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Tag : Glendale Lifestyle photography

28 Feb 2018

Desert Drenching

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.   Her work/photography has been published by Lensbaby, Beyond the Wanderlust, and has been licensed for ads by Samsung and other companies for advertisements. Her best days are filled with trying to guide and raise up her offspring and […]

16 Dec 2017

Buds

This was a spur of the moment photoshoot.  I wanted photograph my son and one of his best friends, who we are lucky enough to have as a neighbor.  They were mostly goofy, but you can see the sweetness too, and how wonderful their bond is.  I am hoping to make this a yearly photoshoot for as long as they will let me 🙂   About the Artist: Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with her husband, two children, and two […]

02 Dec 2017

Amos at 8

      What is your favorite color? Blue What is your favorite movie? Nacho Libre What are your favorite foods? Ice cream, cake, beans What are your favorite activities? Making slime, football and baseball What are your favorite books? “Dogman” and “Don’t Let the Pigeon Ride the Bus” and… given to him on his birthday, after the interview he wants to add: “The Illustrated Compendium of Animal Facts.” What are your favorite drinks? Soda and Hot Chocolate What is […]

21 Nov 2017

What if I stopped?

  What if I stopped? I think about it. Sometimes. What I am… What I see… Might not matter. I’ll lose A game I’m not playing. But I’m pushed By me. By what I am. By what I see. It matters to me… All that is free Is winning.  

07 Nov 2017

Hammock Happy

Forest camping… Being in the forest transcends the written word.  The closest I can get to communicating how I feel, is that an exchange takes place, at a very deep level.  Each time I go, part of me is left there in the forest, and I take part of it with me.  What I take, and what I give is not tangible and it’s not greedy.  It might sound crazy to say that the forest needs anything from us.  Afterall, […]

28 Oct 2017

Late Summer Bloom

Morning asthma. It’s always scary. Even when it’s mild. He wanted to stay home. He could have gone to school. We are trying to find the balance. Safe at home. Safe at school. We let him stay home. He wanted chocolate pancakes. I  made him chocolate pancakes. He loves honey. It’s raw. It’s local. It’s late summer bloom. It might help his allergies. It was a beautiful morning. He was fine. He is fine. He will be fine.     […]

08 Aug 2017

Plastic Mary

Plastic Mary Sitting among white static A portrait of the oldest plastic Young Mary Magdalene Feeling fine with her so-called crimes Her mind dressed to the nines Leaving behind her old tattered prayer The Seven demons in her hair Pulling out the truth and lies As her soul slips side to side Reading washed up scrolls from ancient tides Wayward she roams through the desert sand Alone in thought, she takes her only stand Above the stories that always change […]

23 Jul 2017

An Evening in Bainbridge

We began our detour-filled journey back from Ohio to Phoenix on July 19th. Our first of many stops was to visit dear friends, who just moved from Arizona to Bainbridge, Ohio. We met them about a year ago at a Brett Dennen concert in Phoenix and had a handful of get-togethers before they moved to Ohio. They found their dream home on a beautiful farm of 11 acres, and are making great progress towards self-sustainable living. As always, we had […]

09 Jul 2017

Black Sheep

Black Sheep I saw your face through a teary window Said you couldn’t sleep That you fought the day And lost in the rain Talk talk talk to me Hey what’s the matter You were born in the space between A black sheep Awake and cursing the chatter That sound you’ve learned to drown Sometimes and again Still you told me you could hold together Its easy to see, because you know And it makes you laugh Never wanna mind […]

27 Jun 2017

Buddha Beach

Crawdads, tadpoles, rockslides, wonderful friends, hiking, and a red rock energy reset…so very grateful for this getaway to Buddha Beach, Sedona. Rock Slide Video   About the artist: Natalie’s primary goal as an artist is to evoke feeling through her words and photographs. Her artistic journey began long ago but it wasn’t until she entered her 30s that photography and writing became the primary outlet for her artistic expression. She likes to share the way she sees the world with […]