The two who have been in full posing mode as of late. Thank you, kids.Read more "Two of the Frantzeses"
…to drop my husband off. For a year. It was a two day drive on the never not boring I-5 corridor with stops only for ICEEs, In-And-Out and toilet breaks. Facetime has already become the newest member to our marriage. Welcome Facetime! Caption for the above photo: “I’m so over you and your hipster camera.”-IvalooRead more "Then there was the drive to Los Angeles…"
Naked man, “Hey! You can’t take our photo!” Me, “It’s a Polaroid.” Naked man, “Oh. Okay.”Read more "I came home from San Francisco to this:"
Although none of those awesome people are photographed here as I’m a hand talker and used my hands to talk instead of take photos. But all of these great people have prints from the Instant Noun show for sale at Rare Device.Read more "I went to San Francisco and met some awesome people"
It’s in San Francisco and who doesn’t love San Francisco and Polaroid? No one. That’s who. I’ll be there and I’m so damn excited to meet all these photographers that I’ve admired from afar on the internets.Read more "Instant Noun Show that you should all come to…"
Oh LiveJournal. Thank you for being my first blog. You were minimal in style and 85% of Brazil populated your pages. In December of 2005, I decided to only listen to Christmas music during my 25 minute commute to work and the 25 minute drive back home 10 hours later. It’s a tradition that, although […]Read more "Christmas 2005 AKA Oh LiveJournal"
Somebody* may have dusted off the old Jewelry Pro and took photos of tiny things around the house. *Somebody is me. But you got that.Read more "IMPOSSIBLE flotsam & jetsam"
Three months without rain. Portland, you done right by me this summer. Thank you. You may now return to your rainy self.Read more "4th of July in Portland"
Andrea and Aaron done did it and had a adorable wee one named Ewan. As a fellow Scot, I can already picture him in his little kilt. Congratulations Mom and Pop! And happy two months baby!Read more "IMPOSSIBLE Baby Ewan"
A weekend without travel and a day to be very Portland by visiting the XOXO fest where Summer was selling prints and we shot the shit with friends we hadn’t seen in a while. And then a walk over to a bike kid-thingy where Ms. Nieto was taking photos and looking tuff. It was possibly […]Read more "IMPOSSIBLE xoxo"
Pawuska. Woodward. Canyon of the Ancients. The ruins we don’t speak of. On the road to Durango. Distracted on the way to Durango. Tallgrass Prairie Preserve. Fin.* * Just the start of my summer with smart, hat-wearing, archaeologist types. I might buy me a pith helmet.Read more "Scout #1: Five days, seven flights, three production fools and one archaeologist"
They begin the next phase of their life 180 miles to the south of Portland in the land of (looking at Wikipedia) Deschutes Brewery. I raise a bottle of Green Lakes to you, my friends! Roberta Jane and Wiley. Tiny and Beth. The Wolf. Dennis and Ms. Nieto.Read more "Bon Voyage Browns!"
So my husband and his two friends have this podcast that they record once a week in a wood paneled basement somewhere in Portland. There is a leather sofa and X-Box in the basement, thank you for asking. In the wood paneled, leather couch basement these three friends ramble on about beer and tea and Gu and […]Read more "3 Non Joggers"
The trip started in Portland, continued for twelve hours in Los Angeles, and was supposed to wrap up after a two-day drive through the flatlands of California and Oregon. The goal of this trip was to retrieve Russ from his four-month long stint working for the Hollywood machine in Southern California and bring him back […]Read more "Impossible Trip Home"
…is an extension of my childhood. I grew up camping in the middle of nowhere with a rock-hounding dad and this summer I get to go out and shoot a TV show on archaeological dig sites.In the middle of nowhere.My mom took that photo above of my sister and I. I’m not sure where it […]Read more "My Next Adventure…"
Voted “Least Likely to Want Any Sort of Attention Drawn to Myself”, Melissa still let me tag along through out her and Paul’s pregnancy, including being at the ultrasound to find out if Truly was a girl or a boy with some other name. If it were a boy, I voted for Frank. Or Fritz. Ask […]Read more "Hello there, sweet baby girl."
DAY ONE: PDX to JFK DAY TWO: NYU DAY TWO: TASCHEN DAY THREE: TIMES SQUARE DAY THREE: 72ND & AMSTERDAM DAY THREE: MOVIE STAR NEWS DAY FOUR: WATER’S EDGE, LONG ISLAND CITY DAY FIVE: 5TH AVENUE & SOMEWHERERead more "Last Shoot of 2011"
Come on down for photos, beer, pretzels, photos and hugs from yours truly.Read more "I have a solo show and you should totally come by…"
When Russ comes home next month he’ll have worked out of town for 6 out of the last 7 months. The halfway mark of this haul was our anniversary and the 2 year anniversary gift is cotton so we bought each other socks. It was a good anniversary.Read more "Two Year Anniversary Gift: San Francisco"
Laydy Tyme = Leah, Kimi and Justine. Leah and Kimi are the photographers, Justine is the stylist and brought awesome Bobby who does the hairs. And me, I’m the on-set Polaroid photographer. That’s how we do it. If this photo could speak it would say: Don’t go chasing waterfalls. Stick to the rivers and the […]Read more "Laydy Tyme Photo Shoot"
Sweet Bree… Co-starring Cori & Chelsea….Read more "Bree’s Beach"
Kate and Johnny Awesome (not their actual last name, although it could be) chose the lovely and talented Kimi Kolba to photograph their wedding day AND added Kimi’s Polaroid Please package (me!)! Thank you Kimi for being you. And thank you Kate and Johnny for letting us share your special day.Read more "Johnny ♥ Kate"
Amy celebrated her third year in Portland with some grillin’ four stories high. I celebrated by taking Polaroids with filters and making everyone with sunglasses look directly into the sun. Miss Amy Nieto Ms. Sacred Nicolle Lotus Ms. Design Summer Is Mine Miss Whitney Revivify Mr. Tuttle, Esq.Read more "portland-a-versary"
Fun Fact: While trying to find the beer, I looked up and saw a face I knew. Sort of. He looked at me and pointed and we realized we had said, “Hi” to each other in the hallways at work for the past two years, but had never met. Until Leah and Rob’s wedding. The […]Read more "Rob ♥ Leah (Spectra Version)"
Once there was an awesome wedding…Read more "Leah ♥ Rob"
…… Four years ago, Lori and Cate introduced me to my first ‘Roid Week and I will always love them for it. Well, I’d love them without ‘Roid Week. Come on. My collection of Polaroid cameras was already growing to the point of obnoxious by 2007, and being part of a group that loved the process of Polaroid as much as […]Read more "‘Roid Week"
“Oh, you’re from Oregon (Washington can also fit here)! It’s so green and beautiful.” Yes. Yes it is. Until you’re about an hour and a half east of Portland (Seattle can also fit here), then it is high desert complete with tumbleweeds and sage brush. Not pictured here: tumbleweeds and sage brush. I need to […]Read more "All Up And Down"
Once again, I brought out the Macro for the Polaroid Spectra that my friend George sent me a few years ago. And even though all the Polaroid Spectra film in the whole entire world has been expired for almost 2 years, it’s still beautiful and I will still buy it as long as I can. […]Read more "Close & Up"
Two weekends in one. Can I blend two types of Poalroid in one post? I just did. I’m breaking rules, left and right.Read more "Berliner: The Third"
And through it all, Whitney remains classy. She’s a lady, after all.Read more "Berliner: Part Two"
It’s your birthday little lady and for your birthday I finally finished (okay, I may have just finished it AROUND your birthday by chance) off the roll of film from my visit with you where we both had migraines and watched Australia’s Next Top Model. Side note: why isn’t there a Scotland’s Next Top Model so […]Read more "Visiting Claire"
The Man from Berlin didn’t want to go to the beach. It had been raining. It had been cold. Cold enough for him to put on a second pair of socks. But we gently recommended it every half hour or so until there we were. At the beach. When it came time to go, we […]Read more "Holga Goes to the Beach"
We worked our way up from Los Angeles to near the Canadian border. Los Angeles felt familiar but not like home. I knew where to go to get the shot of The Strip and where to get the sunset reflecting off the buildings of Downtown. While the DP got the shimmer of the sunset, I […]Read more "Near Mexico to Near Canada"
A few months later, I was up at the pub and started talking to a couple at one of the booths. “Oh you just moved here? Where from?” I asked. “Klamath Falls.”, the smaller one said. “I was just there on a shoot in the Lava Beds!” I got a little too excited about this, […]Read more "Lava Beds"
I get to go behind the curtain, behind the shelving, behind the “No Admittance” and “Personal Only” doors. Up the stairs passed the red velvet ropes, and off the marked trails. I get to hear the academic stories and the personal tales. I get to sift through photos of grandparents, and of uncles of people […]Read more "My Job"