Category: Documenting Stories

Dublin photographer

“We Can Too” Breastfeeding and Down Syndrome

This group of mothers wanted their story told and asked me for help. They want to show health professionals in Ireland that: It’s possible to breastfeed babies and children with Down Syndrome. A few statistics on breastfeeding in Ireland: “Current exclusive breastfeeding rates in Ireland on discharge from maternity hospital are 46.3%. (Sourced: Breastfeeding in a […]

Documenting Real Stories: A Photographer Meets a Nomad Family in a Wal-Mart Parking Lot

I am a storyteller. Possibly my greatest muses are my children. At least, they’re my most common. Through the lens of my camera, they’ve grown and learned. But this story is not their story.  It is about someone else’s. Someone whose story is very much different than mine… This particular story presented itself to me […]

How Photos Can Reveal Feelings That Would Go Unnoticed Without Them

It’s been several weeks since I started writing down words to tell the story behind the photographs from the shoot I did at my father’s studio. I had no idea these images would bring back my childhood memories. It was absolutely unexpected when they stirred up so many emotions in me. This little assignment turned […]

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Playful Dads: A Documentary Photo Project

PLAY is missing from most of our American lives these days. We’re so busy, and play is the first thing to go when we feel rushed. Play and fun are critical components to childhood and shouldn’t be brushed aside so easily. It’s in play, together, that we bond and forge memories. It’s in play, particularly […]

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