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Archive for February, 2013
2013 Special Olympics New York and Athlete Barney Pedraza
2013 Special Olympics New York and Athlete Barney Pedraza

This past weekend I had the┬áprivilege┬áto photograph the Winter Special Olympics New York. I also was also assigned to follow and photograph Special Olympics athlete Barney Pedraza. Barney, 37, is a world athlete in the Special Olympics and has been competing for 25 years. He won numerous awards from his recent trip last week representing […]

Voices of Thunder

A social piece about a young black man trying to make a difference in the lives of his family, his community, and his overal racial image. I’m experimenting a bit with some of the elements so any comments are welcome. Voices of Thunder from Joe Philipson on Vimeo.

Small World Bakery
Small World Bakery

Last Spring I started working on a documentary about food and localism. Topics I have never really considered or thought much about. After months and months of work and interviews and editing, I’m finally finished. This was probably my most ambitious endeavor. Through this I learned valuable lessons in every part of this process, from […]

Full Frontal Steve
Full Frontal Steve

Every year Steve Kraft submits a photograph to 6 x 6 of himself as a nude. Kraft says that he even got a new nickname from the people at Rochester, NY’s gallery, “Full Frontal Steve.” Yesterday, Steve asked if I would make a photograph of him for this year’s submission. I was happy to oblige […]


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