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PhotoYoga  | October 16,  2018

Photographer Focus: Interview with Cindy Knight, co-founder of “See Me, See Us Project”

This week, I interviewed St. Louis-based portrait photographer Cindy Knight about the See Me, See Us project. I interviewed Cindy’s partner in this project Lisa Fioretti a few weeks ago and was interested in getting Cindy’s thoughts on this powerful project and how their collaboration came into being. We also talked about Cindy’s own self-portrait project...... Read More >>>​

PhotoYoga  | October 2,  2018

Karen Hutton: Finding Awe – Finding Ourselves

This week I talked with fine art travel and landscape photographer Karen Hutton about creating art around the sense of awe. Karen spoke eloquently about creating art that is expressive of us and communicates the message or feeling we want to put out in the world - what we want to embody. Our photographs are a direct reflection of us and what we want our work to say. 

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PhotoYoga  | September 25, 2018

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Jane Palmer: Overcoming Fears

This week I interviewed underwater and nature photographer Jane Palmer. Jane has a lot to teach us about photography and overcoming our fears. Afraid of the water, Jane set out to learn to scuba dive and that led to her obsession with underwater photography. She reminds us that it’s never too late to try something new and no challenge is too big.  Read More >>>

PhotoYoga  | September 18, 2018

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Making Magic with Photography: Interview with Claire Rosen

This week I talked with conceptual fine art photographer, Claire Rosen, about her unique style and tried to get her to divulge some of the magic behind her fantastical photographs. When I asked Claire to describe herself as photographer – her elevator speech – she laughed, “Currently, I am making pictures of animals eating dinner.” The words she used to describe her images were: surreal, fairy tale, and Victorian influenced – all apply to Claire’s images. Read More >>>

PhotoYoga  | September 11, 2018

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Ralph Mercer: Finding the Feminine

This week, I talked with fine art photographer Ralph Mercer about his digital art projects, Myths and Dialectics, which explore the feminine form in unique ways. Ralph is a man trying to understand women and his relationship to them through his photography. Read More >>>

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PhotoYoga  | September 4, 2018

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Karen Kasmauski: Mindful Photography - Mindful Publishing

This week, I talked with National Geographic photographer Karen Kasmauski about how she makes connections through her photography, photographing mindfully, and the ethical questions all photographers should ask. Read More >>>

PhotoYoga  | August 28. 2018

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Cristina Fletes: Getting the Real Story

My interview this week is with photojournalist Cristina Fletes. She is a staff photographer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and was part of the team that won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the protests in Ferguson. I sat own with Cristina to talk about what she learned from covering Ferguson and uncovered lessons we all can learn from her experiences. Read More >>>

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PhotoYoga  | August 21. 2018

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Bobbi Lane: Discovering Light

Bobbi Lane is a Fujifilm X-Photographer specializing in portrait and commercial photography. She is currently based in southeast Massachusetts. I talked with Bobbi about how she keeps herself fresh and interested in photography after 45 years in the industry, about her personal projects, and how we all can continue to grow in photography....  Read More >>>

PhotoYoga  | August 13, 2018

Photographer Focus: Lisa Fioretti & the See Me, See Us Project

Lisa Fioretti is a St. Louis-based portrait photographer and is one of the founders of the See Me, See Us project along with Cindy Knight. See Me, See Us is a portrait project focuses on bringing out a woman’s soul, both the light and the shadow. Through this project Lisa and Cindy seek to find the real essence of a woman - not what she’s been taught to portray to the world.  Read More >>>

PhotoYoga  | August 6, 2018

Photographer Focus: Tiffany Weems & Women in Focus

Tiffany Weems is a portrait and product photographer based in Las Vegas, Nevada. I wanted to talk with Tiffany about her photography and also about the group Women in Focus (WIF). Tiffany has started chapters of WIF in Chicago, St. Louis and - as of January 2018 - Las Vegas! Read More >>>

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