Think for just a moment about the last time you had a life altering experience. Take your time……….Got it? Good. We all come to these life events from different directions. Sometimes we are blindsided, other times we are searching out new ideas, but no matter the method of transportation, we all eventually reach a place in [...]
In the past I have been guilty of setting up my entire studio lighting kit in my living room with the intent of capturing every moment of Christmas morning. It’s been comforting to know I can capture the magic as it happens with quality exposures and perfectly executed lighting. From the street my neighbors can [...]
Dear Clients New, Old, and Perspective, Maybe it’s the fact that the holidays have a way of getting to me, but today I have a deep sense of gratitude for my job and especially my clients who give me the opportunity to do what I love year after year. I have spent my career photographing hundreds of weddings and [...]
“No one is immune to human contact; Art is not made in a vacuum.” -R. B. Kitaj. When I was a student at The Art Institute of Seattle my favorite professor, Raymond Gendreau, would paraphrase the above quote during each class. Although I can only speculate on his reasoning for the repetition and whatever his motivation, [...]
Of the many projects she has done, it’s her photographs that will be her greatest legacy. Too many of the images are blurry, out of focus, damaged by time, or aging due to corrosive chemistry. None would be worthy of hanging in an art gallery, but all are carefully cataloged, labeled, and dated. As a body of work they detail every holiday, school play, vacation, family get together, and personal triumph for nearly 50 years.