CONNECTIONS BLOG

CONNECTIONS
Affinity. Closeness. Longing for connection. These shared experiences are what elevate our lives beyond mere existence. Good or bad, they are the muse for poetry, the rhythm of music, and the ‘heart’ in our heart. This body of work is about exploring just that: our humanity seen through how we connect with something outside ourselves. That moment when we bare our souls and open our hearts.

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Angela & Paco, Long Island, 2019

Paco was found homeless and wandering the streets of San Miguel de Allende. His owners rescued him and gave him a loving home. At times they wonder if they did the right thing and whether he might have been happier having his freedom.

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Katie, Tim & Abby, Sydney, 2019

Falling deeply in love. Do you remember when you could loose time just starting into those little eyes.

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Brooklyn & I, Sydney, 2019

For you, a dog is part of your life; for your dog, you are their life.

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Angela & Brooklyn, Sydney, 2019

My two best girls.

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Lucilla, Nikki, Michael & Angela, Colima, 2018

When the simple things in life are all we need.

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Lucilla, Nikki, Michael & Angela, Colima, 2018

In a fast paced digital world there’s nothing quite like a good old game of dominoes to bring you closer together.

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Bernadino & Socorro, Colima, 2018

I met this beautiful couple in a nursing home in Colima. Bernadino was visiting his wife for her birthday. It was really touching to see how much love was between them after all these years. It’s quite heartbreaking to think that you may get separated from your spouse in your final years due to health problems.

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Dani & Pete, Sydney, 2016

For me surfing cultivates an affinity with the ocean and nature.

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Hong Kong, 2018

A glorious sunset is the epitome of fleeting beauty. The spectacular sky draws you in and captivates you. You get caught up in the moment and your mind gets a break from regretting the past or worrying about the future. Afterwards you feel refreshed and life just seems a little better.

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Hong Kong, 2018

I've spent a lot of time in airports over the years which means I'm always leaving the people I love behind. It really makes me appreciate everyone special in my life and reminds me not to take anyone for granted. I'm flying to NY shortly to finally see my beautiful wife. Travelling isn't the same without her by my side.

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Karol and Aranza, Yucatan, Mexico, 2018

How romantic is this place? It’s the ideal place for the perfect proposal, don’t you think?

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Hong Kong, 2018

How fun were school trips? You got time off school, friendships were strengthened, secrets shared, you developed your sense of identity. Are you still friends with any of your old school friends?

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Vivi, Sissi & Cici, Shanghai 2018

Nothing - not a conversation, not a handshake or even a hug establishes a friendship so forcefully as eating together” - Jonathan Safran Foer

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China, 2018 

The picture of contentment. It always amazes me how people can get lost in their thoughts regardless of the environment. There were lots of squeals and happy sounds of laughter happening here.


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China, 2018

These girls won't get lost in the fog. I love the colour pop. This was taken in Qingdao on the Shandong Peninsula looking out to the Yellow Sea.

 

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 NY, 2018

Bonding time for the dads.  Every child's happy place.

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New York, 2018

For some worship comes rain, hail or shine. I believe the sense of community that comes from getting together and sharing a belief is a powerful thing.  So is love and acceptance for those not in our 'tribe'.

 

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Los Angeles, 2018

The world never looks better than on the shoulders of your father.

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Shanghai, 2018

This couple make walking in the snow look really romantic. Watching them made me feel cold, wet and lonely. I guess sometimes there's a downside to working abroad.