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Monthly Archives: October 2009


I’ve never gone more than two weeks without blogging for the past three years, and this is the first guest entry. Brooke took this picture of a leaf on our windshield as we drove through Maine. My wife is going to put me out of business with her iPhone camera. She’s taking the food right […]

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Sandra and Nick

I was crossing the street downtown with Emily and Matt, when I heard someone shout from a car sitting in traffic, “Are you Channing Johnson?” It was Sandra. We had exchanged a few e-mails and Sandra had a feeling the guy walking backwards looking through a camera was probably me. Maybe it’s because we’re from […]

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Emily and Ben

Emily and Ben had a beautiful Fall day for their Boston Harbor Hotel wedding. They lived in several different states during their courtship (rarely in the same one) and collected friends along the way that came from all over the country to celebrate with them. Emily’s parents actually live in the Charlotte-area where my parents […]

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Port of Memory

The National contacted me several days ago to spend some time with Kamal Aljafari in Cambridge. The Dubai publication did a story on the Middle East International Film Festival that is going on right now and talked about Kamal’s new film Port of Memory. Kamal, who is a Radcliffe Institute fellow, will be showing some of his […]

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Yoon and I tag-teamed Erin and Philippe’s wedding. I shot the getting ready, he shot the reception, and we both shot the ceremony. I kept seeing Yoon’s head pop up as he looked for a different vantage point. If you put two photographers together they just end up taking pictures of each other.

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