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Portrait of Life Well Lived

Maybe depth of relationship comes with changes inside me. Changes in that place of rebellion that still burns like a stubborn ember of fire. When I look in the mirror nowadays, I see my facial features softening, melting a little. I look like my mother. I am becoming a beautiful crone. A wise woman. Like her. When I see her through my camera viewfinder, I see myself in 20-some years. And I hope with all my heart, that I am as good and kind and loving a human being as my mom is.

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Ancient Bond: Photographic Portraits of Sled Dogs

Selected photographic portraits of sled dogs and their mushers are available to purchase either unframed, or mounted on archival baltic-birch gallery panels. Exhibit at 1+1=1 gallery will run from February 7th through March 2nd. These signed photographic fine-art prints will be available after March 2nd until sold out. Read on for further details about the Race to the Sky, Montana’s premier winter sporting event and the qualifying race for the Iditarod in Alaska … and for more details about ordering/purchasing some of these beguiling and powerful canine portraits.

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I am Lucky as a Photographer

I am lucky because I have been involved in this young woman’s life for over 4 years. I am lucky because she allows me to know her — the real her. I am lucky to watch healing happen in the heart a girl who was so wounded … and to see her find a partner who cherishes her, who is a good papa, who is gentle and funny and real.

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It’s a Fine Afternoon for Iced LemonTea

Izzy is so photogeneic!

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Mother-Baby: seeing the connection through a camera lens

Attachment parenting really works. Check out this photo essay showing some of the concepts of the Circle of Security as seen through the lens of my camera. Shayla and her almost-one-year-old toddler, Elijah were awesome subjects during this photo shoot. She has a strong foundation in attachment parenting from taking one of the parenting classes at Florence Crittenton in Helena, Montana.

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How to Get Out of the Way of a Portrait

Pondering how a true portrait comes about.