I wash privileged to speak with three dear friends on their podcasts recently, exploring with humor and depth the passion I have for catching families’ stories in films.
“If we had a keen vision and feeling of all human ordinary life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel’s heartbeat, and we should die of that roar that lies on the other side of silence” – George Eliot In part two we talked about the slumber of being human — […]
“Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard” – Anne Sexton (poet) Every time I upgrade my camera I read nearly every page of the manual. By the time I’m done, there isn’t a feature I don’t know something about. Some of us know our camera manual better then our personal manual. […]
I hope this installment of our journey doesn’t come off harsh. Please know these are each ways I’ve misstepped in my own journey. Before we dig into how to pull back the veil that clouds our vision as photographers, I want to describe some unhealthy motives can block us. Do you sometimes photograph for these […]
”The days of walking lifeless, the years calloused and simply going through the hollow motions, the self-protecting by self-distracting, the senses never waking because the body has lost the capacity to fully feel – – this is the life in-between that makes us the wild walking dead.” Ann Voskamp – One Thousand Gifts The first […]
I had just completed a postpartum depression scale at my OB/GYN’s when my doctor walked in with a concerned look on her face. “Your ultrasound this morning revealed a large tumor on your left ovary and it looks suspicious.” Sitting there exhausted and hormonal 6 weeks after the birth of our second daughter, I was […]