In 2004, I returned to the United States from Saudi Arabia in time for the Republican National Convention. MTV News hired me to cover the spectacle. Below runs day two of my five-day diary, recently rediscovered on a long-abandoned hard drive.
Musings & Errata
In 2004, George Bush and the RNC held their convention in New York City. I covered it for MTV News. Here’s day one, and part one, of my few days of coverage.
Young children are notoriously hard to photograph. Here’s a lesson or two I learned while chasing after my daughter.
A scrapbook of photography, musings and general errata.
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