Who Talks To A Street Photographer – Part 1

As a street photographer, most of my images are candid, wide angle shots of every day life. Then there are days when you find an interesting face and you want to come in closer. If you’re a semi-bold female, 99% of the time, you can just smile sweetly and go for it. Some will just pose…

Fine Southern Street Spirit

Location: Edgewood Avenue, Atlanta Olympus E-P2, digital July 4, 2014 Finding Edgewood in Yang… even the structures

How I Use The Pocket Light Meter iPhone App With Analog Photography

 An indespensible app for analog (film) photographers I have several old 35mm and 120 film cameras. Some do not have a meter. The Pocket Light Meter iPhone App by NuWaste Studios takes the suffering out of getting the right shot by allowing you to take control depending on what you want to make of the image. In…

Finding The Artist’s Way

How to get unstuck from creative fanaticism (for the overachiever) I’ve been stuck for months trying to find my direction or a deeper sense of where my artist wants to go. Frustrated and tired of waiting (and utilizing my old, methodical, driven ways of moving forward), I began re-reading the Artist’s Way for the 5th time…

Don’t plan a photo, don’t take a photo, just be a photo

Unplanned Photography I have to admit that I’ve been a terrible slump with photography. It’s not that I haven’t had opportunities to shoot, but rather, it’s been a struggle with “what’s the point?… is this what I really want? Oh wait, yes I do, but where do I go from here? Let me just escape…

Portland Streets: Their Own Colorful Character

Their cool, colorful street colors and random art objects are Portland’s way of showing off it’s confidence When I’m not shooting street photography, I’m often looking for interesting street scenes (without people in them), such as cool signage or architecture. As I let my Pacific Northwest film and digital images sit and marinate over the last…

Atlanta’s Urban Artistic Side

On a film photography assignment, I decided also bring along my wide angle digital that I use for street photography. I got to see  a side of Atlanta that I’ve rarely if ever have seen, despite being a native of this city. Here’s a shot I took around Inman Park with my Nikon and developed…