My last photo of 2019.
A self-portrait. Done with Inspiration. Looking forward.
[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”1″ display=”pro_mosaic”] As usual, the inspiration for this photoshoot came at the last minute! While I was in St. Kitts this fall, I reached out to see if anyone would be interested in a creative collaboration and thanks to entrepreneur, Winnielle Pereira, I was (virtually) introduced to dance choreographer Carèsse Hanley and her…Read details
I Love me some AfroFest.
This was a particularly challenging year and time, but documenting the lovely energy and the community is a responsibility and a blessing.
A Legatum (Legacy) Continua.
Today’s street photography walk was spontaneous, as usual. I was accompanied by Elinore – a young photographer that approached me with a desire to become a photographer and began interning 3 months before she even had a camera! Elinore has been consistent and very reliable – attending a number of shoots and events/weddings. Today however,…Read details
The community’s war drums are being used against us. The creativity and power of our rhythm and muse now hypnotizes and terrifies our own.
No longer do we use it to teach survival…. it is not used to improve communication…. but to be a constant terrorizing alert… echoing distress with no relief.
During a short working trip to Windsor, Ontario I connected with Kayla to organize a quick photoshoot. My goal was to test out my new camera (Sony A7III) and Kayla was interested in some more work for her portfolio. Kayla’s wonderful parents made arrangements to bring her across the bridge from Detroit to Windsor where…Read details
“God come save the misbegottenLost ghetto souls of Black Cotton (In God’s eyes)” – Tupac Amaru Shakur I’m thinking of “ghetto” here as not just a place, or a dehumanizing way to refer to economically poorer people… but “ghetto souls” being the children of the disrupted and displaced Black diaspora who are sarcred to the…Read details
Just some thoughts… Rock & Roll influenced Heavy Metal… Heavy Metal has its own sub-genres for its less than “positive” or “less sociable” expressions… known as Death/Hate Metal (none of which I listen to personally). Jazz/Soul/Funk/Reggae influenced Hip Hop (and Rock & Roll coincidentally) … Hip Hop has its own sub-genres, and they are categorized into broader musical sub-categories… “rap (conscious/ganger)/trap/ect.” …Read details