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An Ode to Nieces – Christmas card shoot

I’ve decided that visits home will almost always result in an Ode to Nieces post. This Thanksgiving, while my dad roped the boys into helping with a cow project on the farm, my sister and I wrangled Anna and Mae for a quick Christmas card photo shoot. They don’t come any squirmier than these two, […]

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An Ode to Nieces

I got to spend a little QT with Mae-berry last week during my visit to Charlottesville, which resulted in a few new photos of the little lady cutting up on Mimi and Papo’s farm. The incomparable Anna C., (Mae’s 4-year-old big sis), was off on another adventure so she escaped this weekend’s photo shoot. But […]

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For Mama

This video is the result of a creative idea hatched by bride Casey Wilson as a surprise gift for her mom. Casey contacted me last winter after seeing┬ámy Surviving Siblings personal documentary project. She hired me to do a documentary wedding video and asked if I’d be willing to also do a short family documentary […]

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Surviving Siblings

My brother Ben died of cancer when he was 27, and I was 23. Several years later, I came to this project with an interest in telling a story of the grief felt by young people who have suffered the loss of another young person. Initially, I was hesitant to take a first-person narrative approach […]