- Slow Little PhotoArts Photographer, 2012 - present
A Nebraskan at heart, I currently live in Westchester, New York. Cultural opportunities abound, living in such a populous and richly storied region.
In Russian, I would write my name Настя, which is short for Анастаси́я (Anastasia), though very few people I know pronounce it correctly. Yes, there is a tennis player, six years older than me, with the same name. But I don't speak Russian. I moved from Saint Petersburg to Omaha twenty years ago (by way of a three-week pit stop in Barcelona), at which point I learned English in about five months when I was five. I learned French over the course of ten years through pop songs. I wish I lived in Barcelona and spoke fluent Catalan. I started college when I was fifteen, but that's no big deal. I traveled alone internationally for the first time when I was sixteen so that I could go study permaculture in Brasil. I swam for my college swim team, the Simon's Rock Llamas. I love long runs with my Zune and my Vibrams. One day I would like to enroll in the Harvard Graduate School of Design. One day. I think that having a carefree attitude and being your own best friend are a pretty swell approach to life. And... I believe fiercely in staying connected with the people I meet throughout my life. (So don't be a stranger!)
Yes, you read it right. The mascot at my college: The LLAMA
My favorite musician: Tori Amos
What matters most to me: Tribal Sovereignty ; Pursuing a fulfilling life ; Raspberries ; Laughter
- Simon's Rock College of BardGeography, Regional Studies, and Globalization Theory, 2004 - 2010
More information about this image available from the University of Texas at Austin: http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/exhibitions/permanent/firstphotograph/#top/
Inaugural post of our new series, Hello, Photography, in which we attempt to connect the digital photography community with the photography world that existed before Flickr, Google+, or 500px ever arrived on the scene.