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 →

Welcoming Change

Welcoming Change

The Holidays, the New Year, & the solstice support the changes that occur naturally with the extra light each day and those changes we bring into our lives. Like the grace of a butterfly, metamorphosis is a natural part of each year’s cycle. Best wishes to all. See the full post →

Photographs of Maternity:  Honoring Nature

Photographs of Maternity: Honoring Nature

This set of photographs complements a set that I wrote of in the blog post, “Maternity Photos & Tattoos”. We just did a second photo session as she gets closer to her baby’s birth, which she intends to be a home birth. She honors nature with her choices of butterfly wings and a fig tattoo. […] See the full post →

Engagement Photo Session

Engagement Photo Session

So excited to share a few recent engagement photographs. This newly engaged couple came to my studio in Brooklyn. I worked with my 4X5″ large format camera and these photos, that I have picked out, are actually from the contact sheets. Can’t wait to learn their favorites. See the full post →

Photos & Nature into Palladium Art

Photos & Nature into Palladium Art

I often take my photographs and make negatives to do collaged work with palladium on Japanese gampi paper. I have taken these photographs of a beautiful tattoo on a woman’s back and combined these with a shed snake skin as part of the composition. Here is a recent piece showing the snake skin and the […] See the full post →

Art, Photographs & Halloween

Art, Photographs & Halloween

A special time of year: spiritually we see beyond the everyday. Our paths cross with Nature as we descend into the colder seasons. I just put up a portfolio on the Lens Culture site that is about our bodies, our tattoos and nature. See the full post →