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[Photography is] about slow, calculated, critical thinking - the slower you are, the better you are.

—Adam Broomberg, British Journal of Photography

"I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library."
— Jorge Luis Borges

"I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library."

— Jorge Luis Borges

Kate, you’re too cute. Erin and Chase, congrats on your new addition!

Wish I could have heard Jessica Hische talk about her most recent Penguin Drop Caps debut, but drooling over her work online will have to do. Check out her other work here: http://jessicahische.is

Seriously phenomenal work.

How great are these two? While out for an evening walk between sun showers, they came down to view the storm waiting in the harbor. He helped her up on the bench and she, in turn, reached back to help him. Teamwork: it never gets old.

How great are these two? While out for an evening walk between sun showers, they came down to view the storm waiting in the harbor. He helped her up on the bench and she, in turn, reached back to help him. Teamwork: it never gets old.

Re-editing shots from my travels to Central America. It’s calming to remember the simplicity of life and culture found in the small fishing villages. I’ll be finding my way back there in no time.

Copyright Minette Hand Photography

Re-editing shots from my travels to Central America. It’s calming to remember the simplicity of life and culture found in the small fishing villages. I’ll be finding my way back there in no time.

Copyright Minette Hand Photography

Two outtakes from the Benefit Portrait Slam for Caryn Antos. What a Sunday!

I knew it wasn’t going to be a clean process, but I didn’t think it would get this messy. Luckily, with a handyman on-call, frames were made, recycled paper was soaked, blended, pressed, and dried. Next step, add seeds and color and run it through the Vandercook. Here’s to some homegrown paper! More to come!

Copyright Minette Hand Photography

A play-by-play of curiosity. We’re all born with it. Cultivating curious minds brings about creativity and new ideas. How delightful and refreshing to see uninhibited curiosity!

Worth that early rise, waves or no waves.

Worth that early rise, waves or no waves.

What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

—Mary Oliver

Nothing better than an impromptu Easter egg hunt. I adore this family to no end and it was such a fun afternoon riding on the golf cart and exploring the island. This family has the best time together and I was so glad to be a part of it! 

It is much better to draw what you can’t see anymore but is in your memory,” he said. “You only reproduce what struck you, that is to say the necessary.

—Edgar Degas