COVID Oakland - Empty Streets

Date: 3/27/2020

Description: Drone footage of the empty streets of Oakland. The coronavirus caused the bay area to go into lockdown mode on March 17th at 12:01am. Let's stay healthy Oakland! (video). This video was also picked up by ABC 7, CBS 5, and KRON 4.

Press Photographer, Chale Wote Fest, Jamestown, Accra, Ghana

Date: August 2019, Year Of Return

Description: Photographed the event in Jamestown, Accra. (link)


Press Photographer, Cape Town Jazz Fest, South Africa

Date: August 2016/2017/2018/2019

Description: I’m invited back annually to attend this amazing festival (cancelled for 2020) and participate as a photographer. I also get access to the media junkets and 1-on-1 interviews with participating artists like Chaka Khan, Amanda Black, Mulatu Astatke, Black Motion, etc.

Panelist, Coalition Of Black Excellence, Balancing Your Side Hustle

Date: 2/21/2019

Description: Speaking on a panel for the Coalition of Black Excellence event here in SF. (link)

Gallery Showing, Richmond Arts Gallery, The Art Of Living Black

Date: 2/2/2019

Description: Participated in The Art Of Living Black at the Richmond Arts Center. I showed a triptych 40” x 60” piece from a scene I captured in Ghana.

Presentation, MooD-ology Photography, How To Win With Social Media

Date: June 2017

Description: I gave a presentation to other photographers about the best practices in using social media for business.

Maharishi Institute, Social Media Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa

Date: March 2016

Description: A presentation to the youth in Johannesburg, South Africa about using social media for business/expression instead of just as a consumer.