Joanne Smith, who cannot digest food, has been searching for a diagnosis for more than three years. Her weight has dropped from 140 pounds to 85. She poses for a portrait in her room at Cottonwood Place Senior Living in Holladay, Utah.
Pastor France A. Davis poses for a portrait at Calvary Baptist Church in Salt Lake City.
Lorianne Toler, who made a startling discovery of an earlier draft of the U.S. constitution, poses for a photo in the Utah State Capitol building in Salt Lake City.
Paul S. Edwards, editorial page editor, poses for a portrait in his office at the Deseret News in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012. Kristin Murphy for The New York Times
Jo Blake and Caine Keenan are dancers in "Duet," choreographed by Bill T. Jones and performed by the Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in Salt Lake City.
Tom Neupane, Bhutanese refugee, in Salt Lake City.
Darius Gray poses for a photo near Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, June 13, 2014.
Michael Ferguson and J. Seth Anderson, who were recently married, pose for a portrait at The Queens' Leaf in Salt Lake City on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Kristin Murphy for The New York Times
Photographer Henny Garfunkel poses for a photograph on Main Street in Park City, Utah, before the start of the Sundance Film Festival on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013. Garfunkel has been photographing film festivals since 1993. Kristin Murphy for The New York Times
Alfonse Sangimana poses for a photo near Mushaka, Rwanda.
Jake Butz relaxes at Mystic Hot Springs in Monroe, Utah.
Penny, Finn and Harper Ellis pretend to operate on their mother Kelby Ellis at home in Lehi, Utah.
Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks at the Zions Bank Basketball Center in Salt Lake City.
Nathan Paskett is a gay Mormon and a history and middle eastern studies major at Brigham Young University, a school owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in Provo, Utah, on Wednesday, June 6, 2012. Kristin Murphy for The New York Times
Utah photographer Kristin Murphy specializes in portrait photography, regularly doing assignments for The New York Times, Deseret News, Chronicle of Higher Education, Getty Images and family photo albums around the world.