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Artist’s Statement

We drove across the country and I shot a roll of film, and the photos were all a mess. Light leaks or maybe myView full post »


Last December we went back to Indiana for Christmas. These are a few film shots from the kids’ first ice skatingView full post »

tell the light not to go

The light was fading on the mountain. We made portraits, and then ran crazy with a fake deer. I love theseView full post »

Open Hearts

It’s October again. A hard month. It used to be the month I lost my son, last year it also became the time IView full post »

Our summer on 100 rolls of film > real fast with music

Jesse likes to ebay. Last summer he bought a box of 100 rolls of 12 exposure expired Fuji Superia. He told me itView full post »

Real Big

Last week I wrote this post about how making pictures was all tied up in my current heartbreak. But sometimes youView full post »


My hands are empty. There are children running circles round me, but my hands are empty. I have come to termsView full post »


“How do we learn to see in the dark? It begins with a vow of watchfulness. By standing still – weView full post »

Oh… it’s a Rangefinder!

An afternoon of archery, adventuring, forts and good friends. I was shooting Nate’s Hasselblad Xpan andView full post »

Their Ritual

Every month my boys go on a campout with their Dad and tribes of hundreds of other Dads and their boys. So thankfulView full post »

Santa Flew In

Each Christmas Jesse’s squadron flies Santa and a few of his elves in on a helicopter. The kids get to sayView full post »

The Ride

“Would you go to heaven? There is a sign you must stand beside where the man with the cigarette takes theView full post »

Last Christmas Chrome

My love of images began with my parents’  slide projector, light streaming through grainy images, theView full post »


These photos turned out like real family Thanksgiving photos, grainy, out of focus, random. ButView full post »

Wood for Days

Felling trees with hand painted axes. All day. Men and children. 11-1-13 . Minolta Autocord,View full post »


I normally hate Halloween but I liked this one a lot. 10-31-13 . Nikon One Touch, Leica something point and shootView full post »

the Ball

We got dressed up all fancy and went to a ball… It was a good night. That lasted until the nextView full post »

the Mountain

I can’t possibly express how thankful I am for our friendship with this family and our adventuresView full post »

“One True Sentence”

My friends loaned me a documentary of Sally Mann to watch. It had life, death and some nakedness in it. IView full post »

A Miracle

The words come first this time. I did not love my husband. I toyed with the wording inside my mind, trying toView full post »

Lizzy + Joe on Film

Lizzy and Joe are rad. We hung out in Leucadia and made pictures one late summer night. The above images are someView full post »


Made some images of this lovely girl over the summer, her heart is even more beautiful. She is moving soon and we willView full post »

Surfed their Brains Out

A month or so ago I happened across a youth surf event/competition on my morning run. So I ran home, loaded up theView full post »

Lighthouse 120

I shot this roll when we visited a lighthouse for Mother’s Day. It was magic and the kids were stoked,View full post »