For this week's inspiration, I feature…my daughter, the talented photographer Ariane Hopman.
She's in the middle of about a million life transitions, including a new marriage, a new home that will soon be a mini-urban farm, and a fabulous new job. But in her spare time, she's starting a photo business. Annie graduated from the U of O (Go Ducks!) in photojournalism, and consequently got a post baccalaureate degree in photography from OCAC, where she also worked until recently (ie, last week).
She's inspired me since she was a little girl, and did just as much work raising me as I did raising her, so it seems fitting to feature her this week. Go check out her site and if you're in the Portland area and need portraits done, give her a call.
Oh, and a tip of the Wordstrumpet hat to anyone who can figure out the relationship between her given name–Ariane (which, by the way, I discovered in a Marge Piercy novel and fell in love with) and the name of her business.
Who inspires you?