Thacker |Year In the Life

One thing I’ve learned over the course of my transition to family documentary work is that longer sessions yield the best, most authentic results. It takes a while for people to warm up to the fact that someone outside of their family unit is roaming their home and taking photos at their most vulnerable state.…

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Five Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Six Hundred Minutes

You Know that song “Seasons Of Love” from the movie Rent? Or the song “9986000 Minutes” from Michael Scott’s farewell? They’re all I can think about when I sit down to write about this year’s Year In The Life clients. All these tiny moments-the sips of coffee, diaper changes, grocery trips, and books read seem…

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On The Other Side: Part Three

2019 started off rough. I was at my lowest low; in the depths of a depression I wasn’t sure I’d make it out of. Making self portraits was difficult, because I didn’t have the desire to document any part of life, let alone parts that included me, but I made them anyway. Self portraiture has…

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