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Photography

I took a black-and-white film photography class in college; now I use a digital camera. Some of my favorite subjects are random "trash" and worn-out signs that I find on walks around the city. I often bring my camera to document rallies, shows and other events in which I am a participant. Over the past year I've enjoyed taking shots of (and eating) my culinary creations; I'd like to think they are cookbook-worthy.

One of the best parts of traveling is being able to take pictures in environments different from Chicago. I earned Underwater Photographer and MX-10 (amphibious camera) certifications from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (better known as PADI) several years ago.

A few of my photographs have been displayed at the University of Chicago Hospitals. This year I received an award for "Flew the Coop", a picture of parrots in Panamá. Other photographs I took in Panamá were part of "Pregonando: Voicing Community", a multi-disciplinary exhibit in Chicago featuring collaborative, community-based projects.

Flew the Coop

Flew the Coop

Tino's Nest

Tino's Nest

avery r. young

avery r. young

Big Feet

Big Feet

My bowl

They be drinkin' out of my bowl!

Thai Fried Rice

Thai Fried Rice

Wrong Way

Wrong Way

Hibiscuses

Hibiscuses


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