Recent Photo and Video Projects
Dust and Bustle at Dawn
The 8 a.m. sun shining through dust makes a pretty picture. I dropped in on a construction site that's part of the Interstate 66 widening project. It's a lot more than widening, though. I was interested in seeing how the roadside trail was shaping up. This was part of...
VIDEO: Ten Steps to Independent Living
My fifth video project of the year with Integrated Living Opportunities of Maryland was a brisk step in a new direction.
Kicking Off Autumn with a Busy Week of Photography
I had a busy schedule of photography last week that took me to different corners of Fairfax County and twice to Fredericksburg. It was fun to get out of the house, for sure, and the weather pretty much cooperated when it needed to.
VIDEO: The Freedom to Choose
Living in his own apartment gave Ben big decisions to make. He used supported decision making as he choose whom to live with. And he found a new sense of freedom and empowerment in the process. https://vimeo.com/452053557/b4d6449e73 Ben uses a letter board to...
VIDEO: Choosing to Live a Healthy Life
Skye has built a big team of supporters to help with all kinds of decisions. In this short film, she talks about the decisions she makes every day to eat good foods, get enough exercise and accomplish the goals she has set for her life.
VIDEO: Should I Go or Shouldn’t I?
When Conner needed to decide whether to go to Disney World during the COVID-19 pandemic, he looked at it from all sides.
VIDEO: Creating a Trust in Three Easy Steps
https://vimeo.com/441690878 This is a new video in the series I am creating for The Arc of Northern Virginia's Special Needs Trust Program. There's a common process for all the trusts The Arc sets up for people with disabilities. This lays it out in three minutes....
PHOTOS: Head of the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative
An article in Virginia Business magazine feature two photos I took of Luiz DaSilva.
VIDEO: “ILO Rescued Us”
Going from fear of the unknown to confidence in skills and independence is a natural process for all of us. Integrated Living Opportunities helps it happen for people with disabilities moving to independent housing. "Rescue" is a strong word to use, but it's the right...
VIDEO: What is a Trust?
I created a video to explain the legal process of creating a trust, and how The Arc of Northern Virginia adds value.