Monthly Archives: May 2011

(Elisa from Isolation/identity project) “We are afraid of truth, afraid of fortune, afraid of death, and afraid of each other. Our age yields no great and perfect persons. – Ralph Waldo Emerson You just discovered you have fifteen minutes to live. 1. Set a timer for fifteen minutes. 2. Write the story that has to […]

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  As a little girl, I had a diary. It was bright pink, had a padded cover and a lock with 2 keys that I used to hide in my jewelry box in the “secret” bottom compartment below the plastic spinning ballerina. While I don’t remember what I wrote in those pages, I do remember […]

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Last night I attended a talk given by Heather Morton, an Art Buyer and Blogger. The event was directed to an audience of commercial photographers who want to work with clients in advertising. The title of her presentation was “Risk Everything” and she defines this as: 1. Be a visionary 2. Always be promoting 3. […]

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(This photo is from a personal project called Isolation/identity) I recently watched the Creativelive course taught by Penny De Los Santos. Ostensibly, the course was about food photography but it turned out to be so much more. For one thing, I learned that the elements that make a good food photo, such as light, colour […]

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  It’s now been just over two months since I opened my new studio. When I first moved in, the space was empty, it was a blank canvas. I could decorate it any way I wanted. Images of cool, stylish Tribeca lofts inspired me.  Then the reality of a budget set in and my designer […]

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