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 Melting Pot

Canon and Holga Film Shots St. Patrick’s Day Parade Atlanta, 2012 Reason #1,948 to love America. St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner and you don’t have to to be Irish American to celebrate…you can be whatever size, shape, color or nationality you want. We are the melting pot.

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…

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…

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…

When Using Black and White in Street Photography Becomes The Norm

  When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls! — Ted Grant There are lots of articles about why street photographers prefer monochrome treatments to images as opposed to black and white. That’s why my post on When Using Color in Street…

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…

In Honor Of Fat Tuesday & New Orleans

Fat Tuesday, also known as Shrove Tuesday is the “last hurrah” before the traditional lenten season. Go throw some beads and turn on the color. Digital, 2013. Shot with my Olympus, E-P2 micro four-thirds camera.  

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,…