Dave Floyd

Getting to Know Dave Floyd

Sometimes you meet someone who makes meeting someone seem so easy.

Durán Fernandez-O'Brien

Durán in a Morning

Durán is an architect, a hip hop connoisseur, and an art collector.

Portrait of Remy Fernandez-O’Brien - Stopped Down Studio

Remy in an Afternoon

My new dancer friend Remy came over to make portraits.

Barbara Rubinstein

Sitting with my Mother

Even before the start, my mother guided me toward photography—and now, she helps me navigate it.

Portable Lightstand

In Pursuit of an Ultra-Portable Studio

Last summer, my girlfriend and I discussed how I would shoot portraits after moving in with her. It took six months, and I’ve built an ultra-portable studio.

Hakim Bellamy: Portraits of Black Men | Stopped Down Studio

America Needs More Portraits of Black Men

In this country, we tell narrow, problematic, and unfair stories of blackness, and I think portraiture could be a solution.

City of Roses: Jessica Helen Lopez

City of Roses

In March my friend Gabriel invited me to participate in a photography show celebrating New Mexico-born women of color.

Specializing as a Photographer

I love faces. I love composition. I love stories. I’ve been thinking about how to present that.

Dig and Serve Brunch at Zendo

Dig and Serve Brunch at Zendo

A pop-up gourmet restaurant experience: The best local food, just harvested, prepared on-site, in a long-table setting.