Where I’ve been
Whether I’ve been traveling, wandering my neighborhood or working on portraits, I’m jazzed by the visual stories I have the opportunity to encounter and love sharing what I’ve noticed with you.
Some images become favorites. Maybe it’s the color, the emotional response, the memory of the day I captured the photo. Sometimes I know what makes the image special, other times it doesn’t matter. This is a space for me to get personal and provide a glimpse into my creative mind and how I see.
When I took this picture, I had my light settings wrong. The white balance was still set to sunlight but I did not delete the image because I found the 'mistake' more interesting than what might have been considered a perfect image.
This image is one of my favorites from my daughter's early days as new mom. The smile on her face, the tiny body curled up, bum in the air, in comfort. The awe in watching a new life grow. All of those things are here. Some images are perfect in spite of themselves.
Sunflowers, and the color yellow cannot help but make you smile. Joy and the art I've created from my garden has been vast this year. I am grateful for nature's continuous bounty.
My garden looks disorganized and chaotic as a whole, but when I explore it in the early morning, I am enchanted. If my mood is dark, it doesn't remain that way. How could it when I see something like this?
I love these captures! The ones where my subject isn't thinking, she's just reacting. And laughter is a lovely melody when genuine.
Seriously. Look at this lovely plant! I saw her while on a bike ride, sans camera so had to return the next day. My heart stopped. In a good way.
I almost passed by this fascinating wild flower. But when I looked closely, I was fascinated. I had to squat and found the angle a bit awkward which made me appreciate my yoga practice!
My husband and I traveled from California to Denver via train in 2018. We had a sleeper car and one of my favorite things to do was see what travelers did before or after boarding, perhaps greeting others.
During portrait sessions, I invite my subjects to bring along an item that has meaning to them. It could be a book they wrote, a scarf, a hat, or like here, a necklace. Sometimes the stories of a human being can be most poignant when we are not head on and...