by Whitney Hayward

Feature hunting and found a group of French students studying in Montreal, who came down for the weekend to enjoy the nice waves on Higgins.

by Whitney Hayward

The Portland Lullaby Project was created so that mothers could connect with their unborn children, and creatively process the stressors associated with being pregnant. Four expectant mothers in Portland were selected to write lullabies to their children, and those lullabies were performed by the Portland Symphony Orchestra. Danielle Tardy wrote the song "Third Time's a Charm," and I had a great time getting to know Danielle while photographing her with her son Brandin - she was just one of those people I instantly connected with. 

by Whitney Hayward

Sue Ellen Monaghan rests her head on Jon Claflin's chest, listening to his heart at her grandmother's home in Portland. Monaghan's son, Tim Conley, was an organ donor, and when he passed away last fall at work, five of his organs went to people on transplant lists, including Claflin. Conley's heart saved Claflin's life