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Tag : self portraits

17 Jan 2018

still i must speak

there are so many voices…voices I prefer to mine.  But still I must speak.  Silence makes emptiness.           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.   Her work/photography has been published by Lensbaby, Beyond the Wanderlust, and has been […]

17 Jan 2018

Night Moves in Blue

It had been too long since I had taken my self-portraiture medicine.  I was starting to get twitchy-twitchy (yes, doubly twitchy).  I have been unable make space during the daylight hours to accomplish self-portraits as of late- a temporary issue, but one I needed to work around.  In order to make this series of photographs, I had to break from my reliance on the sunshine.  I drew from a completely different light source, a “no signal” blue light from a […]

09 Dec 2017

Self Portraiture In the Desert

You can not petition the sun for flare! Wild wild rest Sunshine Synapses   Walk on the wild light 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, her work/photography has been published by Lensbaby and Beyond the Wanderlust. She can be found on Instagram @natalie_a_wheeler. […]

30 Nov 2017

the rose

“The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.” -Sa’adi Shirazi   “I once had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.” – Eleanor Roosevelt     View previous self-portrait post here:  nightly programming About the Artist: Natalie resides in Peoria, Arizona, with her husband, two children, and two dogs. Her […]

29 Nov 2017
29 Nov 2017

nightly programming

my favorite nightly programming… can’t get the facts wrong can’t be biased can’t be bought or sold.   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, her work/photography has been published by Lensbaby and Beyond the Wanderlust. She can be found on Instagram @natalie_a_wheeler.  

22 Nov 2017

Behind the Pixeled Curtain

“Behind the Pixeled Curtain” Whatever your physical appearance, status, or attachments, it seems it is impossible to escape judgement.  Dig deep, learn all you can about yourself and your own opinions.  If you choose to create according to those beliefs, you are already stronger than those on the sidelines judging, and it won’t take long to always hear your voice over theirs.  This is your shield of self-love, that no one can take from you.         About […]

17 Oct 2017

Edge of Thirty-Seven

Upon waking on Tuesday, October 3rd,  I was struck with an intense desire to start writing.  I skipped my daily five mile morning hike and picked up my pen instead.  The day before had been full of heartbreak for many, myself included.  With the horrific mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert and Tom Petty’s passing, I felt uncontrollable sadness.  I  knew I needed to figure out how to channel that sadness into something else that would help me refocus […]

18 May 2017

Caught by the Moon

I wrote a little thing yesterday in a waiting room.  The photos came by night, unable to sleep….around 1am by using only streetlight coming in my bedroom windows. Waiting Moon You…you…find me like this, and I’m sorry You…you…love me like this, like I’m worthy And for all I know, I can’t comprehend it And you’ll never make me understand it Chasing me down that silent street My streetlight shadows outrun my feet, and I’ll trip again on that unsteady tightrope For […]

14 Feb 2017

Mirror, Sylvia Plath

Mirror, by Slyvia Plath “I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. Whatever I see I swallow immediately Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike. I am not cruel, only truthful- The eye of the little god, four cornered. Most of the time I meditate on the opposite wall.  It is pink, with speckles. I have looked at it so long I think it is a part of my heart. But it flickers. Faces and darkness separate […]