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Life’s Work, Part XXXVI

Luke, Traffic Officer, London This post marks the end of a nearly two-year personal project about people and their work, and about the evolution of trades and professions.   Life’s Work extends Irving Penn’s  Small Trades, 1950-1951.   Small Trades was rooted in work by Eugène Atget (1857 – 1927).   Each examined individuals based on profession. In 70 year jumps, each wrestled with

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Published in Inspired Magazine

The Motherhood Issue My portrait of Lisa and Leah is featured in this month’s issue of Inspired Magazine!  I am one of ten photographers whose work was selected for the Motherhood Issue.   Inspired is a print and online publication of the National Association of Professional Child Photographers.  You can buy the print magazine and view the

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Life’s Work, Part XXXV

Mark, Puppeteer When I first began emailing around to find interesting subjects for this project in London, I was given the names of two puppeteers.  The email included an interesting warning: Sarah Wright and Mark Down are “Puppetry Royalty,” and you shouldn’t really expect to get them.  To my delight, they both kindly said yes.  Sarah was in

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