Kara’s Senior Portrait

One of life's greatest joys is watching your children grow into adults. My oldest daughter is a senior and I was honored she asked me to photograph her. Sure it makes sense since dad's a photographer, but she could choose whoever she wanted for this important moment. I tried to…

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Woodstock, Vermont Personal Art Photos

Wrapping up my trip to Vermont, I wanted to share a few personal photos. These images were captured with a Canon SD870 IS point and shoot camera while walking around Woodstock, Vermont. Woodstock is a quaint shire town that feels like stepping back in time. The architecture is amazingly rich…

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Sarah and Patrick’s Woodstock Vermont Destination Wedding

Last year I traveled to a destination wedding in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. This year, almost one year to the date, I traveled to Woodstock, Vermont to photograph the wedding of Sarah and Patrick. Sarah (my album designer) and Patrick are beloved friends. They say you should never work for family…

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The Power of Words

"What are words for when no one listens its no use talking at all" Missing Persons Words are powerful. A well crafted turn-of-phrase has the power to impact lives. Too many becomes a bunch of noise. Can words become art? Wordle Continuing with my theme of Cinematic Wisdom, I recently…

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It’s Good To Be Home!

Traveling to Vermont for Sarah and Patrick's wedding this past weekend was filled with many first time experiences. This is why I love to travel. The people you meet, the cities and food and life experiences all become the story your life. I'm all about stories and this trip gave…

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Geek Alert! Reviving my Apple Powerbook

It happens. Over time, everything will eventually fail, break down and fall apart. There's a word to describe it. Entropy. There is something special about items which have withstood the test of time. Sentimental and nostalgic---a well worn pair of shoes, a ragged sweatshirt. On a practical side, they're our…

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Cinematic Wisdom – The End is in the Beginning

My mornings begin with a cursory glance at The Columbian ending with the horoscopes. Today's words of wisdom rang with the resounding sound of truth. You have vision and talent. In stolen moments, you dream of your destiny. Someone might say you can't do it. That's the first sign that…

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Mr. Bowman’s Birthday

It's not every year that you celebrate a milestone birthday. My dear friend James decided to celebrate 50 in his own unique way. (You may recall Mr. Bowman from this post and the movie 300 post). Not only was his birthday a personal milestone, it also happened in a leap…

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Leap and the Net will Appear

Each year begins with a promise of new beginnings. We set goals and challenge ourselves to do better. Transitioning from one year into the next brings the opportunity to mark time and renew ourselves. "Leap and the net will appear!" Quotes are a favorite obsession of mine. I find inspiration…

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We Only Limit Ourselves

As this year comes to an end, I find myself reflecting on change. It's the one thing in life you can count on. As an artist, the struggle comes from a desire to grow, yet remain true to your original passion. When you take your art and create a business…

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