I usually have a lot of ideas. All the ideas don’t always pertain to me drawing something. Naw, that would be quite boring. Even though I don’t really get bored. But ideas tend to rehash through other people. A lot of dope collabs get created out of these ideas. So often Reeswa and I bounce dope ideas with each other. This time Dj jamad is the subject matter. Stay tuned
This morning at 8:55am I’m out around my way getting shot by Ree swa. I’ve been shot by a few photographers but we usually have some eye catching results. I guess because I listen to her vision with her photoshoot and add my touch without changing too much of the original concept. The trust factor helps a lot. Plus the outcome makes us both look better. Everybody wins! Stay tuned
It’s been a long time coming, this shoot… and for the experience, I am truly grateful.
It was Friday morning, 11:39 a.m., when I arrived at Ras Lumumba’s house. Nine minutes behind schedule. But as I parked my car, he opened his door to welcome me. It’s always nice to see Ras Lumumba… He’s like an uncle to me. Wise. Honest. Funny… and caring. He is… He’s a father, husband, brother, uncle, painter, community leader, Babalawo… He is a man of many hats…many that I have not even named. Continue
The funny thing about a good idea is, you lose the value of it if you don’t put it in action. Afterwards, that’s when things start getting interesting. Sheree ReeSwa Swann is at the interesting part of her journey.The idea part is”The Royal Affair” art show which will be displayed at The City of ink August 17 2012. The jump start of the Happily Natural day weekend during Black August in Atlanta. It’s going to be a full and solo exhibit of her work. Displayed photos of Men, women and child being represented in different shades of black consumed by nothing but pride, honor and respect. It’s that Royal feeling we often have within us during our daily lives that help us get by.
The Action part. Work before and After work. Sand blasting and painting frames until new. Buying more frames.Editing, sizing and printing multiple photos. Promoting and still having photo shoots during all of this. Plus working that overtime at the job. Yea! I guess Taking a quick pic, choosing a filter and posting it on instagram is quicker. The Royal work continues. Salute!
Event: “The Royal AfFair”
location: 323 Walker St
Atlanta Ga 30313
date: August 17 2012
This one of the Dope shots taken by Lens of Life photography. She did a a great job. I wanted to have a clean but edgy look for the shoot. I love suits. I don’t rock them at all. But I keep telling myself that I’ll fall in a position where i can rock them joints and create dope art at the same time as a job. Thus the vision for the shoot.
Sunday was a very good day. This Lens of life photography shoot was the highlight of my weekend. I got told what to do by a fly lady who love her craft. And I’m not mad about it at all. Because in the end it was nothing but straight with no chaser honest appreciation. In this day in time. Those values shine pass many. Salute
Last Thursday I got to chill with the lovely Sheree Swann of Lens of Life Photography. We was planning and getting stuff ready for my photo shoot with her in a few weeks. It should be a dope shoot. She has been putting in heavy work this year. And we only 2 months in. Dope! I love a productive woman. But it’s always a good thing when we link up. Good energy, minus the drama, does so much wonders in a growing life towards greatness. You have to appreciate them moment like silence. I know I do! Very much. Salute