These are my friends Wendy and Kevin and their beautiful daughters Tess and Audrey. We’re actually cousins by marriage and I am glad of it. Wendy and Kevin are classy, compassionate and thoughtful. They live in the Bay area but came for a vacation to visit our great mountains and booked a family portrait session while they were here. Sundance was a Sunday dream with warm temperatures, minimal bugs and long green grass- I love their genuine interaction in these photographs! Thanks Wendy!
When I was sixteen I met a girl who became one of my dearest friends. Her name is Natalie Green. While Natalie moved on to Brooklyn and many other my-age siblings scattered far, I continued to make sporadic visits to the “Bohemian Palace” to visit with her parents. I love this house. I love the landings and yard on the hill, the overgrown bushes and open windows.
When I learned that Natalie’s parents were preparing to pass their palace on to another family, I wanted gather up evidence of the twelve Greens that grew there. For their remembering- to photograph the familiarity of terrace and tile, the history of smudging fingers on sliding glass, feet on carpet, snow tracked through the house, plants that grew (invited or not), bricks stacked to keep cold out and the windows that let the light in.
Best of luck on your next adventure my dear friends.