During the 2004 election campaign, I was really bothered that gay marriage was so controversial. In response I decided to do a series of portraits of gay families to show that the love of these parents for their children was no different than straight parents. My hypothesis was simple. If those against marriage equality could see the love of the families in my photos, perhaps they could see the gay parents as people instead of gay or straight. And if they could see them as people, perhaps they could understand just a little bit more, the desire to marry and be seen equally under the law. Continue reading
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JENNIFER LOOMIS & MATERNITY PHOTOGRAPHY MOVE TO THE GALLERY SETTING – TWO EXHIBITIONS IN SEATTLE
Jennifer Loomis, known as the pioneer in maternity photography, will be exhibition three pieces in two different shows that open on September 28, 2012 in Seattle, WA, US. Loomis has long been known for her commission work of pregnant woman and been featured in many top newspapers and magazines in the United States. She had her first book published in 2009. Loomis has long wanted to see this significant female form in galleries and museums, noting its absence from classical art history. Continue reading
Here’s the press release from my exhibit in Umbria Italy from July 2011.