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seasons

Remember your potential. Happy 2015.

In 2014 my company “words and pictures” marked 16 years in business. Sweet sixteen. I remember that time in life as being so full of potential, and I try to continue to see every year – every day – as holding great potential. I am so grateful for the work I get to do. This year has included writing and co-producing print, web and video pieces about rivers, deep sea research, environmental engineering, workforce development, controlling pediatric asthma, and retirement lifestyle options . . . just to name a few. I have also had the great fortune to photograph, interview and write about some amazing families who persevere against what would be overwhelming circumstances for many of us.

I am honored to get to continue to tell stories. Stories for the sake of story, and stories to meet strategy. This tagline works for me on both a business and personal level.
I combed my personal photography archives for a shot or two from this past year, and the ones that spoke to me did so because in each case they made me ponder the notion of “potential.”

This photo of three empty tables was taken this summer in Berlin when I was visiting my older son. The scene seems set for many things to potentially occur. Friends will gather, smoke cigarettes and drink coffee while making plans for later. Lovers will linger over a glass of wine. There’s so much potential.

This photo is of a girl named Hope. She reminds me of the potential for joy.

Remember your potential. Happy New Year.

the season is never over here

Which coast are we on, and what time of year is it anyway? Any guesses about where this is?

Engineering Minds are Creative and Disciplined

Sustainable Infrastructure for Society: Introduction to Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at NC State from Julie Williams Dixon on Vimeo.

New video from Art Howard, of ARTWORK, in Raleigh. I was Producer/Writer and absolutely was blown away by what’s being studied and developed here on NC State campus, which is practically in my backyard.

four days in portland

Click the link here to view a short photo essay from a trip to Portland, Maine.  four days in portland

waiting

abandoned on the beach – a short photo study

Click here for photo essay

Click the link above for a very short photo essay featuring a few “words and  pictures” captured on a summer evening in the northeast.  After a long day of video work, with interviews and much talking, it was nice to let the still camera be my voice for a few short minutes.

History speaks in so many ways.

Early Spring at Somerset Place. The trees, the buildings, the earth and the water, hold so many stories stretched over so much time.

little pink houses, mermaids roped in

along the edge of summer

I had the great pleasure of producing a video shoot for Grandfather Golf and Country Club and we spent our days getting beautiful scenes of the golf course, the gorgeous homes and other amenities. As we finished one evening these empty chairs by the lake were begging to be photographed . . . with the mist rising, the lights reflected, and the sky dancing with the water. It’s the edge of dusk, the edge of the lake, and the edge of summer.