I was recently challenged to come up with 7 black and white images with no description or humans over social media. I like the idea of a challenge as it brings a gaming twist to the learning process.
Something that I loved about the trip to San Francisco in 2015, besides hanging out with friends, was the night photography. The world becomes a different place and it's all a stage for light to do some really wicked cool things to capture !
Having visited Gibbs Gardens in Ball Ground GA a few times, I was looking for different scenes. We arrived around 11 am and thankfully there were some clouds in the sky to soften the bright sun with a warm mid 80 degrees Fahrenheit forecast.
My creative process is slow and unpredictable, with only a direction in mind, which is to begin. Sometimes a month or more will pass from the time I take a photo and I find an idea to play off of it. Such is the case with some midnight long exposure
It was January of 2016 when I drove downtown to meet up with fellow photographers, Chris Kalmback and Bob Coates, who were in Atlanta on travel. I had become a fan of Chris’ artistic B&W photography in The Arcanum and Bob was here to speak at a conference. After some lunch and getting properly caffeinated, we...