How Many Great Street Bands Are There in New Orleans?

Royal Street, New Orleans, March 2016 Digital, Ricoh GR   New Orleans (“NoLa”) is known for having a wealth of incredible, talented musicians. This band ranks up there with the best I’ve heard there.  The drummer, aside from his beat, kept a pretty tight glare on the crowd. I had to photograph him. The clarinet player…

Cartagena in Black and White

The most striking aspect of the walled city in Cartagena Colombia is the wide array of bold, beautiful colors – from the houses to its inhabitants choice of clothing. So, it may seem odd that my first selection of street photography would be in black and white. As I’ve mentioned before, some images lend themselves to…

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…

Warbird Street Scenes

The Atlanta Warbird Weekend (AWW) at the Peachtree-DeKalb Airport in Atlanta is “dedicated to the remembrance and celebration of the men, women and machines of The Greatest Generation.” For me, it was also a small window of opportunity to capture a different angle on street photography. I tried to include where possible, a little bit of the concepts…

The Faces of Dragoncon 2015

Street Portraits and Spectators Digital, NikonD300, 50mm Downtown Atlanta, 2015 When this is the crowd, classic street photography turns to street portraits. Dragoncon is becoming more and more crowded each year. As a result, it’s so hard to move around that I spent most of my time shooting faces this Dragoncon 2015, Atlanta and running…

We Are Changing: How People Mimic Nature

Digital, Ricoh GR Lincoln Park, 2015   The photos in the gallery above represent a collection of ways in which we subconsciously attempt to mimic nature. They also represent the ways we create man-made natural environments so that people and nature can silently coexistence. These are arranged symbolically in pairs and are open to your interpretation. There is no…

Inman Park Festival, 2015

  Inman Park, Atlanta Digital, Ricoh GR   From Acrobatics to Runaway Attaches Finding good street photography opportunities in Atlanta isn’t difficult around our city’s parades and festivals, but the Inman Park Fest is one of the largest, most diverse in terms of costumes, art and a variety of sights and sounds, which lends itself to a unique…

Winter in Blue Ridge at 100 Speed

Experimenting with 100 speed film in Black and White and 100 ASA in digital color. Digital photographers generally don’t like too much grain in their digital shots, but I found it to be an interesting look that at least taught me a little more about using different speeds across two mediums using an 80mm lens…

A Saturday Through The Lens

Yashica Mat, TTL medium format film. Candler Park & Little Five Points, Atlanta.    Joining With and Separating From Others 8 film scans to tell a 1 minute story on how we join and separate in public. This and Street Scenes Through Reflections form part of a budding project still taking shape.