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A pictorial view of Weathertop Farm, my childhood home. My parents still live here. My mom runs the farm and is a small engine mechanic. My dad is an artist.

I made this as a celebration of their 45th anniversary, my dad's 75th birthday, my mom's 69th birthday and 25+ years of living at Weathertop.

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About the Author

Clare Gardner
diazocat13 Minneapolis, MN, USA

I developed an interest in photography at a young age. Starting on a plastic camera with a cube flash, I upgraded to the classic Kodak Disc and finally inherited my mother's lovely old Minolta SLR workhorse.

After college, I attended the Maine Film & Photographic Workshops. In 1996, I moved to New York City.

As a freelance photographer in NYC, my clients included Halston, Bear USA and Weatherproof. In partnership with Joseph Cartright, I tested some of the first professional DSLRs and medium format digital backs.

Moving to Minneapolis reignited my love of photography. Whether working on corporate headshots, fashion, still lifes or portraits, I bring creativity and passion to every project. My clients enjoy a memorable experience on the day, as well as a beautiful and professional end product.

Publish Date  April 20, 2009

Dimensions  Small Square  40 pgs   Standard Paper

Category  Arts & Photography

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janetgoldenb

janetgoldenb says

You get a sense of peace on this farm. Love the photos of the animals, of course the cats since my books are written by cats. Check them out too please. A Cat Abroad on the Streets of Heidelberg, But I Thought I was Mommy's Baby and Feline Fractals Fantasy.

posted at 01:09pm Nov 06 PST

Boogich

Boogich says

This reminds me of my childhood in upstate NY. I voted!

Please take a look at my travel book, The Italian Holga Experiment
http://www.blurb.com/photo-book-contest/view_book/914118

posted at 02:45am Nov 02 PST

EverBGreen

EverBGreen says

Yes, rendering what they know every day into something so beautiful is a tremendous anniversary and birthday present.

posted at 08:26am Nov 01 PST

ROSSIDIS

ROSSIDIS says

Hello,
First, I am very glad to be the first person to vote for your book.
It is really lovely.
It made me feel strongly: I wish I lived there.
Living in a busy big town as Athens, watching your book a song "the green grass of home" came to my mind, as a perfect music dress to your book.
Well done. May you are always well and happy.
George

posted at 12:43pm Oct 25 PST

wjukich

wjukich says

What a wonderful gift for your parents! Beautiful book!

posted at 05:42pm Oct 24 PST

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