In the hills of southwest Pennsylvania near the West Virginia border, signs of emerging and sunset industries: long, plodding coal trains, listless mill towns and gleaming office parks built around the recent surge in the gas fracking industry. Three days of nearly constant rain made shooting a challenge as I covered two oil rigs and a gas "frack pad" by truck and helicopter. Oil and Gas Investor Magazine was co-founded and illustrated by luminary National Geographic photographer Lowell Georgia, now retired. Cover Story by Steve Toon.
Carlos Arredondo, famous cowboy hat first responder at the Boston Marathon bombings of 2013, speaks to investment executives at Fenway Park about the City's response to the terrorists, against the backdrop of new additions to its skyline.
One of my favorite non-profits, the Posse Foundation sends groups of urban students to colleges together in "posses" to help insure high success rate. Posse Foundation was the brainchild of MacArthur Genius Award recipient Deborah Bial. This composite photo made into a five foot poster includes the six Boston posses headed to Union College (my hometown of Schenectady, NY), Brynn Mawr College, Bucknell University, Denison University, Hamilton College and Centre College.
At its annual Boston luncheon, Scripps Networks had stars on board: (from left) Don Wildman/Travel Channel, Damarris Phillips/Food Network and Cooking Channel, Nicole Curtis/HGTV, Allison Victoria/DIY Network, and Matt Blashaw/DIY Network.
Yearbook portrait for the Ancient Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts, founded in 1638. It remains the oldest military organization in the Western Hemisphere, and has had four US Presidents among its members.