The only two new year resolutions you need

Bullshit about new beginnings; The only two new year resolutions you need

Bullshit about new beginnings The only two new year resolutions you need I am not going to overload you with another essay about how the new year is a chance at a new beginning. Yes, the new year is an arbitrary but understandable time to evaluate your life. But...

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How photographing a natural home birth made my year

December 4, 2017

How photographing a natural home birth made my year My niece Shasta’s first birthday is this month. In honor of the birthday, I decided to share the story of her birth, and how I photographed it. I don’t really have a bucket list, per say. But I do keep...

Girls… Now Women

November 17, 2017

I’ve known these women since they were girls, placed in Child Protective Services and wards of the state. I was their group home staff, and they were my clients. I’ve been taking photos of them since they were preteens in some cases, and it’s been a privilege to be...

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Looking for help in Phoenix–exhibit and community conversation

July 30, 2016

(Although this did not happen in the timeframe hoped for, I hope this exhibit and community conversation can take place in the future. Please get in touch if you would be interested in helping in some capacity. Hello Phoenicians! I am searching for help putting together a community exhibit...

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Working against a deadline in film class

July 18, 2016

Does a firm deadline help you finish a project? It does for me. I am taking a film class, and suddenly, our end-of-class projects are due. It is a summer class, so we only had 10 weeks total. Despite knowing the schedule (mostly) from the beginning, I feel overloaded...