Tag Archives: documentary photography


A whirlwind of change

A few months ago, I made a life-changing decision: to move from the city I loved dearly, Ojai, CA, to Ashland, OR to start my next new adventure shooting the documentary film “5 Women: 4 […]

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Pondering Portland

I had the opportunity recently to visit the unique city of Portland, OR. Now, you know a city is unique if the bumper sticker slogan is “Keep Portland Weird.” I can’t say I found the […]

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Kiyiswana’n – Our Native Way

On October 6, 2013, the Chumash First Nation people held their 18th Annual Inter-Tribal Pow Wow at Lake Cachuma in Santa Ynez, CA. These annual Pow Wows are held as a celebration to honor Native […]

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…dancing ever since!

Danielle Angel and Carlos Landeros met while dancing at an Ojai mountain festival in 2013, and they’ve been dancing together ever since. Angel attends the Brooks Institute where she is studying visual journalism with a […]

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Everyone can do something to end domestic violence

Issues of Domestic Violence and Violence Against Women have been in the news quite a bit lately. In November of 2012, Brazilian soccer star, Bruno Fernandes, went on trial for charges of planning the murder […]

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Artists inpiring artists

A couple of weeks ago, I was out early in the morning hours walking around the Carpinteria Salt Marsh, in Carpinteria, CA taking photos of the wildlife when I stumbled upon a different kind of […]

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Dance With Your Heart

Pilialoha Christiansen was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii. One of six children, Christiansen had to rise at 4:00am to help her parents prepare meals for the family. Christiansen had a difficult life and says […]

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