I invite you to browse my landscape portfolio featuring images of Colorado. Take a look and enjoy the view!!!
I invite you to browse my photojournalism portfolio. As a new graduate from Southern Illinois University Carbondale's photojournalism program, I look forward to continuing to build on what I have learned so far!
Multimedia Project Three
Sonia Roundtree-Smith, a single mother struggling to complete her business degree at Southern Illinois University, says her dream is to establish a non-profit organization to help the needy...
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Multimedia Project Two
Beth Smout, a traveling art teacher who works with students at both Caruthers Elementary School and the John A Logan School, says two things motivate her in her classroom. First is her love for children...
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The Photo Nomad is a visual chronicle of the people and places I encounter in everyday life and in my travels. I find that life is full of the interesting and extraordinary, so on The Photo Nomad, you'll not only find updates about my current projects, but also snipets of life worth pausing to enjoy.
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Djibouti, Africa is a small country located in the Horn of Africa. Before attending Southern Illinois University Carbondale, my husband and I spent two years there doing aid work. In many ways, it was this experience that sparked my interest in photojournalism.
I taught English and worked at a rural nutrition center in the small town of Obock. You can see more images about the seriousness of malutrition in Djibouti at the New York Times blog, The Lens.
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"...I have always loved photography but it was not until I spent two years doing aid work in east Africa that I began to understand the power of photography as a means of communication and the potential of a career in photojournalism. Upon my return to the United States, I passed up the opportunity to return to my old job in favor of going back to school to pursue my new found passion..."