a strong gaze

August 25, 2020

CDC_2368CDC_2368Bethany Harrigan, age 10, sits for a portrait at an extended family gathering on August 22, 2020, in Conway, Arkansas. They have requested documentation of their time together before Bethany and her family leave for the Middle East for 11 months. Photo by Candace Chaney , www.candacechaneyphotography.com CDC_2932-2CDC_2932-2 CDC_9508-1CDC_9508-1















I never want to miss this kind of deeper look into the soul of a child. A strong gaze makes for a strong portrait and oh how I love to get drawn into a child's world when they let me.  What a privilege.