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 to bring together my two loves: photography and the ocean to all of my clients!
“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 bed after being betrayed by a friend and thinking, “When I become a mother, I hope I don’t have a little girl because I wouldn’t want her to have to go…
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 relevant and important in your development. You must also remember that, as in life, the choices you make will determine your future as a photographer. Every decision you make-from…
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 piece is being built as I write this. When I do have something to share, I will.
I spent the first 8 months conceptualizing the entire project-from overarching concept to…
“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
Here is my response to Wendy’s image No 12.
Birth to age 1
Age 1 to Age 2
Age 2 to Age 3
Age 3 to Age 4
Age 4 to Age 5
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 is photography. This transition has helped me get back to my personal roots of what pulled me in to photography in the first place. In the process I have had…