1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
toy camera image from the series "my affair with diana"
Biography: The images that I produce tell a story of the experiences that I have had the opportunity to be a part of. My formative years were spent traveling through the United States, Mexico and Europe where culture, art and the natural environment made a lasting impression. Without any formal technical training as a photographer, I searched for the best way to be expressive and to create my own unique form of storytelling. My voice was found through the novel and unique views of the toy cameras: Holga and Diana. These cameras were first produced in the 1960's as promotional give-aways, carnival prizes...