I am so overjoyed that fate took me back to California just in time to see my two favourite siblings finish school. Yauss graduated cum laude, and is off to Chapman University in the fall. It was such a pleasure to photograph her (and her goofball of a big brother, now alum of the University of California, Davis) after the ceremony. Congrats Yauss, thanks for letting me share the day with you!Read More
Two years ago, around Christmastime, my grandma and I sat in her living room – she in her big armchair by the French doors where the birds would come to feed all through the winter, and I on the floor surrounded by boxes and that thick old-paper-smell – and looked through her photographs.
My grandma passed away a few weeks ago at the age of 91, and today at her funeral I spoke about her early life through the photographs we explored together. They illustrate the life of a remarkable woman whose features – her dark eyes, her inclination to mischief – I see reflected in my cousins, my sister, and my mother, every day.Read More
I can hear little clicks inside my dream.
Night drips its silver tap
down the back.
At 4am I wake. Thinking
of the man whoRead More
left in September.
Not so long ago, I was thrilled to be invited to photograph Matt and Rebecca's Easter wedding. From the moment I sat down with a cup of tea on their sofa to talk over their plans, I knew this was going to be a wonderfully warm and joyful celebration. It's really no wonder that I've left these two feeling like part of the family!Read More
As we entered 2015 I had the very great joy of photographing Hannah and Michael's New Year wedding. Hannah and I met as teenagers when I (briefly!) attended her school, and as soon as I met her again for coffee to discuss wedding plans with her fiancé, I knew she and Michael had found something very special in each other.Read More