Listen to the Trees

PROJECT — Gallery Exhibition “Listen to the Trees” is an ongoing series of personal photographs I began in 2012. This series of images was printed for a gallery exhibition that opened in March 2020. I mostly encountered these trees — redwoods, oaks, laurels and other species — during regular walks in the eastern hills of Oakland,…

Sleeping Sickness

Sleeping Sickness For three years, Andrew and his mother had no idea why he was constantly falling asleep. A sleep specialist finally put the pieces together: Andrew has narcolepsy. PROJECT Managed and edited all aspects of PEDSnews, a magazine published by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital for referring community physicians. CLIENT UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland…

Buddy-movie Tech Entrepreneurs

Buddy-movie Tech Entrepreneurs After a decade laboring for others in Silicon Valley, two Berkeley Engineering alumni, friends since college, start their own company. CLIENT Berkeley Engineering — School of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley ASSIGNMENT Wrote and photographed article for Berkeley Engineering, the school’s e-newsletter. “The reason we are where we are now…

Guerilla Grafters

Guerilla Grafters The Guerilla Grafters, a loose-knit band of undercover orchardists, blend gardening and urban activism to spark debate about the use of public space. CLIENT San Francisco Chronicle ASSIGNMENT Pitched own story idea to editor of paper’s food section. After assignment was given, I wrote and photographed the article. “When you walk down the street…

Chlamydia Warrior

Chlamydia Warrior The eye problems she observed in South India motivated this physician to devote her research career to understanding and vanquishing chlamydia. PROJECT Managed and edited all aspects of PEDSnews, a magazine published by UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital for referring community physicians. CLIENT UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland ASSIGNMENT Wrote and photographed article for PEDSnews…