Remember way back in school when they gave us Aptitude Tests to determine how best we could serve society? Well, mine said I should be an Architect. Today, I always slow down – take a moment to look up – to witness our buildings and structures considering their place our lives.
Since my relocation to New York City a few years ago, street photography has quickly become one of my favorite things to do. The street here is like a long string of events, each one loosely connected to the other.
The Panasonic Lumix GX-1 being so small and light, means I can take it with me everyday. Having my camera at the ready makes all the difference. Things happen fast - it's there and then it's gone.
The urban environment is filled with endless combinations of action, movement, shape, color, line and texture. It's a photographer buffet. For me, the joy of exploring the city comes from slowing down ... taking the time to seek out details and really see things.
Everybody loves the beach. Growing up landlocked in Missouri only served to further my interest towards the west coast of the United States. I was lucky enough to spend some time in Southern California. I enjoy capturing the little details of what makes coastal living so special.
Perhaps the most risky field of kinetic photography is that of camera tossing, in which the photographer literally throws their equipment into the air in hopes of producing an artistic looking image. Many camera tosses take place at night, when the camera is able to capture light with a long exposure, resulting in streaks of hypnotizing light patterns.
This series is available on a commercial basis exclusively through Farmboy Fine Arts.