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Gender Female
Industry Arts
Occupation Photographer, Community Volunteer, Birmingham Museum of Art Ambassador, Photographer
Location Birmingham, AL, United States
Introduction I am a former elementary school teacher, a full-time photographer, part-time painter, lover of all things French ( whose fran├žais is slowly improving), obsessive Paris traveler, enthusiastic art museum volunteer, grateful community volunteer, and grandmother to 5 delightful grandchildren.
Interests I love working as a community volunteer at the Birmingham Museum of Art and at my church, Independent Presbyterian Church. Taking photographs all over my city is my passion.
Favorite Movies Chocolat, Birdcage, Vacation, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Dr. Zhivago, City Slickers, Paris Je T'aime, Gone With the Wind, A Christmas Story, The Graduate......
Favorite Music Michael Dulin, Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban, The Temptations, 60's, Tony Bennett's Duets, , Pink Martini, Victor Anthony, Diederick Wijmans, anything classical
Favorite Books What I"ve been reading: The Passionate Photographer, The Photographer's Eye, On Rue Tatin, Sarah's Key, The Sweet Life in Paris, The autobiography of Annie Leibovitz. I love it! What I've just put down: The Secret Life of Bees, Julie and Julia, Biography of Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Photographing Children, a book on BW photography. What I Wish I Were Reading: Cartier-Bresson's Paris. I have it, just can't quit admiring the photographs to actually READ it.