When Using Color in Street Photography Makes Sense

Digital, Ricoh GR  “The East Atlanta Strut”, Georgia, 2014    8/16/16 EDITED: Original post, September 29, 2014. I wholeheartedly embrace the idea that monochrome lends a certain beauty to a photograph that demands more of both the photograph and the photographer. However, the subject of color versus black and white is interesting to me, so I…

St. Patty’s Day Atlanta 2013 – The “Triad of Color” Series

St. Patty’s Day Atlanta 2013 – The “triad of color” series.  Did you know that originally, St. Patrick’s Day celebrated with blue and not green? Did you also know that St. Patrick used the 3 leaven clover to explain the trilogy to Irish pagans? These little facts inspired the “triad of color” series I put together from…

Little 5 Points & Inman Park in Color and Black & White

ASPG (Atlanta Street Photography Group) Meetup February 16 Digital: Fujifilm Finepix X100 (Experienced via fellow photographer camera day swap!) I’ve been seeing a lot of discussion among street photographers these days about the role of color in this genre. I do not shun color with my street shots. I feel there’s an appropriateness to when…

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…

Canadians Like It Clean

Toronto Street Shots – You can catch some pretty unusual moments….and yes, it IS REALLY that clean! One of the highlights of my recent trip to Toronto was the overall cleanliness of the city in general. If you have never been to visit our northern neighbors, you’ll find that the travel articles that boast the…