I'm an independent photojournalist based in Los Angeles, Calfiornia. Previously a staff photographer at The Orange County Register, I now freelance for clients such as the Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. I'm a...
Anirudh Sharma waves a sparkler above his head during a Diwali celebration Saturday night at the Shanthi Mandir in Columbia. The five-day holiday, also known as the "Festival of Lights," is one of the most important in the Hindu faith.
Doug Sayre, left, takes a moment while he helps his family load freshly harvested Maryland cigarette tobacco plants onto the back of his grandfather's trailer in Edgerton, Wis. The area, which is long known for producing chewing and pipe tobacco started growing cigarette tobacco for the first time this year.
Irvine Police Chief Mike Hamel bows his head in prayer with Pastor Mark Whitlock of Christ Our Redeemer AME Church after tying a thread around each others wrists as a symbol of unity during a "thread ceremony." The ceremony has held in the aftermath of an attack in Dallas that killed five police officers and multiple black men killed across the country by police.
Mater Dei senior Katie Lou Samuelson lifts herself up as Chaminade celebrates their victory over Mater Dei during the CIF-SS Open Division finals game at Azusa Pacific University. Mater Dei lost 64-63. Samuelson was named Gatorade's national girl's basketball player of the year in 2015.
Placer senior Ryan Meyer takes a moment of silence before taking the field during the CIF Division 4-AA State Championship game at Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles. Placer lost the championship game to Crenshaw with a score of 46-43.