Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? After an early career as a model and commercial photographer, Gearon began to train her camera on her own family.
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What does it feel like to inhabit a human body, to have your own children, to take amusement at the present whilst seeing links to the past, to contemplate the history of women and men and family, to expose the stark morality of symbols versus the lottery of paradoxes in the people you love? Based in Los Angeles, Gearon did not start out with the traditional background in art school or college. A career first in front of the lens as a model, and then behind it as a fashion photographer for many years prepared Gearon to take on her own journey and create something around her true ambition — not to be famous in the fashion world or an art scene, but to be a mother.
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Photographer Tierney Gearon is not an easy woman to get hold of. Two different mobile numbers, a Santa Monica landline and four phone calls later… Well, none of that matters, because once she starts talking, she never really stops. At the heart of her monologue is family — they are the axis on which her work spins.
I have been documenting my family through pictures for over two years, and I take snapshots of everyday life. I think that the pictures are incredibly innocent and totally unsexual. I don't crop them, I don't retouch, and the shots are never staged.
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For Tierney Gearon, photography is a 'hobby, like knitting or playing tennis'. But her unvarnished description is one that fails to hint at the power of her work: the Atlanta-raised photographer produces exhilaratingly personal images — often featuring her children and her mother — that compel you to feel as deeply as she does. Gearon, 45, a former ballet dancer and model who also has a commercial and editorial career shooting for publications including the New York Times and this magazine, insists, 'It's not a business for me. My work is like a diary.
Tierney Gearon is hard to pin down. The way she puts it, she sort of stumbled into photography. While I was modelling and travelling around the world, I kept a Polaroid diary of everything I did.
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