Cigarette Packaging in Italy

Cigarette Packaging in Italy

  On a recent trip to Italy I was amazed when I saw these pictures on packs of cigarettes. If this isn’t enough to scare a smoker away from these nicotine delivery devices, I don’t know what will.  For the benefit of my readers I am reproducing what I think is the...

Faces of Istanbul

I took these shots last spring after completing a ten day trip through Russia and Central Asia to photograph aging.  I didnt intend to do a lot of picture taking in Istanbul, but the visual lure of this picturesque city got me out with my camera. One of the largest...

Aging in Central Asia

In May 2012 I traveled to Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia to photograph aging and gain better understanding of international differences in how people grow old.  I was amazed to learn the extent that elders are revered in traditional Kyrgyz society.  The collapse of the...

A Taste of Ancient Peruvian Medicine

I just got back from a road trip through Peru, which was my first trip to South America. On the way I discovered riches in people and culture, but one of my most unexpected experiences was getting a taste of ancient Peruvian medicine. Until the advent of science and...