This was my year.

I actually did a post for the decade, since it has been one giant whammy of a decade. But I scrapped that post. I know where I’ve been and what it took to get here, and if you know me you know that story as well. So here is my year. I won’t say it’s … Continue reading

Three

I returned to the Gulf at the beginning of the month for my long term documentary work on the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill. I returned to Grand Isle, where a giant sand scrubbing machine was shut down because the noise bothered the woman whose house it was parked next to, and the easternmost beach … Continue reading

Doorways

©2010 Jenn LeBlanc

One of my ongoing projects is simply called Doorways (working title) but you get the idea. I love doorways (and windows), they can speak volumes about a person, or nothing at all. Some are bereft of personality, while others ooze enlightenment. New Orleans has to be one of the most expressive cities in the United … Continue reading

Wedditing™…

One of the most lovely, amazing souls I have ever met was married to another lovely and amazing soul this past summer. I was just lucky enough to be there to capture some moments, and the beauty of one of my best friends. I posted some of her images already, but we (Cora and I) … Continue reading

Ibis and oil in Louisiana

Bay Junop and Caillou Lake

Bay Junop OIL

Lake Caillou – Where the sky blends with the sea… Around the bend…Bay Junop –

Returning to the Gulf

I will be returning to the Gulf of Mexico August 4-10, one month after the original trip for Gulf Oil Coverage. There were some stories I saw, that I couldn’t chase, and some images I needed I was unable to get. So here I go. Here are a few of the images from the last … Continue reading

I don’t shoot weddings…

That being said, check out the beautiful bride…

Thoughts on a disaster trip

1. Know who you are going with 2. Know how much crap to take 3. Never underestimate your budget 4. Always have a plan 5. Always be flexible with your plan 6. Know what you need and make sure you have several opportunities to get it 7. Be prepared 8. Be very prepared 9. Expect … Continue reading

Surrealism

Massive amounts of oil wash ashore : clean up goes into the night July 7, 2010, Long Beach Mississippi According to a person in charge (so far, in my experience, nobody on-site from the clean-up crews will go on the record) 5,000 workers scoured Long Beach, a stretch of sand through four cities: (west-east) Pass … Continue reading