Since photography has become quite a love of mine, I’ve decided to add a new feature to unruly things for a bit of weekly eye candy.
For the very first installment of photographer spotlight, I bring you the work of a very lovely and talented lady. we all know her from her daily posts at 3191 and her adorable plush animals.
So, what better way to start off a series than with an inspiring photographer and artist like Stephanie Congdon Barnes. I love her eye for beauty and I’m always left smiling after viewing her photos. so here she is!
what first sparked your interest in photography:
A desire to stop time.
what was your first camera:
Well, I had a point and shoot film camera in high school, but my NIkon D50 was my first SLR.
favorite thing to photograph:
My everyday life with my family.
So hard as I’m influenced by so many in different ways! What attracts me to a photograph is usually a sense of intimacy or simplicity.
most memorable advice you’ve been given:
You can have the life you want.
advice you’d give starting or aspiring photographers:
Well, I only consider myself an aspiring photographer, but I would say to develop and nurture your own point of view. Photograph what you know and love and that reverence will show in your photographs.
robin’s egg blue
if you could eat only one thing:
Hmmn, something sweet/spicy/salty…spiced sugared almonds?
something you can’t live without:
on repeat from your headphones:
“A Bird Flies By” by Port O’Brien
what inspires you:
The natural world, domesticity and food, childhood, light, simplicity, nostalgia…