Melanie Gabrielle | Snowy Winter in New York City
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Melanie Gabrielle | Snowy Winter in New York City

I am so excited to introduce my new personal project for 2014: Art for Art. Once a month, I will find a fellow photographer whose work I admire, and I’ll photograph them; they’ll photograph me. We’ll get to see each other work; we’ll explore how different or similar our styles might be; and we can challenge ourselves…

Jesse’s Birthday Party | Dinner with Luca and Bri of MasterChef
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Jesse’s Birthday Party | Dinner with Luca and Bri of MasterChef

For my boyfriend Jesse’s birthday this year, he had a dinner party with fifteen friends. But it wasn’t any dinner party– it was a privately catered event with Luca and Bri from MasterChef! If you’re a fan of the show, you’ll know that Luca is the lovable Italian guy who won the whole thing, and…

Pointe of View Finale, New York City
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Pointe of View Finale, New York City

As promised, a full post from the Pointe of View party in New York City! Major thanks to everyone who has supported the project through and through. We had a wonderful celebration at 39 Lispenard, with help from my boyfriend Jesse, party styling from Hannah of Hanalulu Co., and photography help from my friend Shang. Extra thanks…

The Survivor Tree | Reflecting on 9/11 and the Boston Marathon Bombings
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The Survivor Tree | Reflecting on 9/11 and the Boston Marathon Bombings

From this morning’s visit to the 9/11 Memorial in New York City to this afternoon’s news of the Boston Marathon explosions, I have felt as if someone has tied a string around my heart and been tugging at it insistently, testing my capacity for tragedy and pulling me out of the surreal luxuries of my own life….

Kickstarter Launch | Pointe of View, THE BOOK!
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Kickstarter Launch | Pointe of View, THE BOOK!

Typically, every Monday, I feature an image and backstory from my Pointe of View series. But today, I have a bit more to share, in the form of a special announcement… ! I have been photographing ballerinas for over a year now, from San Francisco to the hills of Cincinnati to the Brooklyn Bridge and even the…

Quietly Uplifting | Pointe of View
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Quietly Uplifting | Pointe of View

Every Monday, I feature an image and backstory from my Pointe of View series. For more, view all these ballerina posts or visit the Pointe of View store. There’s something about this photograph that just speaks to my heart: the muted tones of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan skyline; Lexi’s dynamic movement captured in this beautiful line, made still…