The opening was fabulous! Wednesday, May 8 came as the hallowed date that had been circled on my calendar for many months. As it came down to the weeks before the exhibit, we were in flat-out mode: printing, framing, shipping. Everything had to work like clockwork. There were anxiety-producing glitches, of course. A call from [...]
Category Archive for 'Behind the Scenes'
I recently taught at a portraiture class. When one of the students asked me how I work with people, here is what I said: “To me a portrait is not just a picture. It is an exploration of (and with) the person who sits before my camera. My approach, which has evolved over 30 years, [...]
Alex at 100
Michael Warren is a photographer based in Boston who happened to be in Seattle for a job a few weeks ago. He put a note out to ASMP (the professional photographers’ community) asking for ideas for his “Somebodies” project. The Somebodies project is a wonderful series of portraits of people accompanied by a still life [...]
Kathleen Flenniken is the 2012-2014 Poet Laureate of Washington State. She has two published poetry books (Famous and Plume), is co-editor and president of Floating Bridge Press in Seattle, a press dedicated to publishing the poetry of Washington State poets. And she is the president of the board at Jack Straw Productions. Kathleen began her [...]