Happy Holidays! Tis the season for family holiday sessions. This past weekend, I shot my last one for the season. So great to see my repeat clients, some now for 8 years in a row! Amazing to watch these children grow up and develop into their own little being. Of all the family sessions shot, […]

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SO.MANY.CHILDREN….. I was mentally prepared for all the children I’d see at the refugee camps in Greece, but I wasn’t emotionally prepared for the amount of children, some without parents, nor was I really prepared for seeing the very real conditions that they live in, even with all the gruesome google image searching I did. […]

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  • Melanie Graham - Wow, so amazing and humbling. Your words and images are so powerful!ReplyCancel

  • Larissa - This is just so heart breaking but you captured it all with sonmuch emotion. I can only imagine all that you saw that you were not able to capture. What an experience!ReplyCancel

  • Christine - Amazing images, and each one is so full of emotions. This post is incredibly moving. Thank you for posting these.ReplyCancel

  • Chris - Please, please keep sharing these stories Rachel. If more people saw this, I think that more people would understand what the refugees are actually going through. This is heartbreaking 🙁ReplyCancel

  • Melissa - These are very powerful images, thank you for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Jennie Crate - Wow, what an intense thing to photograph. I really appreciate your honesty about how hard it would be to really document the experience. I think I would be so hesitent to bring out my camera too. You still want to be respectful, yet you want to tell their story.ReplyCancel

  • Bill Gellerman - Rachel,

    This is excellent, horrible, breathtaking and real. I’ve told people about this for years. That we, in America, have no real clue what being a refugee, or living in a war torn country is like. Thank you for doing this and putting faces to the travesty that exists in the world, still today. Be easy on your heart, you’ve got more stories to tell.


Nurture Project International Per their website, Nurture Project International (NPI) is a US-based, non-profit organisation.  NPI responds to crisis and disaster to provide Nurture Project International is a US based nonprofit organization committed to ensuring special protection for the most vulnerable women and children – victims of war, disasters, extreme poverty, all forms of violence […]

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Amurtel Greece for Refugee Mothers and Babies Closer to the end of our trip, we got to stop by and see the new apartment set up for refugee mothers and babies. Per their Facebook page, “Amurtel is a global disaster relief and development organization managed by women, specifically for the needs of women and children. […]

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Time and time again, at each and every camp, I was shocked and horrified by the ways of which the majority of refugees were forced to learn to cook with or on in order to survive and provide meals to their family. These are teachers, electricians, doctors, parents, computer technicians, you name it, that once […]

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  • Nicole Pettit - Wow these images are powerful. So heartbreaking for these people. I’m glad you captured these things to bring attention to what is happening, it really makes you appreciate what you have! Such a great story of photos.ReplyCancel

  • Elizabeth - Amazing documentation of such a sad and difficult journey for these families.ReplyCancel

  • Valerie - Thank you once again for using your talents to share these images!ReplyCancel