Venice in Black and White

About a year ago, I was lucky enough to travel to Venice with a group of equally enthusiastic female photographers, my Contax camera and a bag full of black and white film! Even on the bleakest of winter days, the colors of this beautiful city never cease to inspire me. But having been fortunate enough to visit Venice a few times before, I wanted to challenge myself to look at the city in a new way. At times it was very frustrating limiting myself to monochrome, but I’d wanted to get to know black and white film better and this was a great way to approach my frames differently. Instead of looking for color, I was looking for contrasting tones, strong lines and patterns. Read More ›

Bohemian Barcelona

The sun was shining on Gaudi’s city when we visited Barcelona this past spring. This was my first trip to the city and from the beginning I was amazed by the energy of the place; this was a city with a real zest for life! Barcelona is a place of art, music, color and tapas, and as I’m sure anyone who has been fortunate enough to visit will agree, it has an incredibly strong and unique identity. It’s a vibrant, bohemian place with street performers on every other corner, people dancing in the street, a buzzing café culture and architecture so flamboyant and unusual it will blow your mind. Read More ›