The mere idea of you, the longing here for you
You'll never know how slow the moments go till I'm near to you... - Billie Holiday, The Very Thought Of You I was at a newborn session the other day with the chunkiest baby boy you've ever laid eyes on. I was greeted at the door by a beaming three-year-old who proudly announced that she was a big sister... and then filled me in on about a hundred other things before the shoot was over. She was adorable and reminded me of my own
Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
(I am large, I contain multitudes.) - Walt Whitman, Song of Myself Today is Election Day. I'll just mention this because, although it's not strictly relevant to yesterday's shoot, it's on my mind. I photographed an old friend. Someone I'd lost touch with back in what I could sum up briefly as Alexis Version 1.0. Bear with me for a moment while I wax tangential. Remember that kid in high school that was kind of a je
I will work ten times harder than before
I will create art, I will create beauty
I will create so many things that you can't ignore
But I will not do them in your name You Will See Me, Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip I don't do New Year's Resolutions. If that's your thing, I'm all for it. But they've never worked for me. My resolutions come late on a Monday night in the midst of chaos. I will not let fear get a bridle on my sense of inspiration. That's a promise I made to mys
...There will be time, there will be time To prepare a face to meet the faces that you meet; There will be time to murder and create, And time for all the works and days of hands That lift and drop a question on your plate; Time for you and time for me, And time yet for a hundred indecisions, And for a hundred visions and revisions... The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, T.S. Eliot They don't write them like they used to, anymore. As a teenager, I drank up poetry like water.