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…

Street Photo of A Mother & Son At A Bar After His Wedding

  Experiments with the Ricoh GR’s in camera 47mm crop, macro and flash while attempting to maintain proper focus. The Village at Siesta Key, Sarasota, FL   He had just gotten married that day…. and there’s more to the story, but let’s just leave it there!  

Only In Little 5 Points

Only in Little Five Points can a street photographer find an off-duty comedian/magician/clown AND a film crew on break!  

Who Talks To A Street Photographer? (Part Two)

From Who Talks To A Street Photographer? (Part 1), these are the film shots of those who were and were not “closed” for the day. Though a couple of shots are not entirely technically sound, I included them as a continuing part of the original story. Shot with a Rolleiflex 2.8 and Kodak Tri-X 400

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…

Quick Tips on Photographic Visual Story Telling

A few years ago I took a visual storytelling class for photography and I never forgot it. It has served me with a good foundation for most of my photoblog posts since – and I hope one day when I get the time to create my book, it will serve me then. For now, I would like…

Project Parallel: Global Street Scenes Through Reflections

Some of us are keenly aware of others who come into our physical space, while some of us rarely pay attention to our surroundings or the people around us. How aware are you of passersby and how often do you immediately create a story about them? In a parallel universe, what if you had a…