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Graphiknation Photos Featured in Hollywood Life Exclusive

hollywood life exclusive – featuring images by graphiknation In their exclusive on Real Housewives of Atlanta star Tanya Sam, Hollywood Life featured my images from Madonna's performance at Philips Arena in Atlanta in January 2016. For every show in Madonna's Rebel...

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The Guardian – Atlanta Week, Featuring Graphiknation

the guardian – atlanta week, featuring graphiknation Very excited to be asked to host an Instagram takeover this week for British-based publication The Guardian, on their page @guardiancities. The takeover features some of my favorite shots around the city, via my own...

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VoyageATL – Art & Life with Lauren Holley

VoyageATL– Art & Life with Lauren Holley I am honored to be featured by VoyageATLthis month in their "Thought Provokers" series (Downtown Collection). Please take some time and give it a read, especially if you don't know a lot about my back story, and how I have...

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Tips for the Traveling Photographer

Take Better Travel Photos!My Top 10 Tips That Anyone Can Use If you're anything like most people, you want to get the best images when your traveling but without too much hassle or extra gear weighing you down. Here are some of my favorite tips to make the most of...

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Epic Eclipse in the ATL

Epic Eclipse in the ATLNot Full Totality, but 97% Ain't Half Bad. As a street photographer and ATLien, I just couldn’t commit to leaving the streets I love so much in favor of a countryside view of this most epic event. Nevermind the crowds, the traffic and the...

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Yelp Atlanta – Instagram Takeover

yelp atlanta – instagram takeover, with graphiknation I was honored to be asked by Yelp Atlanta to host this weeks' "Takeover Tuesday". It was so much fun curating a photographic tour of my favorite places to shoot in Atlanta, and where to eat, drink and hangout once...

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I Finally Made It To the Stage with Madonna!

Living the Dream, Sharing the Stage with Madonna I still can’t really believe it, but one of my paintings made it into the fan video that plays in the background during Madonna’s solo performance of the song Rebel Heart on her current world tour. This for me, is...

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Best of Atlanta 2015 Party

Best of 2015 Block Party: A night to Remember Last night I had a blast attending the Creative Loafing Best of Atlanta 2015 Block Party in downtown Atlanta. I was blown away last week to learn I won 3 reader's poll awards, so I could not have been more excited to be...

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My Atlanta Streetcar Photos Made It to Times Square!

 NYC, BABY! My Atlanta Streetcar Photos Made It to Times Square! Probably the most exciting news (like ever) was hearing that some of my photography of the Atlanta Streetcar would be featured in a video ad that would appear in Times Square on the ABC Supersign! The ad...

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