NEW SITE: Roots & Wings Creative

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To catch up on my recent work, please visit my new website: Roots & Wings Creative is a New Orleans based film and photography studio for people-centric storytelling that I started in 2016. Thanks! Claire

video portrait: louis michot

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During the Cry You One multimedia storytelling project, I had the pleasure of meeting Louis Michot, well-known fiddler for the Lost Bayou Ramblers. On the back porch of the home he built himself, he shared stories of land and culture, tradition … Continue reading

video portraits: cry you one

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In 2013, I worked with four members of Mondo Bizarro and Art Spot Productions to document stories about the relationship between land and culture in Southern Louisiana as a multimedia component of the Cry You One theater production. We spoke with … Continue reading

video: nolavie

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I helped NolaVie make a short promotional video about their work using footage I took all over the city. Check it out!

photos: super sunday in new orleans

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The photo gods came out in numbers this past weekend, and I’m not just talking about the beautiful, painstakingly handmade costumes of the Mardi Gras Indians. Here are a few shots from the day…

photos: st roch cemetery

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(Click the first thumbnail to view the slideshow, using your left and right arrows to navigate.) I will always be struck by the stark beauty of the above-ground graves at New Orleans cemeteries. Yesterday I took a morning photo stroll … Continue reading

photos: the keepers of turkey

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Some of my photos from northeastern Turkey, taken as part of the National Geographic Young Explorers expedition with Cat Jaffee across Turkey and the South Caucasus in 2012.

photos: yoga for everybody

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Here are a few shots from my recent work with Yoga for Everybody in Fairfield, CT. Most of the photos are taken in actual classes – including Baby & Me, Kundalini, and Vinyasa classes. The photos will populate their new … Continue reading

photos: the tour de bal 2012

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One day. One city. One camera. 36 honey shops. 40+ honey tastings. 8 hours. 23 excellent mustaches. One jittery Claire Bangser. Read the full story in Cornucopia Magazine here.

video: the awesome foundation

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Apply to the Awesome Foundation and you could win $1,000 to do something awesome in your community. It’s easy and deliciously awesome. Check out this video I made for Awesome Connecticut and visit for details.