The Where and the Challenge
Where do you take your photos?
Most of what you see on this site was taken in one of two places, (in some cases a third) either Las Vegas, Nevada or in the Southern Philippines, specifically Mindinao.
Since I live in Las Vegas and work right on Las Vegas Boulevard (aka “The Strip”) getting shots of one of the most photographed places in America is exceedingly easy.
What is not easy however is getting photos which are different enough to stand out.
The problem with a place like Las Vegas or Times Square in New York City is that people have been there, done that and taken the photos. Chances are that if you yourself haven’t bothered to take a picture of it, your friends or family posted up vacation photos on FaceBook. Family vacation? Thanks.
Click like button, glance over photos, move on.
So the challenge is originality.
My drive is to bring people closer to the photos and bring them to a point where they want to look closer.
To be able to bring out an “aha” moment in the viewer that stands to bridge the gap between average snapshot and digital art.