j.Devaun Photography

The Way I See It (Blog)

  1. This is New York (Street Hop)

    2018-11-26 18:21:10 UTC
    There’s something rhythmic in this woman’s gesture. There’s an elegance, a gracefulness. It’s as if she is dancing in the shadows, performing an impromptu street ballet or, perhaps, a Fifth Avenue foxtrot.  But no. In reality she is jaywalking. In addition to the suaveness of her motion, there’s an apparent…

  2. Light and Shadow and Reasons

    2018-11-10 03:04:56 UTC
    You know that rather well known saying about sunset photography being cliche? The same could probably be said about light/shadow photography, especially in the context of street photography. But I’m sure there’s also an equally pertinent quote about shooting what you like for no other reason than the fact that…

  3. This is New York (Autumn Strut)

    2018-11-07 05:06:00 UTC
    Olympus Infinity Stylus//Kodak Gold 200 As I watched this woman saunter across my field of view, I was jolted into a heightened sense of awareness that her presence immediately transformed the scene from one of pretty fall colors to one indicative of everything that New York City is this time…

  4. Call To Action: One Time For Botham Jean

    2018-10-03 02:56:00 UTC
    “If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” – Malcolm X

  5. For a Photographer, There’s No Such Thing as Bad Weather

    2018-09-23 06:19:00 UTC
    What do you do on a foggy, gloomy day? Cuddle up with a good book? Binge watch Netflix, maybe? Or load a roll of Tri-X 400 into your camera, set it to meter for 800, and wander the city? I will almost always choose the last option, because there’s no…

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