Reflections: My Top 5 Favorite Photos of 2013

  It started with a photo. There wasn’t anything significant about the image. The photograph wasn’t even high quality. But the memory I associated with the moment it was taken captured me. It compelled me to ask: How do I choose the…

Walter Clifton (left) and Edith Clifton (front right) walking with friends in the late 1940s/early 1950s.

The Reality of a Candid Photo

This is not Hollywood or New York. It’s West Virginia. The man in the photo on the far left, looking a little like Vince Vaughn, is my grandfather, but not the one who taught me how to tie my shoes. The woman…

What Happens When You Take a Photo and Print It

What Happens When Someone Prints a Photo?

It’s mid-August and there are two memories that linger for me this time of year: 1) the smell of Scotch® Tape 2) air conditioning Translation, school supplies and the end of summer remind me of my grandparents’ houses in South Florida. My…