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The [Un]Romance of Business Travel

Setting off from the midwest to California for an out-and-back business trip, I decided to make the entire day a photo documentary exercise. In order to “unify” the myriad of spaces and textures, I shot in black and white. Traveling alone, and reviewing the stark images as I captured them, the entire affair was a very […]

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The Woman Cyclist

She sprints like a man. She climbs like a man. She rides criteriums, cyclocross, road races, and mountain bikes like a man, She even kicks many men’s rears quite handily. And most importantly, she’s as passionate — if not more so — about her male-dominated sport than any man with a bike. Why then do […]

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Midwest Euro-bikers

In a region where Harley is king, these motorcyclists choose the rarer way to ride. Ducati. BMW. Triumph. Moto Guzzi. KTM. MV Agusta. Sure, you’ve heard of BMW, and probably Ducati, even if you’ve never touched a motorcycle throttle, much less thrown a leg over one. But what about these other names? If you live […]

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About Sam

Self-portrait with F5 My first job out of college — in the autumn of 1985 — was with a small, business-to-business advertising agency in Louisville, Kentucky. In a small firm, everyone is “hands-on” and that means everyone does a bit of everything: research, strategy, coffee-making, layout, copywriting, design, face-to-face client contact — and the best […]

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