“He put a camera in a carcass and waited for the wolves to come.” That, says Whitney Johnson, director of visuals and immersive experiences, is the kind of effort that makes for a standout National Geographic photo.
I am documentary and portrait photographer based in Portland, Maine.
Born and raised in Nebraska, I’ve since lived and worked in Chicago, Florida and Virginia. I graduated with degree journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2014.
As a staff photojournalist at the Portland Press Herald, the largest newspaper in Maine. I focus on both everyday community journalism and long-term projects dealing with a number of issues, including socioeconomic inequality and substance use disorder.