10 Things to Know about Me: 1. I worked as a newspaper photojournalist for more than 12 years. 2. My work has been recognized by POYi, NPPA, National Headliner Awards, and others. 3. Even better, a photograph and story of mine inspired an anonymous donor to fund an immigrant’s education. 4. I continue to tell stories with pictures and video. 5. I also help plan cities. 6. My favorite writer is John Steinbeck. 7. My favorite book is Grapes of Wrath. 8. Paul Davidoff’s theory, advocacy planning, is a major influence. 9. Dorothea Lang’s photographs are another. 10. My wife and I have two boys, Eli and Simon.