Royals IV.

People do not understand that where I grew up being crowned is actually a really big deal. It is not a popularity contest; it is a title that has to be earned. - former queen This is the last batch of sitters for my royalty project. Now it is time to turn them into cyanotypes, construct their frames and …

Royals III.

I wanted to do something bigger than myself during my final semester at CCAD. I wanted to push past my comfort zone and force myself to take full advantage of all my resources both studio and darkroom. I sent out a simple request, photographing fair royalty, via social media and was blown away by the response. …

Royals II.

This project has grown into something far greater than I had ever imagined. I am thankful to all of you who have jumped aboard and I am incredibly humbled by all of your kind words and loving support. If I had any doubts when I began this endeavor, they have now completely evaporated. The response to my original post (read …

Royals.

Today I met with my independent study advisor to discuss my ideas for a cyanotype installation that will be on display this coming April. I sat down, looked at her and said "fair royalty". She had no clue what I meant, which absolutely floored me. This whole time I had thought that I wanted to …