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Public Record Project

In July, Jeff and I are in Public Record, a multi-media exhibition curated by Justin Hopper that illustrates poetry written about crimes and gossip in Victorian Pittsburgh newspapers. I woke up at 7:30 this morning to take advantage of the early light, much to Jeff’s dismay. He was a crabby model, so pictures were challenging!

Photo shoots are much like writing a first draft of a story – I write and write to see where the characters take me before I revise, and with the camera, I take shot after shot, trusting the environment and the model to take me to unexpected places in my photo narratives. I love when the idea I set out with ends up being something completely different. 

These are some of the outtakes for “Dawn in the Big City: A Town Arises From its Slumbers.” 

the surprise

the gift

the discovery

"Walking home we passed a florist."

"Fresh flowers had just come in from the country"

"We stayed a moment to enjoy...."


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I love the photos. Sorry i was so cranky.


Comment by jeff

Thanks, Monster! It probably wasn’t very fair of me to yank you out of bed so early on a Saturday (he he).


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