Hospital Archives - Dangerously Good Stories

MAKE your life FEEL like A FUN GAME,

rather than something to survive & endure.

CREATE A LIFE-BRAND

  It’s always easier to tell other people’s stories, isn’t it? The Sunday after Thanksgiving, we got “the call.” My oldest sister Cathy’s battle with Lymphoma was coming to a much quicker-than-expected end. After a three-hour drive to Albany, my husband, my three children and I arrived rather frantically to the hospital in anticipation of […]

Documenting What Follows After Receiving “The Call” We All Fear

As photographers, we tell stories, immortalize history. We make tangible the intangible. Authentic emotion is the root of all that we do within documentary photography. Thus, as I’ve found in the last four years of pursuing this craft, it seems only natural to channel this potential into not simply creative and financial provision for my […]

4 Ways to Give Back With Your Documentary Talent

No other image is as classic and timeless than that of your very first photo. So often we see this image of baby in the traditional pink and blue cap, laying in the hospital bassinet. Today, with birth photography on the rise, the first photo of baby is becoming one of baby’s first breath, first […]

One of the Most Timeless Iconic Photos: First Breaths

This birth was a divine gift. Although we had discussed birth photography, this mother had decided to opt for a Fresh 48 session in the hospital for her sweet daughter’s arrival and we had scheduled the time I would arrive. On my way, I texted the father-to-be and asked if precious Joy was here yet. […]

When a Newborn Fresh 48 Session Turns into a Birth Session

Getting the chance to witness the new love that surrounds a brand spanking, new baby is joyous. Getting to capture those moments with my camera is even better. There are no posed moments, only raw emotions. This had lots of those moments! When I’m working with a family in this type of setting, I like […]

A Fresh 48 of a New Family of 4 with a Documentary Approach

Photo sessions of seemingly perfect lives live all throughout the internet. Most people hire a photographer to bring out the love and happiness within their family and to create tangible proof to show the world or hang on their walls. This is a different story. Some never would consider documenting such a story with an actual photographer. It’s absolutely heart-wrenching […]

An Ongoing Documentary Series of a Child’s Fight

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