Category Archives: documentary

Live Through This on Upworthy!

Upworthy Video

I recently had the chance to collaborate with Upworthy on a beautiful video about Live Through This. Props to producer Jess Blank for incredible work, and for being an equally amazing human. Tweet

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BuzzFeed | I Survived a Suicide Attempt


Hello! It’s been a hugely busy fall! I’ve criss-crossed the nation to deliver keynote speeches on the story of my struggles with mental health, my suicide attempt, and the evolution of Live Through This, as well as workshops on suicide prevention in social media. Last week, I presented at the 5th annual Los Angeles County […]

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Marrakech at Night (and the Challenges of Shooting in a Foreign Country)

Marrakesh at night

Here’s a painful truth: I haven’t been particularly interested in photography lately. I’ve spent months wondering whether I chose the right career path and self-flagellating about my abilities as a photographer while my camera has gathered dust in a corner (figurative dust—I’m still doing the work, of course). We planned our honeymoon around some of […]

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One Shot | Live Through This in Austin, TX

Natasha's portrait session for Live Through This in Austin, TX

Back in November, I took Live Through This to Austin, TX to collect stories. Here’s an outtake from Natasha’s shoot at HausBar Farms. If you’re feeling suicidal, please talk to somebody. You can reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. If you’re not in the U.S., click here for a link to crisis centers […]

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July Instagram Roundup Pt. III | Cambodia Travel Photography

July Instagram Roundup, Cambodia style

Here’s the final installation of the July Instagram Roundup. It’s only been a couple of months, but putting these together made me nostalgic. What’s interesting is that, before going over there, I thought it might be hard for me–and it was, for about five minutes. Admittedly, I lost my mind when I found out I […]

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