Walking out of a restaurant after dinner with a crowd of people, two of us noticed a quarter-sized hole in the floor. As everyone else filed out, we crouched down to look through the opening. My cohort stuck his finger in the hole and pulled up a small manhole-like cover to give us a better view of the basement. While receiving bewildered looks, we pursued our curiosity.

That’s what it’s like when I see something I want to photograph. Some detail, texture, pattern, or perspective seizes my attention, and I feel compelled to preserve my wonder with an image. My gallery is full of such captured moments. I hope you enjoy them. –Claire

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  • Joined: June 2010

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I started photographing clouds in middle school, so that the skies in my paintings would be more realistic, but the new medium soon dominated my focus. / I double-majored in film and mathematics at Vassar College. To earn my Master of Fine Arts, I attended Florida State University’s College of Motion Picture Arts. After graduation, I spent a few years working on independent films as a gaffe…
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