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to live in this world.

To live in this world
you must be able
to do three things:
to love what is mortal;
to hold it
against your bones knowing
your own life depends on it;
and, when the time comes to let it go,
to let it go.
Mary Oliver, In Blackwater Woods

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onto a vast plain.

I have been collecting poetry this year. Mostly from friends who sent a line in a letter, or a book shared via mail. The gift of poetry has sustained me and maintained my sanity during one of the hardest years I have ever experienced. Honestly, 2013 has been one of the most mentally challenging ones...

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kinfolk digital / summer swimming holes

As summer is coming to a close, I am finding myself with the first few moments of silence since it began. This is not to say that summer was noisy and chaotic by any means. However, it was a blur of beautiful experiences that began at this secluded swimming hole in upstate New York at...

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kinfolk digital / 10 tips for the black thumb

Over the past few months, I have been working on a series of photoshoots for Kinfolk Magazine’s new website. It has been refreshing to create with friends in the natural style that I am so fond of. This shoot took place at the home of my friend Jennifer Vitale, stylist extraordinaire. It was a simple...

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austin manuel / nashville, tn

It was an afternoon in late March when Austin and I met to create some photographs together. We had planned a few weeks earlier to spend some time on this project, yet various obligations continued to set us back from meeting. Our final attempt proved successful in that we had no predetermined location and limited...

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go to the limits of your longing

I was doing some spring cleaning today and found this poem handwritten by a dear friend on a piece of parchment, hidden behind a stack of books on my fireplace. I was brought back to last summer when she gave it to me. I read it a dozen times that night, crying harder than I ever...

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odessa rose / black + white

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odessa rose / nashville, tn

Every photographer desires a muse. Odessa is mine. We met on a 5am photoshoot three years ago in Nashville and have been friends ever since. A shared apartment, European travels. I moved across the country, she travels the continents, we seen one another in the cities that we share present tense with, and we return...

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Lands End Canvas / Holiday 2012

Last August, I gathered a group of Portland friends to be a part of the Lands End Canvas holiday campaign I was hired to photograph. We packed up Amos Lanka’s wagoneer and headed to the mountains for a weekend of winter wear, canoe carrying and dinner parties. Although it was still summer, we got into...

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Kinfolk vol 7

The latest issue of Kinfolk magazine was released this week and I had the pleasure of shooting a feature on a dairy farm. I am always thrilled to explore outside of Portland because there are so many hidden treasures in the Oregon countryside. Pick up your copy of Kinfolk Vol. 7 to read more about...

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