Ben Helton’s “Messiah”

Ben Helton joined The Atlanta Street Photography Group (ASPG) in 2011, a couple of years after I started the group on Flickr. I remember one of our first discussion meet ups after we migrated ASPG to Facebook. Ben drove to Manuel’s Tavern in Atlanta all the way from his home in Senoia, roughly an hour south of the city. I…

Vivian Maier Film

John Maloof hasn’t given us an update since February, but it seems he is working on a documentary film called, “Finding Vivian Maier“. In the meantime, here’s a 2010 report that gives a little background if you are not familiar:

Atlanta Street Photography Group & Vivian Maier

  John Bennette, the art director of South by Southeast Photomagazine and curator for independent exhibitions for the Hearst Corporation in New York; including the first exhibition in New York of Vivian Maier photography will be at Serenbe Photography Center this Friday, February, February 24 from 7PM – 9PM. Included is a selection of Vivian Maier…

Participate in a Global Vivian Maier-Inspired Photoshoot

  Hosting Vivian Maier-Inspired Photoshoot in Atlanta on Saturday, June 25 UPDATE: A great time was had by all! The Atlanta group contributed their photos to the Vivian Maier Global Flickr Group’s collection. Check it out! ___ NOTICE: May 26, 2011: Are you an emerging or professional photographer in the Atlanta area interested in street…

Finding and Funding Vivian Maier

Behind The Documentary of Street Photographer Vivian Maier and Why I Chose To Be A Backer On a tip from a pretty reliable artistic source a few months ago, I began reading the Vivian Maier blog. In an instant I was hooked on her story and grateful for the tip! Vivan was never in any photography…

A Storyteller’s Inspiration

A Brief Review of Photographer Nick Onken’s Book – Photo Trekking: A Traveling Photographer’s Guide to Capturing Moments Around the World I haven’t gotten to all the written portion of this book yet but I went ahead and wrote a brief review on Amazon: I’m so enamored with the emotion behind the images that I…

October Exhibits for Casa Dresden

There will be two photography exhibits in October for Casa Dresden. 1) This image was chosen by selected judges to hang in the SHOTS10 exhibit at The Showcase School of Photography. This image will hang in the gallery from October 11 – December 3, 2010.  The opening reception will be on Friday, October 22 from…

Casa Dresden Served Up Southern Fried on May 7 & 14

… and she couldn’t help herself, so she went back for seconds. It’s that time again… You are invited to see a couple of my framed pieces along with several unframed pieces at the Southern Fried Photographers spring exhibit Friday, May 7 and Friday, May 14  at the Big House Gallery in Castleberry Hill. The…

Casa Dresden at the Inman Park Festival

I’m pleased to let you know that on Saturday and Sunday, April 24 and 25,  Casa Dresden – along with other select photographers – will be participating in the popular Atlanta Inman Park Festival. Look for us the Atlanta Photography Exhibit booth (A.K.A. “APE”). Springtime in Atlanta would not be the same without the biggest…