The Portrait of A Stranger

It is easy to make a picture of someone and call it a portrait. The difficulty lies in making a picture that makes the viewer care about a stranger.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       - Paul Strand

 
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Simple Beauty | Raleigh NC

The beautiful lady was working at Victoria Secrets in the madness of Valentine's season. I was struck by her simple beauty amidst the glamours pictures surrounding her. It seemed as if she needed a frame around her as well.  

Holly Springs Photographer

Holly Springs Photographer

Dreaming | Raleigh NC

An aspiring art student hoping for a career in fashion exhibition design. 

Holly Springs Photographer

Holly Springs Photographer

Exiled | Raleigh NC

This lady's face intrigued me juxtaposed to the stone behind her. She was sitting alone outside smoking a cigarette. She was very proud to have her picture taken, 

Family Photographer Holly Springs

Family Photographer Holly Springs

Rhythmic Heart | Raleigh, NC

He gladly posed for a photograph. At first I noticed the beauty in his uniqueness: the coat, the wires, the earring..... then I saw the stethoscope in his guitar. 

Holly Springs Photographer

Holly Springs Photographer

If You Can't Take the Heat | Raleigh NC

A cook with several "irons in the fire"  - a reflection of our modern busy days. 

Holly Springs Photographer

Holly Springs Photographer

Stock Image | Raleigh NC

Happy and full of joy re-filling the shelves of a Lego Store with the ever popular Batman Lego sets on the opening weekend of Lego Batman, the movie.

Family Photographer Holly Springs, NC 

Family Photographer Holly Springs, NC 

The Beat of Her Drum | Raleigh, NC

Women's March - proud and loud exercising the freedom of America.