-A-Palooza event in Tampa brought Twiggy the waterskiing squirrel to entertain. This little dude, the second iteration of Twiggy, has been in movies and television

 In the debate over animals being used in circuses both sides are passionate about their beliefs. Florida Voices for Animals protested just prior to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus

In the debate over animals being used in circuses both sides are passionate about their beliefs. Florida Voices for Animals protested just prior to the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus

  James “Pictureman” Youngblood peers from his food truck, where he and wife Sheilah gave away hot dogs across the street from the College Hill polling place in Tampa on election day. 

 James “Pictureman” Youngblood peers from his food truck, where he and wife Sheilah gave away hot dogs across the street from the College Hill polling place in Tampa on election day. 

  James Bell was the focus of a news feature called   Lost Veterans   by Mitch Perry. It was   a story on how Bell, along with thousands of others, wind up homeless after their military service. He arrived in Tampa on a  Greyhound  bus from Georgia

James Bell was the focus of a news feature called Lost Veterans by Mitch Perry. It was a story on how Bell, along with thousands of others, wind up homeless after their military service. He arrived in Tampa on a Greyhound bus from Georgia

A demonstration of a water propelled jet pack shown on the Hillsborough River in Tampa during the 2nd annual Mayors River O'Green celebration for St Patricks day

A demonstration of a water propelled jet pack shown on the Hillsborough River in Tampa during the 2nd annual Mayors River O'Green celebration for St Patricks day

A demonstration of a water propelled jet pack shown on the Hillsborough River in Tampa during the 2nd annual Mayors River O'Green celebration for St Patricks day in 2013

  Jim Haskins holds a crucifix with a choose life sign attached outside of the Women's Health Center on Fletcher Ave in Tampa. The image was part of a story being done for the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade by Arielle Stevenson

Jim Haskins holds a crucifix with a choose life sign attached outside of the Women's Health Center on Fletcher Ave in Tampa. The image was part of a story being done for the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade by Arielle Stevenson

  Prior to the Republican National Convention in 2012 there were several weeks of active Occupy Tampa demonstrations. This young participant carries one of the sentiments of the group.

Prior to the Republican National Convention in 2012 there were several weeks of active Occupy Tampa demonstrations. This young participant carries one of the sentiments of the group.

  Pete "Poobah" the Fire Eating Pigmy was a crowd favorite for years at the World of Wonders Sideshow at the Florida State Fair. He was a favorite of mine with his story telling face, his short stature, the ever present black marks around his mouth, and his place in history of the dyeing art of sideshow performer. 

Pete "Poobah" the Fire Eating Pigmy was a crowd favorite for years at the World of Wonders Sideshow at the Florida State Fair. He was a favorite of mine with his story telling face, his short stature, the ever present black marks around his mouth, and his place in history of the dyeing art of sideshow performer.