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Kate Orne
Kate Orne, is a photographer, creative director and the founder of Upstate Diary
,a diary featuring photo essays and interviews with creative minds connected to Upstate N.Y.

Entries by Kate Orne

Vogue Model and Artist Christina Kruse

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2015 | 1:02 PM

This week on Upstate Diary Christina Kruse talks about her necessity to create her own structures.


UD: How do new ideas come to you?

CK: Well, usually it starts when I notice a structure that provokes a thought or two...

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90s Rock Goddess Melissa Auf Der Maur

(0) Comments | Posted March 29, 2015 | 1:49 PM

This week on Upstate Diary Melissa Auf Der Maur talks about her times with Hole and the Smashing Pumkins -- and much more.


MADM: Well, I had a terribly shy and enclosed personality until about twenty-two. I spent the first twenty-two...

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Pakistan's Sex Trade: Part II PHOTOS

(9) Comments | Posted June 25, 2010 | 5:46 PM

On June 11, I wrote about my initial introduction to the sex trade in Pakistan in Feb. of 2005.

A number of comments raised a concern about the risk I subject the victims to by exposing their faces in my photographs. Fellow photographer Jonathan Torgovnik...

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Pakistan's Sex Trade: May You Never Be Uncovered (PHOTOS)

(436) Comments | Posted June 11, 2010 | 4:12 PM

I was initially drawn to exploring the prevalence of prostitution under Islam in 2001 after encountering impoverished Afghan widows in the refugee camps of the North-West Frontier Province in Pakistan. It was shortly after 2001 when I had been invited by The Brooke to join in their efforts...

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