A few months ago I was shooting film for a documentary in Upper Egypt and made this frame during a bit of downtime.
Cairo’s Satellite Cities are an experiment in population redistribution and Cairene’s move out to the new suburbs. Sara Topol is writing the story of how as Egypt’s population burgeons and Cairo declines, wealthy Egyptians have taken to the suburbs, where American-esque comforts abound. The new satellite cities offer their own complete inclusive worlds– housing developments [...]
Today I stumbled upon an interesting story that I’m sure I will return to. Ahmed Na’eem, builds and designs marionettes in a small workshop crammed under one of the Cairo’s main high-ways. It’s a skill that he acquired working in puppet theaters and through formal training in London. Now he helps teach new marionette makers [...]
As Cairo Exit has continued to make headlines as it Premier’s in Dubai these, and many more photos from the filming of Cairo Exit are still unpublished and available. Contact me at the email below. Jeffrey Fleishman first wrote about “Cairo Exit” the movie, in the LATimes, and I stumbled across it in my Egyptian [...]
I don’t get to fit humor into many of my photographs, but the bottom two are supposed to fit that bill. I really like these diptychs and triptychs of photos that I just happened to shoot beside each other. Next time I go out I think I’ll try to do them purposefully. With two or [...]
After a busy afternoon of photography on South Beach I caught up with Liz and her friends at the Art Basel exhibits and we roamed around until the morning. At one point we were in eating ribs in the street when we heard this alien noise. We went searching it out and found this rocket [...]