Go To Urban Soul Photography
Living in the Shadows
Millions of humans live in the shadow of society. They live in our midst, but remain invisible to most, by our choice, not theirs. If we do happen to see them, they are repugnant to us. They're people who we've made marginal in our ignoring and berating. These are people, yes, who march to a different drum than the societal norm. Sometimes society has provided no choice. Yet, they are people who are, but for a different set of circumstances. just like you and I. People, who like you and I are God’s children.
In this photo-piece, I seek to bring some of these folk out of the shadows into the daylight.
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"A Walk on the Eastside"
“Did you just take my picture?” she demands, face in my face. “No,” I reply, “No one except Art’s.” “I saw you point the camera up the street at me,” she challenges. “A picture of Manny’s – just that – is all I took.” Satisfied, she walked back to join the others on the corner; a gathering place for those with time on their hand and a bottle to share.
All the while Art continues to sketch my likeness. He tells me as he sketches.... [Continue reading about my walk on the Eestside of Austin]