Photo Stories: Powerful Contrasts

Mortality is about contrasts. We are here to experience them.  I love powerful contrasts. Light and shadow. Fast and slow. Up and down. Happy and Sad. Well, maybe not “sad”. Andrew’s mother remembered the bags of birdseed. She had been to the park before. I’ll bet you can hear the …

Nothing is Ordinary

Dear Grandchildren: I have embarked on a journey through all of the photographs I have taken of you over many, many years. I am determined to give each of you the photo stories that touch my heart every time I see them. Even without a word of explanation, the photos …

There Is No End to Fun In A Photo Booth

  Several hours later, we were still dressing up and pretending. The sun went down but I was snapping away until the last ray of light.     Only they, the enraptured actors and actresses can tell you about their experiences. There is no doubt that they approached their dress-ups …

Overlay: Telling Stories With Symbolism

  Making Favorite Photographs Into Keepsakes Over the years I have chosen some favorite photographs of people I love and enhanced the moment by using “overlay”. There is nothing difficult or magical about the process except that one has to prowl around the Internet for images that are suitable for …