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As a commercial photographer, I am a conduit for other people’s visions of themselves or brands or physical creations. Often, I feel that my work isn’t always my own; rather, it’s a collaboration, and I am just the creative vessel for final fruition. This collection of (mostly film) photographs was created during a moment of pause: a nice detour on the way to a destination that was another final project; a moment of beauty or joy shot on the way to somewhere else. They capture those fleeting, often overlooked moments in life—the time we record for ourselves instead of other people.


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