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…

Street Shots: Little Five Points Halloween Parade

Atlanta, GA 10.18.2014 Digital, Ricoh GR   Still Some Good Street Shooting The L5P Halloween Parade has been a favorite of mine for a few years now. This year it was insanely crowded, to the point that the Atlanta Street Photography Group and I weren’t able to have a normal meet up. We were fighting…

Atlanta’s St. Patrick’s Day Gallery in Color

St. Patrick’s Day 2014 in Atlanta They changed the venue this year from downtown to midtown and they dropped the confetti at the end, but there was no change to the energy level! St. Patty’s day is still a big hit in Atlanta, Georgia.  I used Lightroom’s cross processing and add a little more green to…

Another Way To Shoot The Little 5 Points Halloween Parade, Atlanta

Little 5 Points, Atlanta, 2013 Digital, Olympus E-P2 Here’s a different way to shoot street Instead of just walking around and taking street shots with a group, here’s what I did differently this year for Atlanta’s most enticing street photography opportunity (The Little 5 Points Halloween Parade): I went solo, dressed up with my least,…

Darkness, Light, Figures and Lanterns

From Dusk to Midnight Inman Park – Piedmont Park, Atlanta Beltline Parade, 2013. Olympus e-P2, no flash This is the second year for Atlanta Street Photography Group’s planned trip to The Beltline Lantern Parade. I had planned to shoot this event with external flash again, but something just felt different.  (Do check out the cool flash images from Greg…

Eccentric Events Bring Out More Interesting Street Photography

Dragoncon Parade, Downtown Atlanta August 30, 2013 Olympus e-p2, digital The Atlanta Street Photography Group has often drawn on the bustling nature of parades in order to create street photography in this southern, automobile-dependent city. The Dragoncon parades in downtown Atlanta are probably the second largest and most diverse opportunities we get to capture interesting, candid street…

Dragoncon Atlanta, In Color

Dragoncon Parade, Downtown Atlanta August 30, 2013 Olympus e-p2, digital The Atlanta Street Photography Group met up for the annual Dragoncon Parade. Our approach was to spend less time shooting and more time thinking and composing the shot. My collection can be divided into two; one set in color that shows the characters of this eccentric…