Photography is evolving right now. The June cover of Vanity Fair magazine shows a portrait of Janelle Monae, taken by photographer Collier Schorr. As far as I know, it’s the first cover of its kind because it was photographed remotely, live. Schorr’s image appears in the right-hand corner in each of the portraits from that
The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts is charged by the state legislation to ensure that the arts play a significant role in the welfare of the people of New Hampshire. As I write this, we are still in the stages of the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine. As a part of the state’s response to
Currently Booking July – August Thank you to all of my clients who have been patient and understanding during the pandemic. You’ve all been gracious about rescheduling sessions and supporting the studio, and I’m grateful to all of you. Currently, I am mandated by Governor Sununu’s Stay-at-Home order as a non-essential business to remain closed.
I was recently scheduled to give a talk at the Library Arts Center, in Newport, NH, where my work was part of their “Selections 2020” exhibit. The talk was canceled because of the pandemic, but the director of the Library Arts Center, Kate Luppold, asked me a question that might have come up at my talk.
A Virtual Live Photo Session Kree lives in Plymouth, New Hampshire. Her style is eclectic. She loves all kinds of art, antiques, and butterflies, among many other things. I was hoping at least one of Kree’s pets would join the session. We were surprised when her chinchilla, Luna, relaxed into her hug for a sweet
A Virtual Live Photo Session As much as I am looking forward to returning to work with people in my studio, the challenging circumstances of the pandemic have allowed me the opportunity to learn, to invent, and to create. Staying creative always means that I have more to offer my clients, and I can’t wait
A Virtual Live Portrait Session For these sessions, while my studio is temporarily closed due to the pandemic, I’m set up in my little (messy) home office. These are live photo shoots where I create real sets (like a still life). I project people into them. I direct people in terms of styling, lighting, and
Virtual Live Photo Sessions During a Pandemic Limitation inspires creativity. Months ago, I bought an antique-looking, ornate gold frame from Meredith Frame Shop. Who knows how many paintings or photographs it held over years? A few years ago, I started experimenting with projections in my work. I don’t think I expected this frame to merge
As we continue to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. I continue to stay close to home, walking in my rural neighborhood with my dogs or my camera, and going out less than once a week for essential items. On this week’s drive, I reflected on how most people in our community seem to be helping, even
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, my studio has been closed temporarily for several weeks. I am grateful to have a job that I feel sad to be away from. I miss my clients and students. I miss creating for others. I miss serving people. I’m looking forward to returning to the studio when it’s safe for