Posted by Norma Hill

Michele Zousmer Shawl    

Norma Hill has a unique ability to capture our life passions and translate them into beautiful fashion pieces that inspire!  One of Norma’s latest creations was an incredible shawl for social change photographer, Michele Zousmer of Rancho Santa Fe.  Norma’s creative talents paired with Michele’s brilliant and powerful photography made for a striking shawl that is not to be missed.

Said Michele, "Norma, made me a fabulous shawl using images I took in Ethiopia.  Every time I wear it I receive so many compliments.  The color of the images and the sharpness is perfect.   I can't tell you how glamorous I feel when wearing it out and about!  Thank you Norma. I love it!!”

Michele Zousmer travels the world photographing divergent peoples and cultures. The resulting images express the dignity of our universal connection. As she explains,  “I am a humanitarian photographer. I use my camera as a tool to help me tell stories of people and cultures around the world.  I believe the visual image is powerful and can create a lasting impression of emotion, curiosity, caring and hope of mankind.  In the right hands an image can help people heal, advocate, empower and be given dignity . I hope my work is adding to the global conversation of diversity.”

The soulful intimacy of Michele’s photos comes from having developed personal relationships with her subjects, spending time in their world and capturing the essence of their culture.

Norma and Michele share a deep passion for bringing awareness to pressing humanitarian issues and this piece is a wonderful representation of their passion.

For more information on Michele Zousmer Photography click here.