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Shooting in a Challenging Situation

The 5th episode of the Framed Show’s “The Concept” aired recently, which features myself and powerhouse photographer Lindsay Adler duking it out to see what we create with the same location and concept. During this episode we were challenged to shoot at Coney Island and our theme was “twins”. I adored this day like no […]

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Finding Inspiration & Motivation in the Face of Adversity

This week I received an email from a most beautiful soul, asking if I would write about the topic of how to find inspiration when life is getting you down. I’m extremely empathetic and I take on others pain and joy very easily, and after reading her email, I cried for her. And if I […]

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8 Thoughts That Motivate Me to Chase Success

1. Redefine Success. Do not allow the meaning of success to be reduced to money, fame or possessions. Do not allow the magnitude that is success to be diminished by believing it is only for a select few. Do not allow success to slip through your fingers because you believe you are not deserving. Redefine […]

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Creating a Mermaid, and Teaching It, Too!

I love mermaids. I love tension. I love anything abandoned. I love flowing gowns. I love water. Needless to say, I was very excited about this picture. Last August was when I first thought about creating this picture. I had the general idea of wanting to photograph a mermaid in a fish tank in an […]

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What I Learned from Children

When we talk about memories and consciousness, and the first time that we can vividly remember something from our childhood, I think back to one specific moment. I was climbing a tree. It had a fence next to it to block our neighbors view. It was tall and knotted and perfectly suited to climb. Looking […]

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5 Things, Week 3

Reasons why my week was good, rather than the things that went quite wrong! I hope you had some lovely things happen to you this week, and if you’d care to share I’d love to hear to get my daily dose of happy :) #1: Papa Johns! I discovered that Papa Johns has vegan pizza […]

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Live Passionately

“Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion.” – Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel Passion can easily turn into a word that is so often thrown out into the world, uttered by people who seem to have a distinct lack of passion or by people who say it so often, that it loses […]

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Who You Were, and Who You Are

Ever since I can remember I have always talked about the many ways in which I haven’t changed much from the time I was a child to now that I am an adult. I would say that I have been the same height and weight for ten years, that I have had the same hair […]

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