I come from a long line of type-a, get it yourself, do it on your own, independent, strong willed women...and about six months ago I needed to understand more about how that shaped me into this person and what traits are passed down through generations that are visible through the lens. I had a blast photographing my mother, Donalyn, and my sister, Brandi, and making what I decided was a document of the attitude, ferocity and swagger that is this family's lineage. I'm still studying these images, and creating more, trying to pinpoint the similarities and differences that exist among the closest women in my life, and what we've all defined our own gender roles as. 

 

Mixed in you'll find a transcript of group messages between the three of us. Let it provide insight into the relationship(s) or comedic relief.