A young woman crouches with her hands protectively over her head and back. Red, paper planes fire down on her.
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The Albatross Series

Back in 2017, I began struggling with my mental health. A lot of things happened in my personal and professional life in the years before but I chose to push through instead of reach out for help. Consequently, one day I broke. The Albatross project came out of my counselling sessions. My counsellor was amazing… Continue reading The Albatross Series

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Fine Art Photography Awards 2019

Happy to share that both my latest projects have been nominated in the 5th Fine Art Photography Awards. Part of 'The Albatross', titled 'Journey to Restoration', was a nominee in the conceptual category. Time Thighs was nominated in the open theme category. Happy days 🙂

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Stuck

It's a lot easier to be stuck than you'd think. Getting unstuck, that's hard. Knowing you are stuck, even harder. I was stuck. Stuck in fear. Stuck in the past. I'm not stuck anymore. I can feel my mind wandering down a different creative path. The Albatross Project is nearing it's end. I have a… Continue reading Stuck

Woman sits on floor with her back facing. there are two larges holes in her back.
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Wounded

Even the largest of wounds can heal. In time you will be whole again. Construction: Nikon D700, 50mm, f, 1/80, ISO 500. The floor was created out of a laminate floor palette arrange on my bedroom carpet. For the hole I used a broken vase and the warp tool in Photoshop to get the shapes… Continue reading Wounded

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Black Hole

There were times when I felt like my life was being sucked into a black hole. As if a huge vacuum cleaner was pulling me into this incredible darkness. I was holding onto my life with my finger tips as debris flew past me into the abyss. Some days are dark. Some days feel like… Continue reading Black Hole

The gold adhesive joins of the Japanese art of Kintsugi are visible on a young woman, as she sits crossed legged facing a wall.
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Kintsugi

Kintsugi, the Japanese art of repairing cracked or broken pottery. Where the broken pieces are joined with gold. Wear you scars with pride and rejoice, for you have healed, and become stronger and more beautiful than before. Celebrate your unique history, for without it, you cannot be what you are to become.