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08 Sep 2018

A Messy Mind

A clean mirror that looks messy A messy mind that looks clean         About the artist: Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with her husband, two children, and two dogs. Her artistic journey has taken many twists and turns but photography and writing have become the primary outlets for her artistic expression. She is an artist at Offset.com, Lensdrop and Adobe. Her work/photography has been published by National Geographic Your Shot, Lensbaby, Beyond the Wanderlust, and has been […]

03 Sep 2018

occupied

A few portraits of my partner in crime Amanda in the Hotel Congress! Hold the phone, hold the line, don’t hold the rye!  

26 Aug 2018

Day of the Living

Preface It has been almost a year since this story was written.  The writing process fascinates me in so many ways.  Having taken nearly a year off from working on it or even reading it, then going back to it, I was struck with how this particular piece has become a personal manifesto of sorts-it marks a turning point and perhaps was a catalyst for personal development.  The first draft of this story was written in conjunction with a very […]

21 Aug 2018

Behind the Mirror

Projection Sorrow Overcoming No Signal “ Partitions Remains Shelled   Speak Spinning Twisted Unmapped Wild         Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with her husband, two children, and two dogs. Her artistic journey has taken many twists and turns but photography and writing have become the primary outlets for her artistic expression. She is an artist at Offset.com, Lensdrop and Adobe. Her work/photography has been published by National Geographic Your Shot, Lensbaby, Beyond the Wanderlust, and has been […]

19 Aug 2018

Human

I am a human nothing to do with me nothing to do with you everything to do with us       Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with her husband, two children, and two dogs. Her artistic journey has taken many twists and turns but photography and writing have become the primary outlets for her artistic expression. She is an artist at Offset.com, Lensdrop and Adobe. Her work/photography has been published by National Geographic Your Shot, Lensbaby, Beyond the Wanderlust, […]

19 Aug 2018

Self-portrait in the Hotel Nacional de Cuba

This is a self-portrait I took nearly two years ago in the Hotel Nacional de Cuba. There were things I really liked about it, well I liked everything about it except my face. I thought it looked weird so I kept it to myself. Then one day I said, f*ck it! Sometimes my face just looks weird-maybe most of the time.  So what…       Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with her husband, two children, and two dogs. Her […]

19 Aug 2018

Everything Lemon

Here are some photographs I took while cooking things from scratch all day in the kitchen. I must have gone through 20-30 lemons.  Everything lemon, everything yummy! Below is a photo of my dog jumping in the cake I had just made from scratch…because I was photographing it and put it at her level. So….lesson learned. Luckily she only got one paw in it and well, that was just her piece. The cake was beyond amazing. Recipe here. In the […]

15 Aug 2018

Surfacing

Bringing the suffocated and submerged pieces to the surface, so that they may finally breathe.     Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with her husband, two children, and two dogs. Her artistic journey has taken many twists and turns but photography and writing have become the primary outlets for her artistic expression. She is an artist at Offset.com, Lensdrop and Adobe. Her work/photography has been published by National Geographic Your Shot, Lensbaby, Beyond the Wanderlust, and has been licensed for […]

13 Aug 2018

Portraits of Amelia with Effects from a Shattered Phone

Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with her husband, two children, and two dogs. Her artistic journey has taken many twists and turns but photography and writing have become the primary outlets for her artistic expression. She is an artist at Offset.com, Lensdrop and Adobe. Her work/photography has been published by National Geographic Your Shot, Lensbaby, Beyond the Wanderlust, and has been licensed for ads by Samsung and other companies for advertisements. Her best days are filled with loving and guiding […]

08 Aug 2018

A Sunday Afternoon in CenPho

  Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with her husband, two children, and two dogs. Her artistic journey has taken many twists and turns but photography and writing have become the primary outlets for her artistic expression. She is an artist at Offset.com, Lensdrop and Adobe. Her work/photography has been published by National Geographic Your Shot, Lensbaby, Beyond the Wanderlust, and has been licensed for ads by Samsung and other companies for advertisements. Her best days are filled with loving and […]