Are you pretty good at seeing the finer details of something? That’s how I feel as a photographer. I love finding the nuances of a subject and …. read and see more photos on the blog! …Read More
Do you ever look up when you're out walking around? I know I can be so focused on what's in front of me (or trying not to trip on something)….Click to read more!Read More
After talking with Candace, I immediately had this location in mind to photograph the interpretation of what she said about how her mental illness felt to her. Wide expanse of prairie, no trees, with little to no sign of civilization. The trick for me was finding the location. — More on the blog, including a video of the area with voiceover.Read More
I quickly got the digital camera out of my bag and snapped the shutter.
I was lucky to just barely capture the woman walking and throwing a stick for her dogs before the composition was lost because she would have been too far away from me.Read More
Words and sketches are photographic ideas waiting to happen.
In the end, I did find this extremely helpful to me to get my ideas down first. …Creating "...the wall...Innocent child. A small flower bud….A powerful, sometimes evil personality. A spider mum. Florist suggests even painting the mum a dark color. ..Idea of a silhouette…Read More
My Motivation - You know when you have to do something? Even though you can't change the past, maybe you can effect the future, even a small way?Read More
— Hydrangeas are beautiful and strong, and ever so resilient. This photograph represents YOUR strength, resilience, and beauty, too.Read More
...I created this image for Richard's story of his continuing journey living with schizoaffective disorder with bipolar. I'm including an excerpt from the interview that will be a part of the exhibit. There's a behind the scenes video, too.Read More
I've been staring at the printed version of this image for over a month now. I printed it as a 30x20" gallery wrapped canvas, and it's been leaning against the living room wall, so I've been seeing it every. single. day. (My office, a spare bedroom, is pretty full right now, so that's why my work has overflowed to the living room.)
Originally photographed about threeRead More
A couple months ago I was part of a photo challenge to create a diptych. While I understand what it is, I had a hard time seeing the relationships between two apparently distinct subjects. My brain just wasn't recognizing visual patterns and relationships, so my entries were sub par to say the least.Then POW! This afternoon I was looking at a couple of my photographs for a totally unrelated reason, and I suddenly saw the pattern between a self portrait and a nature image.Read More