Progress and Changes

After several attempts at different website themes, I found one that works with the gallery plugin that I like to use. The problems that I have had in the past are that my site was too fiddly, so I took forever with updates and the site was never really scalable […]

Website Redo

After being unhappy with my previous website for over a year, I decided to redo my site. I wanted it to be simpler, look cleaner, and work better on a variety of platforms. I finally settled on a theme and have been working to get things up and running. Keep […]

Paris, quickly!

Matt and I stopped in Paris for a quick two days on our way to London. It’s a trip of firsts for both of us. Matt’s first trip up the Eiffel Tower; our first time staying in an apartment instead of a hotel; and our first time taking EuroStar through […]

Photographing a Person Who is Homeless

As I am preparing the materials for my next workshop, I came across a video about homeless people. As a street photographer, I regularly encounter people who are homeless. Homelessness is a complex and emotionally difficult issue to photograph well. I don’t think that it can be done well as a snapshot. […]


When I started college, many moons ago, I wanted to be a high school history teacher. Then I became what some would call a “professional student”. I got my BA in European history with a minor in film history and went on for an MA in international affairs. As I […]

London and Paris Workshop Announced

I am thrilled to be going back to London and Paris at the end of August!!! This time I will be going to teach a workshop with two other fantastic instructors:  Keith Lee, the professor at Foothill College who inspired me to leave my desk job and study photography full-time, […]

Camera Clubs – upcoming lectures

I am honored to have been asked to give a talk at two local camera clubs. The first, on Thursday, March 20, is for the Millbrae Camera Club. The program begins at 7 pm in Room A at the Millbrae Library, which is located at 1 Library Avenue, Millbrae, CA 94030 […]