Man

This week, I really wanted to honor my boyfriend Clint. Even though I’ve made thousands of photos of him during the years we’ve been together, he just had to be my model for this week’s theme “Man”. I’m very lucky to call him my partner in life, my best friend, and the person I call home. He is extremely kind, loyal, and even though he can be very irritating at times, he is the one … Continue readingMan

Woman

This week, I challenged myself to go wayyyy beyond my comfort zone by being my own model for the theme “Woman”. Making self-portraits is a difficult thing for me as a woman, a photographer, and a perfectionist. When I saw this theme coming up, I decided to just go for it and try my best to be gentle for myself. I really wanted to do something with feathers, representing a swan. My grandfather used to … Continue readingWoman

Nostalgia

Hello Nostalgia, my old friend. Ever since I’ve learned how to write, I’ve been keeping journals.Those journals became my friends, especially during the times I felt alone, when I was hospitalized for a really long time, and when it seemed like there wasn’t any positivity left. Although I started with this very early in life, it really took off when I was diagnosed with epilepsy at 12. The doctor told me I should document my … Continue readingNostalgia

Black and White

This is Poekie the Panda. A couple of years ago I got Poekie from my boyfriend. In that time I was suffering from heavy night terrors and because we didn’t live together yet, Poekie was a gift to help me get through the night. One of the nightmares, a recurring one I had for years and years, was about a stairway in my childhood home. It was a dream about something that happened to me … Continue readingBlack and White