Miss Havisham

  “The marriage day was fixed, the wedding dresses were bought, the wedding tour was planned out, the wedding guests were invited. The day came, but not the bridegroom. He wrote her a letter—” “Which she received,” I struck in, “when she was dressing for her marriage? At twenty minutes to nine?” “At the hour and minute,” said Herbert, nodding, “at which she afterwards stopped all the clocks. What was in it, further than that it most heartlessly broke the marriage off, I can’t tell you, because I don’t know. When she recovered from a bad illness that she had,…

Ladies in Waiting

From my photo book titled Ladies in Waiting. The text explains the inspiration and process for this project. I had returned home for a week to be with my mother who was recovering from surgery due to a year of poor health. My time there was to be spent washing the dishes, cooking dinners, and doing the laundry. The important part was the laundry. While folding a load of freshly dried whites I came across my mother’s nightgowns. My mother has worn these since I could remember; they are a part of some of my earliest memories. Though, until this…

Revisiting: Claire de Lune

Parsons Challenge from 2013. I’m realizing how important it is to revisit older work. I really milked the writing on this one… The concept of this series is the idea of negative space, something vastly over looked in our everyday lives. In fact, we often resist the in-betweens of life, abhor them even, and desperately try to fill the supposed emptiness with more sound, and more stimulation.  Though, in this ‘negative space,’ even for its monotony, lies the most important part of our lives. They stitch together the festivities, and lay the ground work for the thrilling experiences. Sometimes we even…