Location: Exeter, New Hampshire
Give us a brief description of your work.
Matt [Enna's husband] and I photograph weddings. I love to photograph accomplishments of all sorts, and this element of a wedding is always intriguing to me. We love to get to know our clients, and we let their style and personalities affect the way we approach photographing their day.
How would you describe your style?
Honest, intimate, fun.
When was the last time you danced?
A couple of weeks ago my husband and I went out to hear a friend's band play. We got the date wrong, so our friend's band wasn't playing but the band that we did hear was great for dancing.
Favorite month of the year?
What's your goal as an artist?
First, to see what the world looks like through my camera's lens - this is a pretty fundamental curiosity that the camera satisfies. I think most photographers have this curiosity, though we don't often talk about it. Second, to learn more about the human condition, to connect and be inspired by people, places, and events. I love to study a photograph that has layers of meaning, something that can be discovered.
From where do you draw inspiration?
My childhood in Eastern Oregon, travels, and nature. I'm perpetually on a quest for a sense of place, and when I step back and look at my work as a whole, this is a common thread through many of my personal photography projects.
Why do you chose to show your artwork on Plywerk?
I love the tactile quality of the wooden edges, the weight of the pieces. I am working with beeswax encaustic, and though I love the Plywerk just as they are, they also make a great base for mixed media art.
How do you keep yourself motivated and your photography fresh?
Matt and I constantly critique and review each others' work. I don't follow a lot of work in the wedding photography industry, but I do follow contemporary photographers in the art and photojournalism world. I have always loved Emmet Gowin's work, and find myself revisiting his photography. He has a very basic down to earth sensibility in both composition and approach and in the content and the way he presents what he sees.
First thing you would do if you won the lottery?
Pay off my debt. How's that? I don't know many artists without debt. Second, I think I would either renovate my whole house, or take a trip around the world. Or both, simultaneously.
Favorite destination wedding location that you've photographed?
Anguilla is definitely one of my favorite wedding destinations. Every location is different, however, so even weddings in our own state are an adventure for us.
What was the best costume that you ever wore?
Not an original, but my Tippi Hedron from Hitchcock's The Birds was a pretty awesome costume.
If we came to your house for dinner, what would you prepare for us?
Well, this time of year we'd either barbecue in our back yard, or we'd pack a beach picnic and head over to the ocean.
Where will we find you on a Friday night at 9 pm?