Taye Diggs Jumps For Joy

Wednesday, February 03, 2016

taye diggs in italy

A few years ago, I was photographing a wedding at a little farm near Siena, Italy for my good friend Robbie and his lovely new bride Magda. The day after the wedding, I set up a simple DIY portrait studio for the guests: one light and an ancient wall for a backdrop, easy peasy.  Robbie is in


My Fulbright Teaching Gig in Cambodia

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Street photography in Cambodia of a young casanova

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to travel to Cambodia on a six-week long Fulbright Fellowship.  My project was to teach an introductory photojournalism course at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, and in my free time I planned to travel and shoot as much as possible.

I had never


Tuscaloosa Tornado for the Red Cross

Saturday, February 02, 2013

tuscaloosa tornado for the red cross

I shot this photo while on assignment for the Red Cross in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  I was covering the aftermath of a massive hurricane that swept through the middle of town.  The devastation was biblical, with a mile wide swath of town mowed down by winds so fierce they stripped the bark off


Travel Story for American Airlines Magazine | Colombia’s Lost City

Friday, October 01, 2010

cuidad perdida colombia

Earlier this year I dragged my out-of-shape white tuckus through the rainforest for five days, at times with the humiliating assistance of a mule. I was on assignment for American Way Magazine (the inflight mag for American Airlines) to photograph Ciudad Perdida, the "lost city" of the


Colombia Trip for Bloomberg News | Meet the Real Juan Valdez

Thursday, January 21, 2010

colombia coffee picker

After a couple of recents shoots in Colombia for Bloomberg News, I now know a lot more about what is involved in fueling my car and waking up my body. 

My first shoot took me to Ecopetrol’s refinery in Barrancabermeja, a fascinating place to visit (and a great place for a fashion shoot!)