Middlesex School


Upon relocating from California to Massachusetts, I thought it was about time to revisit the blog and update it with material yet to be shared — starting with some local work I did with Middlesex School in Concord, MA. This session was my third commission with the school, working in partnership with Plum Island Press and Jeanne Abboud Design. The images were incorporated in a launch of branding and print materials, including admission books, brochures, and annual reports.

Seize The Day [Return To Middlesex School]



"O Captain! My Captain!" Robin Williams, quoting Walt Whitman in Dead Poets Society. That's the classic film that comes to mind when I'm shooting images at the beautiful Middlesex private school in Concord, MA. It's an inspiring place where you just want to grab an old book, curl up in an ivy-covered corner and read.

I first had the pleasure of photographing the campus for their publications in the summer of 2007 and would like to thank both David and the school for inviting me back once again this year for a second round.

It was an exciting challenge to canvas the grounds once more, to discover new angles and explore an approach that would read unique from our first pass. Having covered the school from a more conventional perspective the first time around, this session freed us to experiment with the point-of-view, to get in closer on the nooks and crannies, and broaden the portfolio we've been building upon.

The new printed books look fantastic, and it's always a thrill to take pictures in what I will forever consider to be my first home, Boston. Carpe Diem!