" My conversion to artist took place after I returned to photography in 2004, after a 35 year absence during which I raised a family and built a business. Upon returning I was fortunate to meet a woman who became my mentor and luckily for me she was an artist who used photography (as opposed to a “photographer”).
She saw my rigid photographic rules as an impediment to my creative growth and over time she helped me to understand that it was okay to be a photographer and to document, but it was also okay to be an artist and to create.
Has my work changed since I achieved this mental shift? Yes, very much so.”
Families are formed in all sorts of ways.
Denise was single, Australian, and very much wanting to be a mum.
This is her journey of how her family was formed in Cambodia
Watch and hear Denise’s story and the amazing events that brought Ben, Meg and Denise together, a beautiful story that I am sure you will love too.
This is only part of Denise’s story. More information and more audio is shared by going to Liz Arcus Photography lizarcus.com - look under a blog post titled Denise, Ben and Meg - a Cambodian Adoption Story
To find out more about donating to Ben and Meg’s orphanages :-
Contact Denise Cooke
Cambodian Orphanage Fund
Tel 0428 320 101
Produced by Liz Arcus lizarcus.com
Photos taken in Cambodia were supplied by Denise Cooke. All other imagery is by Liz Arcus Photography