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Tête-à-tête: The Art of Conversation

The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard. ― William Hazlitt, Selected Essays, 1778-1830 Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after. ― Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea   A single conversation can completely change the trajectory of our lives.  – Kaye Earle […]

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Tribute Art

 It is a great privilege when other artists send us their own works based on my pictures.  It is a wonderful affirmation of the strength and dignity shown on the faces of these people around the world. Nidhi Kakar, India Rukiye Demirci, Turkey Rukiye Demirci Unknown Artist Lana Frye, United States Rodrigo Caldas, Brazil Lana […]

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Courage

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela “Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no […]

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Family Portraits

The family is the nucleus of civilization. – Will Durant   In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony. – Eva Burrows Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call […]

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Art of Friendship

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca     There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.  – Thomas Aquinas There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no […]

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The Light of Faith

I have seen many manifestations of faith during my travels over the past three decades. Some have been spontaneous, some have been part of a liturgy, some have been prescribed rituals, Some have been in magnificent buildings, others have been outside under a tree. Many people’s faith is embedded in the way they live their […]

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On Portraiture

Portraits reveal a desire for human connection; a desire so strong that people who know they will never see me again open themselves to the camera,  all in the hope that at the other end someone will be watching, someone who will laugh or suffer with them. What could be more simple and more complex, […]

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On Portraiture

Portraits reveal a desire for human connection; a desire so strong that people who know they will never see me again open themselves to the camera,  all in the hope that at the other end someone will be watching, someone who will laugh or suffer with them. What could be more simple and more complex, …

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