Drone Photographer Arrested After Flying Over Forest Fire

An Arizona aerial photographer has been arrested for flying a drone over a forest fire in Goodwin, Arizona. His actions caused 14 firefighting aircraft and crews to be grounded. The Arizona Republic reports that the grounding of the planes meant ground units had to temporarily abandon their firefighting efforts as they no longer had air support, letting […]


Shooting Portraits of Sonoma County Wildfire Victims

About six months ago, I created a portrait series titled Ashes Fell Like Snow, photographing people affected by the Northern California wildfires and gathering their stories to share with the world. Creating this collection of portraits required much effort in a short span of time.

Why I Burned My Own Property and How I Photographed It

I was committed to burning my property. I know this sounds a bit crazy but we’re talking about a prescribed burn. My wife researched programs in our area for homeowners to reduce fire hazard. In our area the firefighters are cross-trained for both wildland and structure fires so they are perfectly qualified to do prescribed […]