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malibu beach fine art portraitBecause she is brave and strong and amazing to me.  But mostly because she is the only child who eludes me photographically.   I love the line of shadow running down her right side.  And…. I actually “got her” for the first time in years.  ~Gracie. Malibu. 2010.

  • winter portraits in the snow - […] late. But this one grabbed me because it’s sort of the antithesis of the image I got of her at nine. I didn’t plan on it being the “official” one, but I like how the composition is […]ReplyCancel

  • trish - Thanks you guys!ReplyCancel

  • leah zawadzki - ok. this is the one i was meaning to comment on and i accidentally commented above. oops!! i love this shot. xo

    ps thinking maybe there should be more space between each post 🙂ReplyCancel

  • robynnmunnings - sigh…….so gorgeous. What a moment of loveliness and peace.ReplyCancel

  • Chelle - That’s what makes this more mystique and profound.ReplyCancel

  • joy harmon prouty - utterly fabulous. really intense but also innocent. LOVE.ReplyCancel

  • dina marie - this makes me want to cry. it is beautiful. i love you woman. and gracie…. ahhh — well…. she is eva’s “magic friend”.ReplyCancel