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Category : Act Naturally Photography Blog

14 Mar 2019

Seven Female Archetypes

A few days ago, I was fortunate enough to spend a little more than twenty-four hours in Jerome, Arizona. I immersed myself in it’s beauty, its history, it’s spirits, its energy and had one of the most prolific self-portrait sessions to date. I am often surprised by the versions of myself I see when I start processing my photographs.  For years, I have been calling these versions my “self scenarios.”  Many of us have hidden or repressed dimensions and finding the […]

13 Mar 2019

Is it possible

Is it possible to be moved where the hands stay still Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with family. 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 […]

09 Mar 2019

National Geographic Your Shot Featured Photographer of the Week

My earliest memories in the mid-80s include ascending the stairs of my grandparents house– looking around the corner of the staircase as I reached the top–and seeing shelves full of National Geographic magazines.  A large portion of them printed many decades earlier.  My Dad has been generous enough over the years to keep me subscribed to the publication.  The magazine started on Septemeber 22, 1888.  It has undergone many changes since then…obviously!  But the longevity, incredible photographs and stories,  environmental […]

07 Mar 2019

Light Always Outruns Time…

Untie the shapeless beast in faceless relief… All the heart needs Unwinding winds of memory in a future free to find… Light always outruns time     About the artist: Natalie is 65% Swedish, 45% German, 35% English, 1% Cherokee, 400% Goofball, 400% Rebel. Most days she is too tall to wear pants. She is best known for her solid math skills, bad handwriting, and reliable sarcasm.

06 Mar 2019
02 Mar 2019

Fall into me…

Fall into me…       About the artist: Natalie is 65% Swedish, 45% German, 35% English, 1% Cherokee, 400% Goofball, 400% Rebel. Most days she is too tall to wear pants. She is best known for her solid math skills, bad handwriting, and reliable sarcasm.

01 Mar 2019

I lived in a place…

I lived in a place… A far off place That felt so close. No pain No fights No stains No cold No wrong No right No young No old I lived in a space A tiny little space That felt so big.   Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with family. 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 […]

01 Mar 2019

On the Other Side

“On the Other Side” makeup that’s not naïve heart shielding the deep cold breeze behind bars magic asleep and unshared     Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with family. 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 […]

28 Feb 2019

The wind can’t

The wind can’t take you anywhere you don’t already know where to go.     About the artist: Natalie is 65% Swedish, 45% German, 35% English, 1% Cherokee, 400% Goofball, 400% Rebel. Most days she is too tall to wear pants. She is best known for her solid math skills, bad handwriting, and reliable sarcasm.

27 Feb 2019

You don’t have to….

You don’t have to pick a feeling any feeling.   About the artist: Natalie is 65% Swedish, 45% German, 35% English, 1% Cherokee, 400% Goofball, 400% Rebel. Most days she is too tall to wear pants. She is best known for her solid math skills, bad handwriting, and reliable sarcasm.