Joanne Mae Adams in high school and Joanne Adams Curtis nowadays — top right photo by Taylor Yau
Notes From Down Under
Be afraid; be very afraid!
If you give a mouse a cookie, he’s going to ask for a glass of milk. Likewise, if you go into a cave with a photographer, he’s going to ask you to pose. And you’ll likely be trapped underground indefinitely.
For a professional photographer, having a granddaughter is like a chef discovering an all-new ingredient.
My baby daughter delivered a baby daughter, who immediately became my favorite person to read to, photograph and love. I’ve been updating this page every week or two, whenever a new, fun, cute, cool photo or video pops onto my pixels.
My garage is a liminal space.
When I sit in my car, I’m only temporarily there — whether coming or going. I generally don’t linger in that here/not here place. Today I lingered; today I sat in the driver’s seat and tried to allow in the feelings of spontaneous temporariness. Read More
Throughout these Times of Covid, I’ve been able to photograph my pregnant daughter and her dog from a safe social distance out on their front porch. Now that baby Avery has arrived, I get to share the fun photo series. She was conceived and born during this international pandemonium and we are thrilled that everyone is safe and happy.