Andy Bosselman: Photojournalism

I’m a writer and reporter. In January, I started shooting photos for my stories.

SFPD outside the syringe access program in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district on July 26, 2017.
Audra Meux, a former injection drug user, Mary Howe runs the needle program in Haight-Ashbury, SFPD Captain John Sanford, Lena Emmery, a neighbor.

Ahmad Ibrahim, Mokhtar Al-Khanshali, and Marlee Benefield sample some of the rarest coffees in the world. Feb. 14, 2017 at Counter Culture Coffee’s training center in Emeryville, Calif.
Mokhtar Al-Khanshali, CEO of Port of Mokha Coffee.

Goku, Feathers, and Gohan (dog). The team picks up litter in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood as a part of the Taking It To The Streets workforce development program.
Kent Uyehara with what remains of the dog waste station that he installed in front of his skate shop. Vandals destroyed all of the neighborhood’s dog waste stations.

On April 20, Emily Benz rides the 22-Fillmore near McAllister Street. She says that in Portland, Ore. police are more visible at transit stations than they are in San Francisco.
On Thursday, April 21, Karen, who asked that her last name not be used, held a mobile phone that her employer lent her after hers was stolen as she got off of the 21-Hayes on her way to work on Wednesday morning. “I don’t see anyone really monitoring crime,” she said.

Unpublished, for a story about crime on Muni, San Francisco’s public transit system.



Followed by their dog, a couple walks down Masonic Street toward Haight. Background: a wall of flared graffiti.

Personal / Unpublished

Adrian in a Chinatown alley.
Greg & James at a secret bowling alley in Grand Island, Nebr. on December 27, 2015.
Kolkata (2015) / Antwerp (2017) / NYC (2016) (all shot with a point-and-shoot camera)

Andy Bosselman, San Francisco Writer, Reporter, Photojournalist