…Habit

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habit |ˈhabit| noun  a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one that is hard to give up It’s been five years since I started photographing Maryann and Dionne and their kids Keiana and Little D. The day we had this session was literally a day past when I shot their wedding five years ago. We worried about rain back then […]

…Tradition

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 tradition |trəˈdiSHən|noun an artistic or literary method or style established by an artist, writer, or movement, and subsequently followed by others Traditions run deep in my family. When you turn ten you get to spend your first week away from home staying up at a cabin at the Russian River, when you turn thirteen you’re given a ring with your birthstone in it, on your birthday […]

…Sunshine

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sunshine |ˈsənˌ sh īn| noun figurative cheerfulness; happiness Her name is actually Skylar, but little brother Jake calls her Gar. It is really quite enduring. I found myself calling her that too. Last year it was “Lar,” now it’s “Gar.” It’s pretty cute. Skylar was a student in my class last year and I hadn’t seen her since she […]