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Seeing a person in their home — their chair choice, the books on their shelves, the brand of dish soap on their kitchen countertop — can allow for a level of intimacy we take for granted in this age of instant image sharing. Photographer Candace Karch's striking portraits of 97-year-old artist Marie Ulmer at home don't read
"Any exciting plans for the long weekend?" I hate this question. My exciting plans for the weekend including crying about my bank balance and eating my feelings. Of course, I never say that out loud. I nod and smile, as if to say, "Oh, headed out to the Hamptons for a plein air soirée," when I really mean, "Maybe hopping read