Category Archives: storytelling

Up From Addiction: Portraits of Courage

What would you see if you turned addiction upside down? Being a recovering addict yourself, and a woman, what if you captured images of other women who overcame addiction’s clutching demons? You would hope, by telling their stories, you might reach some … Continue reading

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Summer’s Choice: Chasing the Ghost of the American Dream

When we meet Summer Jordan in the short video, Summer’s Choice, she’s a high school senior facing a terrible dilemma. Her father’s dead, mother lost to drugs, so Summer lives with her ailing grandmother in a small California desert town. She’s … Continue reading

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Intriguing Mystery+CrowdSourced Journalism = ?

I ran across a fascinating NYT video I’d like to share with you. The video centers on the mystery of “a life, or a fragment of a life” explored via social media and reported by New York Times journalist Deborah Acosta. … Continue reading

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Navigating Time, Place & Identity

Portraying Women of a Certain Age A few days ago I encountered some striking portraits of women of a certain age. The portraits seemed to have an almost mythic sensibility – posed, yes, but also very natural. The more I … Continue reading

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