It took me a long time to start seeing portraits as art. I've been taking them since I took up photography, but conceptually they never really worked that way for me. Gradually, through the course of The Reader project, and through continuing education, I've come to better terms with my portrait photography and how it works in an artistic sense rather than just as images of people. I'd particularly like to thank Nathan Lewis, from whom I took two portraiture classes, for helping me develop my vision in this area.
I still need to look through older photos and add some to this section. I know there are some that are worthwhile.