Welcome to my website!

I started with a Brownie, then switched to an Instamatic and moved up to a Nikon-- I've always

seemed to have a camera in my hands.  While in college, I was a double major: art and theatre arts.  I could never really settle on one subject so now I do both. Photographing people, particularly children and families,  is what I most enjoy. Capturing that one special moment in time that can never be repeated. Writing plays, songs, teaching theatre and directing productions is also my life. To tell a good story on stage is magical.  I am grateful that I can be in both worlds. Being a Gemini helps! 


A few words about me

Above is an award- winning photograph of the Mendocino Headlands.  I received several prizes from the Mendocino Chamber of Commerce.

Many thanks! 

Contact: karencbyrnes@yahoo.com

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