October 14, 2019

This year I published a project I've wanted to do for a long time: all that goes on in the course of a day on the farm I worked on for four years. Titled "One Long Day on Goranson Farm," my photo essay and writing ran in this year's Maine Farms Journal.

I'll be sharing...

September 2, 2019

In this month's Maine Magazine, you'll find my photo essay on the farming families I met in Aroostook County, Maine's northernmost region. My photo of Elena taking care of her grandparents' chickens is on the cover. 

See the full essay, with introduction by Emma Simard...

August 2, 2019

I loved photographing this assignment for Maine Women Magazine's August issue. See the full article with story by Amy Paradysz at mainewomenmagazine.com

 Adrienne Lee, Christa Bahner, and Colleen Hanlon Smith are the brains and the brawn behind Daybreak Growers Alliance...

June 22, 2019

I've been working on a collection of Maine farm workers for a long time. Because of my love for the integrity of documentary photography, I like to make portraits right where the person is working, in whatever light is available. These portraits were sort of an excepti...

May 26, 2019

A few weeks ago, I got to do something I've never done before: attend a 90th birthday party! This family had the brilliant idea to make the most of the occasion by celebrating their matriarch, orchestrating a family reunion, and taking care of all their family photos i...

December 14, 2018

I was honored to be counted among the incredible group of Maine photographers featured in curator Bruce Brown's Everyday Maine exhibit, at University of Maine Augusta. The show included six of my photos of workers on Maine farms, as well as 184 other works by photograp...

August 2, 2018

I recently won a photo contest in the newspaper of the area where I farmed for four years. It was great to get the chance to be interviewed about my experience on the farm: 

Kelsey Kobik’s photo of a horse at Goranson Farm in Dresden received the most votes to...

May 28, 2018

I feel so lucky to be able to:

1. Photograph subjects that matter to me in my chosen style

2. Use my photos to promote issues and businesses I care deeply about

3. Have that work mean something to other people!

I was honored to be featured in the Portland Press Herald's S...

May 6, 2018

 Organic vegetable farmers know that when it comes to production, quality, and sustainability, nothing matters more than soil health. At Goranson Farm, Rob Johanson and Jan Goranson have kept up with the research on sustainable methods in the thirty years they've been...

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