Maternity Photos & Tattoos

Maternity Photos & Tattoos

Having maternity photos done is a celebration of the beginning of new life. So are having tattoos done to mark important times in one’s life. Here are photos of a woman who is enjoying her pregnancy. Her tattoos mark past moments in her life’s journey. See the full post →

About Creativity

About Creativity

I am thrilled when I see art work that speaks of the authentic voice of an artist. Two artists, Stephanie Tamez and Virginia Elwood, are both showing at Ricco Maresca Gallery. Stephanie and Virginia are tattoo artists and although it would seem that this show is totally about tattoos, both Stephanie and Virginia transcend this […] See the full post →

Family Photos:  Fun at Pier 5 in Brooklyn

Family Photos: Fun at Pier 5 in Brooklyn

With the skyline of Manhattan across the river, the open space at the Brooklyn piers were a wonderful playground for two young sisters and their parents. There is such pleasure in taking time out from our busy lives to play with our children! Here are a few photographs from an afternoon that started with rain […] See the full post →

alicegarik Is Now on Instagram

alicegarik Is Now on Instagram

I have just started posting photos of artwork details on Instagram. Details work best because the format is small. Here are some of the art details I have posted so far. See the full post →

More Portraits That Will Be Art

More Portraits That Will Be Art

Here are a few portraits that I have already been transforming into art works using palladium and combining the negatives with negatives from nature. These are wonderful tattoos — an eagle, a tiger — amazing art already. See the full post →

Photos of a Fabulous Family

Photos of a Fabulous Family

I am catching up on blogging about the wonderful families I have had the privilege of photographing this spring and summer. Here is one family’s photos. I love their spontaneity and togetherness. See the full post →

Portraits That Move into Art

Portraits That Move into Art

I have been very busy this summer photographing people for my tattoo art project. I always start with photographing portraits before I expand into the art work and combine the portraits with natural subjects. I explained this in a recent post “Developing an Art Series” Here are a few recent portraits. See the full post →

Photographing Children

Photographing Children

I have been very busy since summer started both with my art series and with photographing families and children. I will be catching up by a few blog posts with current families whom I have had the privilege of being hired to photograph. As with my work as an artist, I have been photographing families […] See the full post →

Developing an Art Series

Developing an Art Series

I am now immersed in an art series where I photograph people with tattoos and transform the photos by enlarging my negatives and printing with palladium. I combine different negatives to achieve the whole and often introduce natural forms into the prints. I do this to expand the narrative to include nature and speak of […] See the full post →

Celebratory Photos:  Twins & Brazil

Celebratory Photos: Twins & Brazil

This week I photographed a wonderful couple visiting from Brazil. She is expecting twins and we toured Central Park as I photographed their joy.Here are just a few more photos with NYC as our locale. See the full post →