Visual storyteller Christopher T. Assaf lives in Salisbury, Md., on the Delmarva Eastern Shore. He works throughout Washington, D.C. and Baltimore; Delaware, Virginia, and the Delmarva Peninsula; as well as Philadelphia and parts of Pennsylvania. He is an experienced photojournalist, photography--sports, portrait, lifestyle, magazine, corporate, pet, commercial & wedding. He is an award-winning video editor and cinematographer.
The stress of making it into the second round of the Howard County Library Spelling Bee is apparent as Jonathan Cort, a fifth grader from Clemens Crossing Elementary School, waits between rounds. He went out on the next word.