Our Photos in 100 Years

Our Photos in 100 Years

I have discovered two more articles that deal with preserving our photographs for ourselves and our children. The first helped me understand why our digital photos are so vulnerable. I pass this link to you: makeuseof.com The second article is on how to order books from your photos on your phone and computer. It lists […] See the full post →

Who Will See Our Photographs in 100 Years?  Part 2

Who Will See Our Photographs in 100 Years? Part 2

This is the second part of the results of my research in how to preserve our precious photographs. I covered what I have found about preserving our photos digitally in part 1 of this topic. PRINTS: The most secure way to have heirlooms is to physically print our digital images on archival paper. These prints […] See the full post →

Who Will See Our Photographs in 100 Years?

Who Will See Our Photographs in 100 Years?

I have been researching how to preserve our precious photographs. Here is what I have learned. I have divided this information into topics and two blog posts. EDITING: Often we have too many photographs from picture taking times with our children. If we do edits, we are more likely to keep those special cherished moments […] See the full post →

Bringing Your Maternity Portraits Home 2

Bringing Your Maternity Portraits Home 2

Your life, your dreams into art. This is what I do for my clients. I do commissioned portraits and art work in the NYC area. Here is a recent work in silver gelatin prints and two very special prints in palladium on Japanese gampi paper that look wonderful as a diptych. Contact me for your […] See the full post →

Bringing Your Maternity Portraits Home

Bringing Your Maternity Portraits Home

I feel that maternity and becoming a parent brings one to the center of life. What I love is being able to give my clients intuitive, imaginative art that speaks to their lives. This is what I mean by bringing your maternity portraits home. This is a maternity portrait of a woman, pregnant in winter, […] See the full post →

Holding What Is Precious

Holding What Is Precious

In my work with clients I always work with them to capture and keep their cherished memories. In this blog post, I wish to talk about the importance to me of establishing and keeping our connection to nature. I have always been a lover of the natural world–plants, animals, mountains, forests, oceans and rivers–the very […] See the full post →

Prints to Sell

Prints to Sell

I am working on ways that I can sell editions of art prints. I will keep everyone posted. Here are a few that people have liked on Instagram: @alicegarik See the full post →

Watching & Photographing How Children Grow

Watching & Photographing How Children Grow

Just last week I attended a talk by Hillary Frank, the host & founder of a series of podcasts for new parents, The Longest Shortest Time. Hillary appeared as a guest of New York City’s perinatal group at City Births. Listening to Hillary speak of the stories that parents bring to her reminded me of […] See the full post →

Art Work on Exhibit

Art Work on Exhibit

I have two pieces in a juried group show with The Berlin Collective They are palladium prints based on tattoos. I photograph people with tattoos and transform the photos so I can create palladium prints. See the full post →

New Year:  Always Beautiful Family Photographs

New Year: Always Beautiful Family Photographs

This mom posted these wonderful words on Instagram. Here are thoughts for the New Year: “New Year. New feels. New breathe. New chances. Same dreams,fresh starts. I dare you to believe in yourself. You deserve all things magic.” In 2015 I am looking forward to doing photographs of the beautiful families I serve. Have a […] See the full post →