Something in the Water
I grew up in Virginia Beach. I frequently visited the beach during the summer but never went in the winter because it was a ghost town. In this series I explored the oceanfront during a chilly winter sunset. I discovered how vibrant the beach can feel in the midst of December.
The island is a top-secret get-a-way. No rules and only accessible by canoe, the island is a place for bonfires and late nights. Imagine Lord of the Flies but with more fire and less pig killing. Below you’ll find an annual tradition of burning dumped Christmas trees.
Back in 2012 I took a day to shoot the Pagoda in Norfolk, VA. I was an eager photography student so it was great to get outside, and learn through practice. The waterside is a great area to shoot as well, with its mixture of city and natural landscapes.
An Open Letter to My Friends
I’m writing this letter because life is too short for things to go unsaid. I aim to have mentors in my life, and in many ways, you guys are my mentors. I genuinely look up to you all. I want you guys to know how immense an impact you have…
Design Thinking in the field
In an increasingly complex technology and business landscape, companies are beginning to realize the value of design thinking in creating products and services. I set out to learn from individuals’ experience with design thinking methodologies in the field. My survey inquired about their views on design thinking, how their organizations…
Identifying opportunities to use Design Thinking
Great businesses create value for their customers by solving a problem. There is a spectrum of problems in the world, but I want to call attention to two specific types: complicated problems and complex problems. Complicated problems are problems that we understand and have a definitive process and outcome. For…