Curator's Statement
  Thumbnail Gallery

The Artists

  Connie Backus-Yoder
  Joyce Caggiano
  Deborah A. Cantwell
  Mary Anne Carley
  Osuna Miguel Conesa
  James D. Curtis
  Kelly Daniels
  Barbara Desrosiers
  Cathy Gibbons
  Joel Haas
  Jenna Higgins
  C. Robin Janning
  Caroline Kramer
  Marcia Landry
  Jeanelle McCall
  Judith McManis
  Romney O. Nesbitt
  Margaret A. Parker
  Donna Rathert
  Lynn Runnells
  Deborah Scarff
  Suzanne Schleck
  Janet Strickler
  Susan Tilt
  Vanessa Wells
  Tracy Williams
  Copyright Statement
  Mother and Child Hands
Silver Halide Print

Deborah Scarff

The tight grasp of an infant’s hand on her mother’s finger is to me a feeling of hope, love, joy and peace. The parent’s hope for the child’s future is filled with love, peace and joy, just as it is for the future society that the child will inherit. The birth of every child is a chance for this world to hold onto all the joy and peace that each new born promises, with their tight little grip.


Deborah Scarff, owner of The Better Light, a professional photo and digital imaging company, has worked in the medical, industrial and commercial photographic fields. Her solo exhibit, “God’s Light in Holy Places” at St. Paul’s Cathedral, Boston, was requested by Bishop M. Thomas Shaw and traveled around the Diocese of Massachusetts in the 1990’s. She has also just published her first book on Episcopal clergy and their hobbies titled, “Pastimes of the Spiritually Rich and Famous, the portraits and personal insights of Episcopal clergy on their activities for spiritual renewal”. These two bodies of work represent the direction she is being pulled towards, photographing different aspects of the church today. Currently she is having her images from the God’s Light in Holy Places exhibit illustrated with poetry.

Deborah Scarff

Email: deborah@scarff.org
Parish: Trinity Church, Concord, Massachusetts





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