Skinny Dipping in the Grenadines

Jul 2, 2015

She is my muse. When we travel I don’t photograph the “beautiful landscape” I photograph Trudie. The landscape becomes the backdrop. Here, I worked on the perspective lines; the position of the horizon in relation to Trudie’s head and the railings on either side. I photograph Trudie as she is naturally. I don’t set up […]

On Being Ben’s Muse

Oct 9, 2014

Ben says he married me for two reasons: The Tokeneke Beach Club and my legs. He’s often inspired to photograph me. It’s during those intimate moments when we’re hanging out and Ben notices me blow drying my hair, putting on makeup, stretching or just lying on the bed when he’ll say….”Wait, I want to get […]

Breakfast, Trudie

Oct 2, 2014

My muse in a quiet moment eating her breakfast. She’s being natural, allowing me to explore her, allowing for a window into what is happening. She is the perfect muse, letting go of any goal beyond just being herself so I can capture the moment. It’s the mundane imbued with a story, leaving room for the […]

Transition Day

Sep 25, 2014

When Trudie and I went to Nantucket last summer for our two weeks of shooting, we spent a couple nights at Ships Inn before our house was available. We discovered that our first day had to be a transition day. It became a day to shift our energy, tune into each other, allowing time to […]

Receiving the Gifts of the Muse, Nantucket

Sep 11, 2014

It’s a perfect Nantucket day. I’m in the outdoor shower and Trudie comes over to keep me company, setting up her towel to get some sun. As I look out, I see her, relaxed, natural. I’m soaking wet but I have to quickly get my camera before the moment is gone. She’s being spontaneous, I […]