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Marie Claire Italia and Me

photo spread in Marie Claire Italia magazine with Roxanne Darling

 

Way back in 1996, I built and published my very first website. I cried the moment I clicked “Publish” — overwhelmed by the idea that anyone in the world could now (in theory) connect with me. I’ve always experienced the internet as an oddly spiritual place, one where like-minded and like-hearted humans connect on even the tiniest and quirkiest of shared interests. Increasingly, we don’t have to depend on lineage or geography, and instead, the power of energy is coming to the fore. It goes along with the drive for increased ‘authenticity’ and a willingness to be more of who you are and less of who you are not. In essence, we are abandoning the need to fit in for the freedom to express our unique desires and points of view. Read more

2020 International Juried Exhibition

postcard image from 2020 international juried exhibition by center for photographic art in carmel, ca


2020 International Juried Exhibition

Juror: Aline Smithson, Editor-in-Chief, Lenscratch
Center for Photographic Art
Director: Ann Jastrab
Carmel, CA

I met Ann Jastrab at the CENTER Santa Fe review and she has been a tremendous supporter of my work. For this exhibition, over 2500 images were submitted. 110 were selected by juror, Aline Smithson. (40 in the gallery and 70 in the online show.) Aline is one of our champions in photography. I find her own photographic work technically superb and often whimsical in subject matter, resulting in a large body of work and countless awards. (I’m especially fond of this series she did with her mom.) But that’s only the start as Aline is a beloved fine art photography instructor and also runs the website, Lenscratch, which features a new photographer every single day. Read more