This year-long personal project is nearing its conclusion. Last week, I visited the nursing home for the next-to-last time. Driving home, I tend to reflect on the visits. The way I work there has evolved. I no longer bring in big lighting setups and backdrops. I spend longer with each resident than when I started.
Last month, I spent another afternoon at the Belknap County Nursing home. I was there to continue work on this year-long personal project, which I began last November. (See bottom of page for links to Parts I-XI). Leo “I like it here.” “But I haven’t seen my wife in a year. She lives in Concord.
People are beautiful. My goal is to photograph clients so that they feel and look special. I take pride in planning and styling this kind of portrait session. Heather wanted a set of portraits as a surprise gift for her husband on his 40th birthday. In our consultation we determined the mood that she was
Earlier this summer, I travelled with my husband to Prague, Czech Republic, and Vienna, Austria. The trip was partly for work, but we did get to take a little time to be tourists. We had been to Prague before–it’s our favorite European city–and we loved to return. The people are welcoming, the food is wonderful,
Karen & Brian are celebrating 30 years of marriage. They wanted photos for themselves, and for their children. We chose locations close to their home in Campton, NH—a covered bridge and a peaceful, secluded pond–in the White Mountains. They brought their dog, Kiyah, who was quite happy to participate!
Marylena, Nick and Graham live in Holderness, NH. Their session was a nice combination of photos of everyday life. It included unscripted images of a family at their home, and some portraits. Graham couldn’t wait to show me the tree house being built for his recent sixth birthday… …and his frog pond. The family
Nicole and Justin got engaged last summer, when he proposed at the same park where her parents had their first kiss. For their engagement session this summer, they chose Waterville Valley, NH, where there are mountains, gardens, and a pretty lake. They are planning their destination wedding in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, in March.
This little guy is now seven years old. He lives in the Bronx in NYC. This is his second summer staying with our family in New Hampshire through the Fresh Air Fund. Since 1877, the Fresh Air Fund has been providing summer experiences to almost 2 million New York City children who live in communities