This little light of mine....
The pieces of glass that clad this building show their secrets of refraction when the light is just right. I see person after person walk by, deep in their thoughts and phones, unaware they are travelling through a shower of rainbows. Dorothy Perry is a Chicago portrait photographer specializing in custom family portraits, modern headshots,… Continue reading Shower of Power
I always start a wedding by coming early so I can 'synch' up with the pace of the day. Not only does arriving early allow me to capture precious moments of preparation, it lets me connect with the emotional energy of the couple as they prepare to approach a new stage in their life. Matching… Continue reading The Dance of Life
Some moments are worth remembering again and again.
“Birds make great sky-circles of their freedom. How do they learn it? They fall, and falling, they’re given wings. ”— Rumi Dorothy Perry is a Chicago portrait photographer specializing in custom family portraits, modern headshots, & personal branding for women and executives. Contact her studio for commissioned work here.
Love needs courage.
Take time to hear someone's voice from the inside. Match your calm breathing with the breathing of your partner, and 'share a breath' in and out for a time of silence. Not only does this calm emotions, this action serves to 'sync' one's heart with the other, to humanize a connection, and energize the space… Continue reading Share a Breath
"I'm going to miss this show." This student used to come to the UIC African American Art Gallery to do her home work and study along with other students: making art, practicing yoga, and on Finals week, even eating breakfast there! It occurred to me that I had made an art show that successfully… Continue reading Sane Spaces
Making a portrait you have never seen before.
Funny how some normal-looking photographs offer the potential of being something more. My daughter sent me a long-distance snapshot of my grand-son playing with his dad. I can't get enough pictures of my little guy, exploring his new world with a toddler's beautiful curiosity. Something about this image attracted me. I take another look… Continue reading Finding A Something More