Author Archives: LionHorse

Soulful portraits

This is my mom with my daughter.  There are now once again three generations of women in my immediate family.  It makes me think of my grandmother and how special she was to me. I cherish the photos I have of … Continue reading

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Every family has a story. Let me help share yours.

My family is just like yours.  We have people we have loved and people we have lost.  We have happy memories and we have had hard times.  Some days are a breeze and some days we just stumble and try to … Continue reading

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SmartyPants Turns 2!

I remember the day SmartyPants opened two years ago.  My son was one year old and I thought that I had hit the jackpot — this is in OUR neighborhood!  And indeed it has been a ray of sunshine on rainy … Continue reading

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Back to School Family Portrait Mini Sessions

I’m a mother of two and even though my kids are still small I understand that going back to school is a hectic time.  But the beginning of the school year can also restore some much needed routine to everyone’s life.  It … Continue reading

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101 Breast Places to Feed Your Baby in Portland

I just saw a picture of Kendall Jenner at the Met Gala that left nothing to the imagination.  And yet this is considered high fashion.  So why is it unfashionable to breastfeed a baby in a public space?  I just read … Continue reading

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“She Inspires 365”: A great gift for Mother’s Day!

In honor of Mother’s Day 2017 I wanted to do something special: I wanted to capture a moment in time.  A moment with the mothers in my neighborhood who have met and become friends because of Harper’s Playground.  A moment with the women … Continue reading

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Books are now available at Powell’s!

She Inspires 365 — the book — is now available for purchase at Powell’s in Portland, Oregon and online through powells.com!   If you have a few spare minutes and would be willing to post a *positive* review on the Powell’s … Continue reading

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The definition of *inspire*

/inˈspī(ə)r/ verb 1. to fill (someone) with the urge or ability to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. 2. breathe in (air); inhale. This photograph was taken for Sisters Empowering Sisters, an inspiring organization in Washington, D.C. that … Continue reading

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she inspires continues …

I’ve always wanted to continue the She Inspires project beyond 365.  I realized recently that in a way I do: my work as a freelance photographer and documentary producer has given me the opportunity to travel around the world, mostly … Continue reading

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