2022 / People / Children (Non-Pro)

The Most Sacred Duty (Addy)

  • Photographer
    Michael Potts
  • Agency / Studio
    Mrp Visionaries

The last few years I've shown collections of my ongoing project "The Most Sacred Duty" where I show photos of families I photograph each year (when possible, thank you Covid). This entry follows just one girl from one of the families since I now have enough years for her to show the progression. I've chosen one picture from 2016-2022 to show the progression of her path towards adulthood. It is my hope I'll be able to add many more years to come.

I grew up in Pennsylvania and in 2005 moved to Arizona where I'm rarely cold and don't have to shovel snow or cut grass. I graduated from Bucknell University with a major in English and a minor in Chemistry. I worked at Barnes & Noble for four years where my greatest achievement was becoming "that guy." (There's a story there for later.) Currently I pay the bills as a nuclear medicine technologist. (Sounds impressive right? You put nuclear in front of anything and it sounds good. Nuclear Dog Food? Awesome!) This lets me write and photograph on the side without having to resort to living on r