Today, now and forever, I understand that what we must communicate when taking pictures is the connection of "I hear you" and " see you."
In retrospect, becoming an orphan at thirty-seven wasn't THAT bad. Yes, it set off a series of unfortunate life events that reshaped who I am today.
And yes, I've sat on a therapist couch a time or two so I could learn how to manage my special gifts or talents (
Today here's my biggest takeaway about learning to be more "me" every day. All the struggles I've had to ensure thought my life, makes up the B.S. I love to share about myself with others.
And by B.S. I mean brand story, my adventures of how I'm able
And I hope that every parent and family understands the level of emotional risk and vulnerability I am asking them to take part of during a photo session are risks and insecurity, worry and uncertainty
Marcia is listens with her eyes way before her ears catch with the conversation.
A simple glance is all it takes for her to have a clear sense of the varied emotions radiating across the room.
Which is why she seems to notice the candid expressions that turn a basic photo into a priceless portrait.
Her “all are welcome here philosophy” allows Marcia to embark on curious adventures daily
Moving though distinct life experiences with unconditional love by questioning things that don’t make sense as a human level.
She firmly believes change is necessary for growth. It’s such a simple concept yet it has transformed her "privileges" into infinite life lessons.
Word play, pop culture, music lyrics and movie quotes is Marcia’s go to
Her ability to read the feeling of a room is shockingly accurate
Wishing she would never have to adult unfortunately, Marcia’s looking for new ways to
Will matter in 5 years, well then, make me care. If I had to sum up my theory into a simple
My photo storytelling theory is that taking documentary family portraits help parents and children better communicate truth and reality.
It’s not about finding the perfect moment or saying capturing a good, funny reaction. As generations grow and change, providing someone with pictures and images that say this is who we are… in all our imperfect wonder.
It brings emotional texture to one’s beliefs and convey information with personality.
Documentary photography is an easy way to digest the real truth, nothing but the truth no matter how big or how small.