water portraits

I am so in love with shooting in the ocean. Most importantly I love connecting with other “water-lovers.” Being in the ocean is a special experience especially here on the California coast where the waves are like gold: respected, cherished and longed for. I am so excited to be able …

Once A Girl

“Courage, sacrifice, determination, commitment, toughness, heart, talent, guts. That’s what little girls are made of; the heck with sugar and spice.” ― Bethany Hamilton, Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board When I was young-in my emotional teen years-I remember crying on my …

don’t think

You mustn’t want, you must be receptive; don’t think, even, the brain’s a bit dangerous. Sensitivity is the flavor of moments. Henri Cartier-Bresson All photographs demarcate their own period in time. You must not disregard the first image you ever made for future photographs. Every image you have made is …

new work is an unconnected process

I have been working on a secret personal project for over a year now that I can’t even share because I still don’t have a final image to show! I am creating altarpieces to honor families experiencing the transition of their child entering the “Age of Enlightenment.” The actual final …

the feeling of a memory

“Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depths of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more.” ― Alfred Tennyson

.a visual heart-to-heart

No. 1 Over the last several months I have had the opportunity to completely shift my photographic experience by exploring why I continue to do photography after all these years. I have been in communication with other fine art photographers and involved in a supportive community of artists whose language …