Samantha Gasson's Profile

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I have a life-long love of our natural world, from bringing home anything I found at the park as a child to starting a small farm as an adult. I have had an equally long love for expressing myself through drawings, paintings and photography. I became more enthusiastic about photography as I started having children and wanted them to have a visual reminder of their everyday lives just as my shutter-happy Father had done for us as children. My children now roll their eyes every time I get out my camera just as I did to my Father.
I decided to photograph letters after pointing them out to my youngest son while on walks around our farm. Most of those original photos are still a part of my collection. My plan was to photograph the whole alphabet and make a poster for his wall. After about 6 months of hunting, I had more than enough letters for that project (still not completed) and decided to share my finds with family and…

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  • Joined February 25, 2009

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Photography, pen and ink and fiber

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About

I have a life-long love of our natural world, from bringing home anything I found at the park as a child to starting a small farm as an adult. I have had an equally long love for expressing myself through drawings, paintings and photography. I became more enthusiastic about photography as I started having children and wanted them to have a visual reminder of their everyday lives just as my shutter-happy Father had done for us as children. My children now roll their eyes every time I get out my camera just as I did to my Father.
I decided to photograph letters after pointing them out to my youngest son while on walks around our farm. Most of those original photos are still a part of my collection. My plan was to photograph the whole alphabet and make a poster for his wall. After about 6 months of hunting, I had more than enough letters for that project (still not completed) and decided to share my finds with family and friends that Christmas. The response was wonderful; friends and co-workers started asking me to fill special orders. Before I knew it, I had a website, was in some local stores and am now entering the world of Etsy.

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