A few colleagues and clients know that a combination of personal health issues and serious family matters have conspired over the past two+ years to draw me away from nature photography. Traveling back and forth multiple times across the country to support family members with life-threatening health conditions, move elderly parents into an assisted living facility, and visit grandchildren as often as possible on the other side of the country leaves little time for adventure in the great outdoors. However, I am able to make time to shoot in my own backyard, that is, I...
Baltimore artist Pablo Machioli decided he wanted to create a message of peace and so invited people to participate in a Human Flag of Peace. He explained the idea was to bring people together and have fun while thinking about peace.
On Sunday, April 6th, Words Beats & Life Inc. presented the Fine Lines Mural Jam in partnership with HiArts and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The event featured more than 50 artists from the Baltimore-Washington DC metro area as well as crews from Philadelphia and New Jersey.
One of the most fascinating things about street art, and graffiti in particular, is its ephemeral nature. Art pieces are short-lived, as artists and writers reuse prime wall space. Though the art pieces be momentary, their expression is vibrant.
No matter what the type of photography I am pursuing at the moment (nature, cityscapes, special events, etc.), a big part of the fun is the thrill of the hunt … tracking down something new. Saturday I had a few hours free (woo-hoo!) and decided to see what new graffiti and street art I might find.